Anyone who regularly drives southbound I-5 through Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace is in for a smoother ride.Preparatory work begins today on a project to repave this rough-and-rutted, 2-mile stretch of aging asphalt over the summer.
Date: 05/20/2013 | Street Smarts
SEATTLE -- Officials have identified a man struck on I-5 in Everett in March.
Date: 05/06/2013 | Local News
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Oregon State Police say a motorist was killed after driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 and colliding with another vehicle near Ashland.
Date: 05/04/2013 | Northwest
EVERETT -- A man struck on I-5 in Everett in March is recovering, but police still don't know his name.
Date: 04/22/2013 | Local News
Herald StaffSTANWOOD – Drivers heading north on I-5 this week can again expect lane closures as the state continues to repair and replace damaged roadway northeast of Stanwood.
Date: 04/15/2013 | Local News
OLYMPIA -- Gov. Jay Inslee insists that it is "now or never" on securing $450 million in state money for the replacement of the bridge connecting Interstate 5 between Vancouver, Wash., and Portland, Ore.It appears that supporters of the Columbia River Crossing had best hope...
Date: 04/12/2013 | Northwest
No serious injuries were reported Thursday in a crash along northbound I-5 near the Everett Mall exit.The crash happened about 11:20 a.m.Four cars were involved. Only minor injuries, according to the Washington...
Date: 04/11/2013 | Sirens
STANWOOD – Two of the three northbound lanes on I-5 north of Stanwood are scheduled to be closed for three days starting Tuesday for repairs.Crews plan to reduce northbound I-5 to one lane just north of the 300th Ave. NW interchange (exit 215)...
Date: 04/08/2013 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- A pedestrian struck on I-5 in Everett last month remains hospitalized, but his condition is improving, police said Wednesday.The Washington State Patrol and social workers at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle are working together to determine the man's...
Date: 04/03/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- Troopers are asking for help identifying a man struck by two trucks on I-5 in Everett earlier this week.
Date: 03/29/2013 | Local News
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE -- Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for potential witnesses in a Jan. 25 crash on I-5 in Mountlake Terrace.
Date: 03/27/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- A man struck by two pickup trucks on I-5 in Everett on Tuesday survived the night.
Date: 03/27/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- A man believed to be in his 30s was in critical condition Tuesday morning after being struck by at least two cars on southbound I-5 in Everett.The crash happened about 5:08 a.m. on the freeway in the area of the 75th Street SE overpass, said trooper Mark Francis...
Date: 03/26/2013 | Local News
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday that Washington has a closing window of opportunity to replace the bridge carrying Interstate 5 over the Columbia River, warning that failure to act would "start that erosion process in our economic competitiveness."
Date: 03/23/2013 | Northwest
MARYSVILLE -- A proposed coal terminal in Bellingham that could bring 18 more trains per day through Marysville could, in a backhanded way, work to the city's advantage.It could help Marysville get...
Date: 03/23/2013 | Local News
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Coast Guard says it needs more information before it can consider a permit for the proposed new Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River between Portland and Vancouver.
Date: 03/13/2013 | Northwest
SALEM, Ore. -- The Oregon Senate has approved $450 million in bonds to help pay for a new Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River connecting Portland and Vancouver.The vote Monday was 18-11. Gov. John Kitzhaber, a bridge backer, says he'll sign the bill.
Date: 03/04/2013 | Northwest
If you're checking traffic cameras on the city of Lynnwood's website, there's an easy way to get even more information about congested spots.
Date: 02/18/2013 | Street Smarts
A Sultan man, 25, was hospitalized Tuesday after a one-car crash along northbound I-5 in Everett, near Marine View Drive.The crash happened about 3:45 p.m., said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.
Date: 02/12/2013 | Sirens
EVERETT -- Police and troopers are searching for a man who was hit by a car as he ran across I-5 Thursday morning.The driver was headed northbound around 8:45 a.m. and was just north of 128th Street when the pedestrian was struck.
Date: 02/07/2013 | Local News
Jeff Thorngren of Snohomish writes: The state Department of Transportation needs to time the daily opening of the U.S. 2 trestle eastbound shoulder lane with the on-ramp meter lights from 41st Street onto northbound I-5. Traffic regulating lights on the 41st on-ramp...
Date: 01/28/2013 | Street Smarts
LYNNWOOD -- A man was rushed to a Seattle hospital Friday after his motorcycle was rear-ended by a car along southbound I-5 in Lynnwood.The car's driver, a 22-year-old man, was arrested for investigation of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.
Date: 01/25/2013 | Local News
Truck on southbound I-5 was carrying load of frozen seafood
Date: 01/23/2013 | Sirens
A 19-year-old woman suffered minor injuries Wednesday after her car rolled over along southbound I-5, about a half-mile south of 128th Street SW.The woman was taken to a local hospital, said Leslie Hynes, spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire...
Date: 01/23/2013 | Sirens
SMOKEY POINT -- A high-speed police pursuit wound through north Snohomish County on Tuesday morning before ending in the arrest of a 23-year-old Monroe man.Two police cars were rammed during the chase. No serious injuries were reported.The trouble started about 11:10 a.m.
Date: 01/22/2013 | Local News
Tom Stephenson of Bothell writes: The 41st Street interchange in Everett is a scary mess.
Date: 01/14/2013 | Street Smarts
Sometimes, driving southbound on I-5 through Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace can feel like driving in the tire grooves at a car wash -- except at 60 mph.It's even more fun when those ruts are full of water.That's expected to change in summer.
Date: 12/31/2012 | Street Smarts
SEATTLE -- The Transportation Department says construction crews will be working this winter on Interstate 5 through Seattle.
Date: 12/28/2012 | Northwest
EVERETT -- An Arlington man died earlier this month from injuries he suffered in a crash along southbound I-5 in Everett in November.Brian L. Coker, 39, died Dec. 13 at a Skagit County hospital, according to a Washington State Patrol memo.
Date: 12/22/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- A man who allegedly led police on a winding, 44-mile high-speed pursuit around Snohomish County on Sunday morning reportedly doesn't remember much of what happened.
Date: 12/20/2012 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- A Burien man, 38, was arrested early Tuesday morning after a lengthy police pursuit that started near Smokey Point.
Date: 12/18/2012 | Local News
Police wound a man following a high-speed chase in Clearview
Date: 12/16/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- Police have recommended felony charges against a suspected drunken driver whose run-in with a guard rail along Highway 529 this weekend helped create a traffic nightmare that turned north Everett into a parking lot by Monday evening.
Date: 12/03/2012 | Local News
A dump truck lost a load of dirt on northbound I-5 in south Everett Friday morning, tangling traffic in the area.
Date: 11/30/2012 | Sirens
A Washington State Patrol trooper was not injured after crashing his patrol car on I-5 near Mountlake Terrace early Friday morning.
Date: 11/30/2012 | Sirens
MARYSVILLE -- Loren Schireman knows how bad traffic during past holiday seasons has been at the Lakewood Crossing shopping area.
Date: 11/24/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- An Arlington man, 39, was expected to survive after rolling his pickup on southbound I-5 in Everett on Friday evening.The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. on I-5, north of the Highway 526 exit, according to Washington State Patrol trooper Keith Leary.
Date: 11/23/2012 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy received minor injuries Wednesday morning after his patrol motorcycle crashed on I-5 near Arlington.
Date: 11/21/2012 | Local News
For many, life in the Northwest includes braving rain, wind and snow while trying to travel a significant distance to be with friends and family for Thanksgiving.
Date: 11/19/2012 | Street Smarts
MARYSVILLE -- Moving in and out of the Lakewood Crossing shopping center could soon get easier for drivers.
Date: 11/15/2012 | Local News
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ten southwest Washington Republicans say that the defeat in Clark County of a ballot measure to increase the sales tax is a sign the proposed $3.5 billion interstate bridge across the Columbia River must be redesigned.
Date: 11/09/2012 | Northwest
Ron Matthews of Monroe writes: I drive a school bus, including four times a day on Highway 9 between Maltby Road and 188th Street SE, and on Maltby Road as well. My complaint is about drivers who run through my yellow and red lights.
Date: 10/15/2012 | Street Smarts
Highway 531 just west of I-5 was shut down for a while Monday night for an incident that drew a large response from police and fire crews.It was a lot of lights and sirens, but it sounds like everyone involved needed a chill pill more than they needed an ambulance.
Date: 10/09/2012 | Sirens
Mike Shephard of Snohomish writes: There is a controversy over whether you have to signal in a roundabout. I've heard both sides of the disagreement. Some police say yes, you have to signal, and have even given tickets for not doing so.
Date: 10/08/2012 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- A large brush fire along northbound I-5 on Monday slowed the afternoon commute between Lynnwood and Everett.
Date: 10/01/2012 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- A 23-year-old Tulalip woman was struck and killed early Tuesday morning while reportedly attempting to walk across southbound I-5 near Arlington.It happened about 12:40 a.m., near where the highway crosses the Stillaguamish River.
Date: 09/25/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- A Mukilteo man, 21, remained in intensive care Monday from injuries he suffered when his car rolled over near the Snohomish River.
Date: 09/24/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- A 21-year-old Mukilteo man suffered serious injuries after the car he was driving went off the road on I-5 near the Snohomish River early Saturday, according to the Washington State Patrol.The man was taken to the regional trauma center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Date: 09/22/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- A man was seriously injured Thursday after he apparently rear-ended a pickup truck on his motorcycle in Everett.The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m., on the ramp from eastbound Highway 526 to northbound I-5, Everett police Lt. Robert Goetz said.
Date: 08/16/2012 | Local News
LYNNWOOD -- A Granite Falls man died after a one-car accident on I-5 late Wednesday night near Lynnwood, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Date: 08/16/2012 | Local News
Bob DeNeui of Marysville writes: Now that the new Ebey Slough bridge on Highway 529 is nearly complete, are there any plans to build another northbound exit off I-5 directly alongside Highway 529 to the new bridge?
Date: 08/13/2012 | Street Smarts
Steven M. Lowry of Camano Island writes: Between Everett and Smokey Point heading north there are no signs stating that vehicles with trailers, or vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds, are prohibited in the fast lane. I travel this road daily and end up following semis and trucks pulling...
Date: 07/23/2012 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- No one was seriously injured in a rollover collision that backed up traffic on southbound I-5 for hours Tuesday morning.The crash was reported about 9:45 a.m., said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.
Date: 07/18/2012 | Local News
EVERETT — No one was seriously injured in a rollover collision that backed up traffic on southbound I-5 for hours Tuesday morning.The crash was reported about 9:45 a.m., said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.
Date: 07/17/2012 | Local News
LYNNWOOD -- A section of I-5 pavement skinned off nearly two years ago for a road project is at last scheduled to be fixed.
Date: 07/09/2012 | Local News
Hilra Nelson of Everett writes: Regarding the recent item on grooves on I-5 in north Snohomish County, I couldn't believe how bad that road really was until I drove my motor home up to...
Date: 07/09/2012 | Street Smarts
MARYSVILLE -- City officials are working to turn an overpass being built at 156th Street NE into a freeway interchange.
Date: 07/07/2012 | Local News
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Columbia River Crossing planners have been sued over the proposed 95-foot height of a new Interstate 5 bridge between Vancouver and Portland.
Date: 07/03/2012 | Northwest
EVERETT -- Drivers don't usually plan how to get around a road closure six months ahead of time, but in this case it might be a good idea.
Date: 06/26/2012 | Local News
James Perrin of Marysville writes: I have wondered why the city is spending $14 million to build an overpass at 156th Street NE when there is one at 136th that could be attached to the frontage road on the north side and save big dollars.
Date: 06/25/2012 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- Police arrested a man wanted on a felony warrant Wednesday after a brief chase through Everett.The man first was spotted in a car about 10:50 a.m. on W. Casino Road, according to police officials.
Date: 06/20/2012 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- Southbound traffic on I-5 was backed up for miles Saturday morning after a motorcycle accident near Arlington sent two people to the hospital.
Date: 06/16/2012 | Local News
MARYSVILLE -- Detectives are looking for witnesses to a shooting reported Saturday on I-5 between Everett and Marysville.
Date: 06/11/2012 | Local News
Fred Howard of Snohomish writes: Regarding the planned Bickford Avenue overpass on-ramp over U.S. 2: What's wrong with building on-ramps from 87th Avenue SE? This road already underpasses U.S. 2 and there is plenty of room for both ramps. It has to be cheaper.
Date: 06/11/2012 | Street Smarts
Joel Capella of Everett writes: I am disabled with multiple sclerosis and find it hard to believe that a city the size of Everett has only two parking spaces designated for the handicapped at the main post office downtown.
Date: 06/04/2012 | Street Smarts
Overnight lane closures are planned on I-5 in Smokey Point two nights this week and two more nights next week for work on a new bridge over the freeway at 156th Street NE.
Date: 05/30/2012 | Street Smarts
Pat Smith of Camano Island writes: I drive I-5 in north Snohomish County every day and the grooves seem to be getting deeper from the constant use.
Date: 05/28/2012 | Street Smarts
EVERETT -- No injuries were reported after a semi truck rolled over in Everett on Thursday.The accident was reported about 12:40 p.m. at the onramp to southbound I-5 from the Boeing Freeway, officer Aaron Snell said.
Date: 05/25/2012 | Local News