I-5 closing again this weekend for sign installation

I-5 closing again this weekend for sign installation

Credit: WSDOT

New "Smarter Highways System" signs will be able to change speed limits based on conditions and indicate to drivers when a lane is closed or when drivers should merge to another lane.

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by KING5.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 10:56 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 23 at 11:02 AM

SEATTLE – For the second straight weekend, Northbound Interstate 5 in Seattle is being shut down while transportation crews install new overhead electronic signs.

The northbound lane closures will begin at Boeing Access Road and end at the I-90 interchange. The closures go from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and from 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday.

A signed detour will route drivers around the closure via Airport Way. Drivers should expect delays or take alternate routes such as Interstate 405 or State Route 599 to Highway 99.

Drivers should expect similar closures next weekend.

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