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December 17, 2013 at 6:53 PM

I-5 work to impede nighttime freeway traffic in Seattle

The Washington State Department of Transportation is warning drivers about several days of ramp and lane closures on Interstate 5 through Seattle starting tonight.

During the closures crews will be building new overhead sign bridges, WSDOT says.

In a news release this evening, WSDOT says the closures will be:

•    Today – All lanes of northbound I-5 between I-90 and South Dearborn Street will close from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. All northbound traffic will be shifted to the collector-distributor adjacent to mainline I-5. The ramp to Edgar Martinez Drive South remains open during the closure.
•    Wednesday – Two of four lanes on northbound I-5 at South King Street will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•    Wednesday  – The right lane of southbound I-5 at Northeast Ravenna Boulevard will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•    Thursday  – Two of four lanes on northbound I-5 at Mercer Street will close from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday morning. The University Street on-ramp to northbound I-5 also will close during this time.
•    Thursday  – The right lane of southbound I-5 at Northeast Ravenna Boulevard and Mercer Street will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•    Thursday  – Three of four lanes on northbound I-5 at Edgar Martinez Drive South will close from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday morning.

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