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Posted on: July 15, 2021

236th Street SW Night and Weekend Closures

Over the next several weeks, Sound Transit has advised the city that work will take place at night and over the weekend at 236th Street SW and the northbound I-5 off-ramp to continue to build the elevated trackway for the Lynnwood Link Extension Light Rail Project. 

Nightly closures and detours will be in effect from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on the following dates:

  • Monday, July 19 – Thursday, July 22 
  • Monday, July 26 – Thursday, July 29
  • Monday, August 2 – Thursday, August 5
  • Monday, August 9 – Thursday, August 12.

A full weekend closure will take place beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23 through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 26.

Detours will be in effect (see map). Emergency vehicles and buses will be allowed through the closure. When 236th Street SW is closed, westbound vehicles will be redirected to turn south on 56th Avenue W, west onto 244th Street W and continue on to I-5. Eastbound vehicles will be redirected south on I-5, east on 244th Street SW, and north on 56th Avenue W.

The contractor has obtained a Temporary Noise Variance to complete this work. Please note this evening work begins at 8:00 p.m., so plan ahead, leave early, and allow extra time to reach your destination. Please be prepared for delays while this work takes place.  

For more information, please contact Sound Transit’s Outreach Specialist Andrea Burnett at or 206-903-7522. Sound Transit’s after-hours construction hotline is 1-888-298-2395.

###236th Street Closure Map

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