Whatcom, Skagit and Island County construction

Last update: 2:54 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18

This information changes frequently. Please check back often. Travelers can also call 5-1-1 or follow @WSDOT_North on Twitter for real-time traffic and weather updates.

If a highway is not listed below, there are no scheduled lane closures at this time, although emergency lane closures may still occur.

Whatcom County

Nooksack Area: Utility Work

Highway: SR 9    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 93.63 to 93.67
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Crews will do utility work.

  • Thursday, Jan. 24  - Crews will close one lane of SR 9, north of SR 546/East Bader Road, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for utility work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

 

Everson Area: Puget Sound Energy Utility Work

Highway: SR 544    Region: Northwest    County: Whatcom    Location: Milepost: 0.00 - 6.56
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy crews are performing utility work along SR 544 in Everson.
Work schedule:

  • Until further notice - Puget Sound Energy crews will close one lane of SR 544 from SR 539/Guide Meridian Road to Hannegan Road daily, including weekends, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and brief holds to traffic in all directions could happen between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Travelers should also expect occasional tree trimming work, lane closures and traffic holds east of Hannegan during working hours.

 

Skagit County

North Skagit County: Puget Sound Energy Utility Work

Highway: SR 9    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 59.10-66.08
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy crews will trim trees near power lines.

  • Through Friday, March 1  - Puget Sound Energy crews will close one lane of SR 9, north of Sedro-Woolley, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in small work zones between Kalloch Road and the Whatcom/Skagit county line for tree trimming work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

 

Deception Pass Bridge: Bridge Inspection
Highway:
SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island/Skagit   Location: Milepost(s) 41.8-42.1
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT crews will do bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, March 11 through Friday, March 15 - WSDOT crews will close a lane of SR 20 over the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for bridge inspections. No oversized loads are permitted through this area during this closure. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

 

Lake McMurray Area: Puget Sound Energy Utility Work

Highway: SR 534    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 0.00 - 5.00
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy crews are performing utility work along SR 534 near Lake McMurray.
Work schedule:

  • No lane closures are currently scheduled.

 

Lake McMurray Area: Crash Clean-up

Highway: SR 534    Region: Northwest    County: Skagit    Location: Milepost(s) 4
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Crews will do crash clean-up.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, Jan. 21 - Crews will close lanes of SR 534 and alternate traffic through the area, west of SR 9 in Skagit County, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to remove logs spilled during a crash.
 

Island County

Northern Whidbey Island: SR 20 and Banta Road/Northgate Drive

Highway: SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) 39.21
Contact: Shane Spahr, Project Engineer, 360-848-7103
Description: In 2019, WSDOT contractor crews are building a roundabout at SR 20 and Banta Road/Northgate Drive on Whidbey Island. In advance of roundabout construction, companies with utilities in this area will work to locate and move equipment.
Project webpage
Work schedule:

  • No lane or ramp closures are scheduled. 
 

Deception Pass Bridge: Bridge Inspection
Highway:
SR 20    Region: Northwest    County: Island/Skagit   Location: Milepost(s) 41.8-42.1
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: WSDOT crews will do bridge inspection.
Work schedule:

  • Monday, Feb. 11 through Friday, Feb. 15 - WSDOT crews will close a lane of SR 20 over the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge inspections. No oversized loads are permitted through this area during this closure. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.

 

Greenbank Area: WSDOT Maintenance Work

Highway: SR 525    Region: Northwest    County: Island    Location: Milepost(s) 26
Contact: Andrea Petrich, Communications, 360-757-5963
Description: Puget Sound Energy crews are doing utility work.
Work schedule:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22 - Crews working for PSE will close a lane of SR 525 between Smugglers Cove Road and Puget Drive from 9 to 10 a.m. to do some utility work. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the open lane.
 

Special Events

2019 Nookachamps Winter Run - Skagit County

  • Sunday, Jan. 20 - Drivers should be aware of runners on the shoulder of SR 9 in Clear Lake between Francis and Mud Lake roads from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.