Updated Wednesday, 6/14/13 12:40 am ~ I-5 is closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington, due to a section of the Skagit River Bridge falling into the water last week.
Intsllation of a temporary span over the Skagit River is in progress.
We’ll provide you information from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to help plan your travel.
Detours on I-5 in Skagit County:
Currently, there are several signed detours routing drivers and freight haulers around the section of Interstate 5 where part of the Skagit River Bridge collapsed in Mount Vernon.
DRIVER ALERT I-5 Skagit County detour times: Travel times, cameras and other information regarding the Skagit County detour can now be found on our new detour page.
Average detour times:
On weekdays delays have varied depending on time of day. These are the average backups and delays we’ve measured during peak travel hours:
- 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. : Northbound: No backups or delays. Southbound: No backups or delays
- 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. : Northbound: No backups or delays. Southbound: ¾-mile backup
- 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. : Northbound: 10-minute delay. Southbound: ½-mile backup, 20-minute delay.
- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. : Northbound: 1-mile backup, 20-minute delay. Southbound: ¾-mile backup
- 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. : Northbound: 2¼-mile backup. Southbound: ½-mile backup
- 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. : Northbound: 1½-mile backup. Southbound: ¼-mile backup.
Northbound I-5 Detours
Trucks should not use this detour.