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Posted on: September 10, 2020

I-5 Project ODOT information

Information from ODOT.  

Anyone who travels southbound on Interstate 5 in Vancouver is all too familiar with traffic backups and delays. Vancouver is the state’s second-fastest-growing city according to the Office of Financial Management’s population report. Continued growth and development are contributing to congestion on area highways that is beginning earlier in the morning and lasting later at night. The solution is not always adding more infrastructure but rather using existing infrastructure in a smarter, safer, and more efficient way.

This summer, we’re installing new smart technology upgrades and adding a bus-only lane on southbound I-5 between 99th Street and the Interstate Bridge to help improve the flow of traffic and safety. While we’re juggling mandatory furloughs and COVID-19 safety guidelines, we’re working to get these projects completed ahead of the Interstate Bridge Trunnion Replacement project, which will close the entire northbound span of the Interstate Bridge on I-5 from September 12-20 and will have a ripple effect on travel throughout the region. 

For more information please click here

This link has great information with dates: www.interstatebridge.org 

Video on how the barrier will be moved daily - https://youtu.be/nsNTw1ZmN8c


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