WSDOT planning up to 16 weekends of lane reductions on I-5 in Seattle

SEATTLE — Editor’s note: The video above was originally published on April 1 after multiple vehicles were involved in an incident caused by a broken expansion joint in Seattle. SEATTLE – Brace yourselves, Seattle drivers. Weekend lane closures along southbound Interstate 5 are happening again this summer. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is planning about 16 weekends of lane reductions along southbound I-5 between I-90 and Spokane Street in Seattle this summer. During the lane reductions, crews will be replacing 35 expansion joints that are ‘road-worn and ready to retire.