I-5 ramp closures planned for paving in Tumwater
TUMWATER – Next week, crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin a construction project to rehabilitate sections pavement on Interstate 5 through Thurston and Pierce County.
At 10 p.m. Sunday, July 20, and Monday July 21, crews will close the Tumwater Boulevard on-ramp to northbound I-5 in Tumwater. The on-ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. each following day.
Drivers will also encounter overnight single- and double-lane closures on northbound I-5 from Tumwater Blvd. at milepost 101.2 to Exit 102 at milepost 102.5. Single lane closures will take place Sunday, July 20, night starting at 8 p.m. and at 7 p.m. on other nights. The double lane closures will take place between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday, July 20, through Friday, July 25.
The work is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled.
Advanced information of upcoming construction can be found by checking the Olympic Region Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates report.
WSDOT press release July 18, 2014