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Traffic Alert: W Smith Road closure between Hovander Rd and LaBounty Dr

Road closure at W Smith Road west of LaBounty Drive (March 15, 2017). Photo: Whatcom News

FERNDALE, Wash. — About 10am today, May 2nd, City of Ferndale officials announced W Smith Road between LaBounty Drive and Hovander Road is now closed to all traffic due to surface water flooding.

Approximate location of the road closure

The road will remain closed until the water and debris recede and crews are able to ensure the roadbed remains structurally safe. No estimate was available for when that might be.

Drivers can access services and businesses behind the road closure via Hovander Road from Main Street.

One Comment

  1. Gary scott May 2, 2022

    Ferndale created this dilemma by allowing the building in the wet land. With all the building, it acted like squeezing a big sponge and pushing all the water to the south. Not rocket science b any means, just engineers not doing the home work required for all the building and displacement of all the soil with cement and did make means for the water to go any where but over the road.

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