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Interstate 205 Bridge

Cyclists clear leaves, debris from Vancouver starting point of I-205 bike path

November 14, 2020, 5:27pm Clark County News

A squad of local cyclists gathered Saturday to clear leaves, garbage, dirt, ivy and moss from the northern starting point of the Interstate 205 bike path — a chore they’ve… Read story

Clark County drivers see wet conditions, moderate traffic in final I-5 Bridge repair commute

September 25, 2020, 6:21am Clark County News

Clark County drivers are seeing wet conditions but limited delays in what is expected to be the last day of their week of trunnion project commutes. Read story

Standing water caused issues on Interstate 5 on Wednesday afternoon.

I-5 southbound backs up in Vancouver approaching I-5 Bridge

Standing water caused issues on Interstate 5 on Wednesday afternoon.

September 23, 2020, 12:29pm Clark County News

After a smooth morning commute despite some fall rain, Interstate 5 southbound started backing up just after noon Wednesday, the third workday of the Interstate 5 Bridge trunnion repair.  Read story

Work continues on the Interstate 5 Bridge trunnion replacement project Monday morning. The project will replace a cracked trunnion and the sheaves at the top of the bridge's south tower.

Second day of trunnion commute off to smooth start in Vancouver

Work continues on the Interstate 5 Bridge trunnion replacement project Monday morning. The project will replace a cracked trunnion and the sheaves at the top of the bridge's south tower.

September 22, 2020, 3:55pm Clark County News

The second morning of Clark County’s trunnion commute is off to a smooth start in Vancouver, with only limited southbound slowing in the mile before the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

A crash closed the sole southbound lane of Interstate 5 on Monday afternoon before 2 p.m.

Crash closes southbound I-5 in Vancouver on first work day of bridge project

A crash closed the sole southbound lane of Interstate 5 on Monday afternoon before 2 p.m.

September 21, 2020, 1:45pm Clark County News

A crash in the single southbound lane of Interstate 5 has stopped traffic on the bridge, according to transportation officials. The backup already stretches north of 39th Street into Minnehaha and is causing issues on arterial streets in downtown.  Read story

Motorists cross the Interstate 5 Bridge from Portland into Vancouver. Bridge traffic levels declined sharply during the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, but they've begun to recover -- and traffic officials say commuters should still plan for severe congestion in September when the northbound bridge span will close for maintenance for up to nine days.

I-5, I-205 bridge crossings to and from Clark County plummet early on during pandemic

Motorists cross the Interstate 5 Bridge from Portland into Vancouver. Bridge traffic levels declined sharply during the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, but they've begun to recover -- and traffic officials say commuters should still plan for severe congestion in September when the northbound bridge span will close for maintenance for up to nine days.

June 14, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Traffic numbers on the Interstate 5 Bridge and Interstate 205 Bridge plummeted during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, with daily vehicle crossings on I-5 dropping from a weekday average of about 139,000 in the first week of March to about 85,000 at the start of April. Read story

An Amtrak Cascades train pulls into the station in Vancouver at mid-morning on Nov. 22. There are four round trips per day to Portland, but not at normal commute hours.

Clark Asks: Why can’t Amtrak be used to commute to Portland from Vancouver?

An Amtrak Cascades train pulls into the station in Vancouver at mid-morning on Nov. 22. There are four round trips per day to Portland, but not at normal commute hours.

November 30, 2019, 6:02am Clark County News

With more than 50,000 Clark County residents commuting to jobs in Oregon and battling almost daily traffic jams, there must be a better way to get to Portland using existing infrastructure. Read story

Transportation projects subject of WSDOT open house

October 21, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

State officials intend to complete several projects on Interstate 5 in the Vancouver area next year before the Interstate 5 Bridge’s northbound span shuts down for trunnion replacement. Read story

Vehicles merge onto state Highway 14 eastbound Wednesday afternoon from Interstate 205. Washington State Department of Transportation officials are urging drivers, during heavy congestion, to wait until their lane ends before doing a “zipper” merge with other vehicles.

State: Use lane space before ‘zipper’ merge

Vehicles merge onto state Highway 14 eastbound Wednesday afternoon from Interstate 205. Washington State Department of Transportation officials are urging drivers, during heavy congestion, to wait until their lane ends before doing a “zipper” merge with other vehicles.

August 23, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Rick Keniston looked ahead toward the largely empty lane on the right side of state Highway 14, just east of Interstate 205. Read story

An aerial view of the Interstate 205 Bridge between Vancouver and Portland.

Work to close I-205 Bridge overnight Thursday

An aerial view of the Interstate 205 Bridge between Vancouver and Portland.

August 10, 2019, 6:01am Clark County News

All lanes of the Interstate 205 Bridge will close for five hours early Thursday morning for installation of a 166-foot-long sign bridge. Read story