Northgate Way to Northbound Interstate-5 On-Ramp Closure

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Beginning Wednesday, February 12th, Sound Transit will be closing the on-ramp to northbound I-5 via Northgate Way in Seattle to construct the columns for the future aerial guideway. This closure is a necessary step for construction of the Lynnwood Link light rail.


  • Crews will be constructing columns for the future aerial guideway in preparation for Link light rail.
  • Crews will be working at night to minimize traffic impacts. 


  • Each night, Wednesday, February 12th - Thursday, February 13th.
  • Work hours are from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.     


  • The westbound right lane on Northgate Way between 1st Avenue NE & Corliss Avenue N will be closed for drill shaft operations.
  • The Northgate Way to Northbound I-5 on-ramp and the north sidewalk along Northgate Way from 1st Avenue to Corliss Ave will be closed. 
  • Detour route will be in place for access to Northbound I-5 on-ramp located on 1st Avenue NE 
  • See map for traffic impacts and changes.
Northgate lane closure map