I-5 lane closures for new, durable striping in Marysville and Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD – Drivers can expect overnight lane closures next week on Interstate 5 in Marysville and Lynnwood as crews restripe 10 miles of the freeway.

The new stripes are made of a durable material called methyl methacrylate, or MMA. MMA lasts longer than paint, and can better withstand the wear and tear from weather and vehicles.

Lane closures

Sunday, Sept. 23 - morning of Monday, Sept. 24 - Crews will close up to two lanes of north or southbound I-5 between SR 528 and SR 531 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 24 - morning of Wednesday, Sept. 26 - Crews will close up to two southbound lanes of I-5 between 145th St. and the Snohomish/King county line nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26 - morning of Friday, Sept. 28 - Crews will close up to two northbound lanes of I-5 between 145th St. and the Snohomish/King county line nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

This work is part of WSDOT’s effort to replace fading lane stripes on highways and freeways across the state. Contractor crews are restriping specific locations on I-5 in Marysville, Lynnwood, Lacey, Tumwater and the express lanes in Seattle, SR 240 in Richland, US 2 in Cashmere, US 12 in Walla Walla and I-205 near Vancouver to improve visibility for drivers.

WSDOT reminds drivers to:

  • Watch for striping crews and give them plenty of room,
  • Visit the Statewide Durable Striping Web page for information to see when and where striping crews will be on the road,
  • Tune into the Highway Advisory Radio at 1610 AM and 530 AM,
  • Check the weekly Traffic Web page for up-to-date travel information,
  • Follow on Twitter,
  • Call 5-1-1,
  • Download the WSDOT smartphone app

Hyperlinks within the traffic advisory:

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