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A rare daytime closure of 236th Street SW is planned from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. The closure is between Van Ry Boulevard and I-5.
The closure is necessary for Sound Transit to have steel escalator parts delivered, hoisted and welded into place for the future light rail station.
Southbound I-5 will be accessible for eastbound traffic, but drivers on northbound I-5 will not be able to exit onto 236th. Detour routes (see map):
Exceptions will be made for buses and emergency vehicles. Please allow extra travel time for detours and observe speed limits and stops signs through neighborhoods.
Light rail is scheduled to begin service in Mountlake Terrace in 2024, with a 10-minute ride to Northgate. Sign up for Sound Transit construction notifications at www.soundtransit.org/system-expansion/mountlake-terrace-station.