Southbound I-5 on-ramps in Seattle to close overnight this weekend

Washington State Department of Transportation

 

Drivers who use westbound State Route 522/Lake City Way Northeast or Mercer Street to access southbound Interstate 5 should plan ahead for overnight closures and detours this weekend. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be installing signs along both on-ramps.

Closure details:

  • Friday, Sept. 11, to the morning of Saturday, Sept. 12 – The westbound SR 522/Lake City Way Northeast on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m.Drivers will follow a signed detour to Northeast 75th Street and onto the 9th Avenue Northeast on-ramp to southbound I-5.
  • Sunday, Sept. 13 – The Mercer Street on-ramp to southbound I-5 will be closed from 1:30 to 6:30 a.m. Drivers will follow a signed detour to Fairview Avenue North, Denny Way and onto the Yale Avenue on-ramp to southbound I-5.

In the Seattle area, drivers can get real-time traffic information on their phone with the WSDOT traffic app, by tracking the WSDOT traffic Twitter feed, and get advanced information from the What’s Happening Now page.