All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 were blocked south of Tumwater just before 113th Avenue Southwest following a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, according to Washington State Department of Transportation.
What does it take to connect a highway to a tunnel? In Seattle, the answer is three weeks of intensive construction. The work starts Jan. 11, 2019 when the Alaskan Way Viaduct shuts down and state Route 99 closes through the city for three weeks.
A woman who died Saturday afternoon after her car crashed into a guardrail on Interstate 5 in Federal Way has been identified as Sau Chun Leung, 68, of Portland, according to the Washington State Patrol.
An 81-year-old Lacey woman who was injured in a six-car crash in Lacey has died, a longtime family friend said. The crash took place the morning of Nov. 7 at Martin Way East and College Street Southeast.
The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking people who use Interstate 5 between Tumwater and Nisqually to weigh in on ways to improve travel along the corridor. An online survey is up now through Nov. 27.
Some of the soul-crushing construction projects on Interstate 5 through the Tacoma Dome area will end soon, but another big one is set to start in February and nearly three years. Traffic is likely to remain an issue, especially southbound.
One of the biggest road construction projects in Thurston County — a $48 million undertaking that is expected to be complete in late 2020 — gets underway Monday night in Lacey, according to the Washington state Department of Transportation.