WSDOT maintenance crews will be conducting paving work in the areas where catch basins have been installed alongside southbound I-5
VANCOUVER – Travelers on southbound Interstate 5 in Vancouver should plan ahead for possible delays this week.
On Wednesday (May 31), Washington State Department of Transportation’s maintenance crews will be conducting paving work in the areas where catch basins have been installed alongside southbound I-5, in Vancouver.
During heavy seasonal rainstorms, water has the potential to collect and flow over the roadway. With the newly installed drainage system, excessive rainwater will flow into the catch basins, preventing pooling on the interstate, improving safety for travelers.
Additional lane closures may be needed, WSDOT will announce the dates of the closures once they are confirmed.
- Wednesday, May 31: The right lane of southbound I-5 and right shoulder along the on-ramp from Northeast 78th Street to southbound I-5, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday, June 1: The left lane of southbound I-5 from the median adjacent to the Main Street off-ramp will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Drivers are encouraged to slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones.
This work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled at any time.
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