Nighttime ramp closures on I-5 in Clark County, Oct. 26-29

VANCOUVER – Drivers who use Interstate 5 between Vancouver and Ridgefield should plan for possible delays this week.

Washington State Department of Transportation contractor, Granite Construction, will close several ramps for weather dependent pavement repair work.

Closure details

  • Wed., Oct. 26: The northbound I-5 on-and off-ramps to State Route 501 Pioneer Street/Ridgefield will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Thu., Oct. 27: The southbound I-5 off- and on- ramps at SR 501 Pioneer Street/Ridgefield will close from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Fri., Oct. 28: The southbound I-5 off- and on- ramps to Northeast 179th Street, the southbound I-5 off- and on-ramps at SR 502/Battle Ground, and the southbound I-5 off- and on- ramps to the Gee Creek Rest Area will close from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The work is part of a 10-mile resurfacing project on I-5 between the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds and the North Fork Lewis River Bridge.

Tools for drivers

WSDOT offers a variety of tools to help drivers plan ahead:

Hyperlinks within the release

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Ken Vance got his start in the newspaper industry in 1987 as a reporter at The Columbian Newspaper in Vancouver. Vance graduated from Stevenson High School in Stevenson, WA, and attended Clark College in Vancouver. He worked for The Columbian from 1987-2001. He was most recently a staff member of The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground, where he served as editor since 2010 and reporter since 2007. Vance’s work in the newspaper industry has won him multiple awards, including a first place award from the Society of Professional Journalists for in-depth reporting.

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