Work in Snohomish, Monroe and near Arlington will disrupt drivers

The Washington State Department of Transportation has three road projects that are expected to affect drivers in Snohomish County starting tonight and continuing through next week.

In Snohomish, drivers on U.S. 2 should expect nightly detours this weekend. WSDOT crews plan to work on paving and sealing cracks.

The work is scheduled from 8 tonight to 5 a.m. Sunday. It’s expected to continue during those same hours Sunday night and Monday morning. An eastbound lane and westbound U.S. 2 from Highway 9 to Bickford Avenue are scheduled to be closed.

A detour is set for westbound drivers, who are expected to exit at Bunk Foss Road to northbound Highway 9. The detour takes drivers to westbound Highway 204 to connect with U.S. 2 at the trestle.

The work is expected to extend the life of the pavement and provide a smoother, safer drive.

In Monroe, WSDOT has postponed closing Highway 522 this weekend. It expects to shut it down next weekend instead.

The closure is scheduled from 9:30 p.m. June 28 to 8:30 a.m. June 29.

Crews are planning to pour concrete for the deck of the new Snohomish River bridge. WSDOT expects to release details about a detour next week.

Near Arlington, work is under way on the I-5 southbound Stillaguamish River bridge.

Next week, drivers should expect the exit from southbound I-5 to Highway 530 to be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closure is scheduled from Monday night to Tuesday morning and again from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning.

Crews plan to install temporary lighting. A detour via the Smokey Point exit is planned. Drivers should adjust for the delay.

For more information, email WSDOT’s Mike Allende at allendm@wsdot.wa.gov.

More in Local News

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s best images by staff photographers and… Continue reading

Trail work by juvenile offenders builds resumes, confidence

Kayak Point trails were built out this year by groups from Denney Juvenile Justice Center.

Flood watches end for Snohomish County

No rain is forecast for the rest of the week.

Volunteers clean up homeless camp infested with garbage

The organization’s founder used to live and do drugs in the same woods.

Families begin relocating from public housing complex

Baker Heights is in need of repairs deemed to costly to make, and will be demolished and replaced.

Everett mayoral campaign is one of the priciest ever

Many campaign donors are giving to both Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy.

Arrests made in robbery-turned fatal Everett shooting

A man, 24, and woman, 18, were found at a hotel in Seattle.

3 fire departments seek levies to support emergency services

District 25 in Oso is hoping to pass its first fire levy in 22 years.

Front Porch

JUST FOR YOUTH Build with balloons Youth in fourth grade and up… Continue reading

Most Read