All northbound traffic was initially diverted off I-5 at Sunset Avenue.
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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.
Traffic will be directed through 2 bypass lanes built in the median of I-5.
Crews will be installing temporary equipment to support moving traffic through the intersections during construction of a new on-ramp.