PNW folks, be aware!
And also be aware of downed power lines and trees and what have you after our storm last night.
FINAL 4:40 p.m.: All lanes of northbound I-5 are now open. Thanks to everyone for their patience and a big thanks to our crews and Washington State Patrol for helping get this safely cleared. Expect single-lanedaytime closures over the next few days as work will continue to clear the roadside ditch of more debris and repair the guardrail.
UPDATE 2 p.m.: Our geotechs are comfortable allowing our maintenance crews to move in and begin clearing the highway. There is about 200 yards of material that came down and it took out about 200 feet of guardrail. We expect the clearing to take several hours but we hope to have the road reopened by this evening. We will install large traffic barrels in… More