As of 5:45pm, the lane was expected to reopen about 6:30pm.
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The $11-million project is expected to be completed and the on-ramp opened later this fall.
All northbound traffic was initially diverted off I-5 at Sunset Avenue.
WSDOT announced at 3pm all lanes of northbound I-5 had been reopened.
The lane closure will continue 24 hours a day through Friday, July 16th.
A 2-mile traffic backup quickly formed as a result.
The closures are needed while the crew repairs a concrete patch that began breaking apart.
Travelers can expect increased congestion and back-ups beginning June 21st and for about 5 months following,
Nighttime work on the cement retaining wall on the right shoulder of the I-5 northbound lanes is expected to continue.