Drivers using northbound Interstate 5 through Lacey can anticipate minor backups and slowdowns during the overnight hours on Saturday while Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) maintenance crews close lanes to repair a concrete panel.
Northbound Interstate 5 at milepost 81 in Lewis County was fully blocked due to an investigation of a fatality collision on Tuesday morning, according to Trooper Will Finn with the Washington State Patrol.
Southbound Interstate 5 will be closed tonight at midnight so Joint Base Lewis-McChord workers can remove what appears to be an old landmine unearthed near the railroad tracks there, according to a news release.
Olympian reporter Amelia Dickson shares her frustration with the roundabouts at Fourth and Fifth avenues just west of downtown Olympia. Readers are encouraged to share their local traffic frustrations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
State senators want to overhaul how Sound Transit does business, starting with the agency’s governing board. The state Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would replace the 18 local officials who are appointed to Sound Transit’s board with 11 board members who are directly elected by voters.