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March 23, 2014 at 1:13 PM

I-5 shut down southbound for investigation near Georgetown

UPDATE, Sunday, 2:25 p.m. | The woman who jumped or fell from the overpass is alive and was taken to Harborview Medical Center, according to the Washington State Patrol. Earlier, the Seattle Police Department gave inaccurate information about her condition. UPDATE, Sunday, 1:23 p.m. | Washington State Department of Transportation reports on Twitter that the two left…

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March 11, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Bus fire causes heavy traffic on northbound I-5 near Lynnwood

UPDATE, 8:44 p.m. | The 21 occupants of the charter bus were uninjured, WSP said. Northbound I-5 traffic is backed up two miles, according to WSDOT. Firefighters said the scene should be clear by 9:10 p.m. ORIGINAL POST | A bus fire on northbound Interstate 5 at 196th Street in Lynnwood temporarily shut down all…

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March 6, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Construction expected to snarl Seattle traffic this weekend

This weekend will bring more frustration for Seattle drivers as Washington State Department of Transportation crews close all but one of the northbound collector-distributor lanes that merge traffic from Interstate 90 onto Interstate 5 and downtown freeway ramps. The ramp from South Dearborn Street to northbound I-5 will also close. It will be a partial closure…

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March 1, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Woman crashes SUV into veterans’ van on I-5, then tries to steal car

A woman tried to steal a car after crashing into a Department of Veterans Affairs van this morning on Interstate 5 near Federal Way, according to the Washington State Patrol. Neither the woman nor anyone in the van was seriously injured. The woman crashed into the $80,000 van — used to transport disabled veterans –about 8:45…

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February 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Motorcyclist hits 117 mph on I-5 in Seattle, gets arrested

A motorcyclist who authorities say was driving in the I-5 express lanes at speeds nearing 117 mph was booked into the King County Jail last night. The motorcyclist was nabbed after the evening commute when he was seen hauling northbound through downtown Seattle last night, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb.  Details about how…

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February 20, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Lane closures in Seattle expected to cause weekend congestion

The southbound Interstate 5 collector-distributor to Interstate 90 will be reduced to one lane though the weekend while construction crews replace aging expansion joints, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The lanes, as well as the James and Spring streets on-ramps to the collector-distributor will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m….

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February 15, 2014 at 10:17 AM

Saturday Memo: Banking on pot … Mammoth news … Seattle’s gentrifying neighborhoods

Weather: Rain and in the high 40s. Also, plan for wet days ahead. National Weather Service forecast Traffic: Another rough weekend on Interstate 5 through Seattle. Southbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane between the Washington State Convention Center and Interstate 90 from through 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to the state…

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February 14, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Southbound I-5 down to 1 lane in Seattle this weekend

Southbound Interstate 5 will be reduced to one lane between the Washington State Convention Center and Interstate 90 from 9 tonight through 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). The closure will allow crews to repair broken-down expansion joints. WSDOT says motorists should expect delays of 45-60 minutes. To avoid delays,…

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February 6, 2014 at 6:13 PM

1 person dead, another seriously injured after JBLM shuttle-bus crash

UPDATE, 10:21 p.m. | Four soldiers have been examined and released, according to Lt. Col. Joe Sowers, 7th Infantry Division public affairs officer. Identification of the passenger who died will be released pending notification of relatives, Sowers said. “We would like to offer our condolences to family and friends that tragically lost their beloved soldier today,” Sowers said. “What…

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January 24, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Multiple lanes of northbound I-5 closed through Sunday

Multiple lanes of northbound Interstate 5 between the Interstate 90 interchange and Yesler Way will be closed through Sunday  for expansion-joint repairs, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Lanes will reopen at 11 p.m. Sunday. WSDOT is advising drivers to avoid traffic delays by taking alternate routes such as Highway 99 and Interstate…

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