Traffic alerts | July 22

Photo courtesy WSDOT

All lanes of SR 99 northbound and southbound at the 1st Avenue South Bridge have been closed since 9:15 a.m. July 22 for boat traffic, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Drivers should anticipate a delay of up to 15 minutes or consider using an alternate route.

Both directions of State Route 164 between 176th Way Southeast and Southeast 413th Place have been closed since Monday, July 12, and will remain closed for 90 days. Signed detours are in place.

SR 20 North Cascade Highway milepost 165 to 184, approximately nine miles west of Winthrop, remains closed due to fire activity. There is no estimated time for reopening. There is no local detour. Cross-state travel is available on US 2 and I-90.


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