At one point the driver stopped in 1 lane while walking in and out of the other according to reports.
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The original return to service was planned for Saturday. Now it will be Sunday.
Since June, 3 lanes have been reduced to 1 for both northbound and southbound traffic.
The return to service was postponed a day.
WSDOT reported that, "due to labor issues," construction on this project has been postponed.
All northbound traffic was initially diverted off I-5 at Sunset Avenue.
Drivers are advised to use alternate routes when possible.
Whatcom County Public Works cited material shortages as the reason for the delay.
The closure is expected to begin today, Tuesday, at 7am and continue through to 7pm tomorrow.