Motorists are advised to use alternate routes whenever possible.
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The traffic impacts are due to mowing and ditch work along the 4-mile stretch of road.
It is expected the road will be reopened to 2-way traffic through both lanes once construction is complete.
Boat inspections and permits are required for all boats launching at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish.
Failure of a steep slope along the north side resulted in significant damage to the roadway.
More permanent road repairs are expected within two years.
The section of road has been closed since November 29th due to “excessive slide activity and pavement upheaval at two locations”
The 40-foot wash out occurred as a 12-foot culvert for California Creek failed.
Officials monitoring bridges in the county say, "At this time, we don't see any issues."