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Three Lanes of Southbound 405 in Kirkland Closing This Weekend at Night

The lanes will be closed at nights beginning Friday so crews can repair a pedestrian overpass hit by a truck last January.

Drivers should expect nighttime closures of three southbound Interstate 405 lanes in Kirkland this weekend so crews can repair a damaged pedestrian overpass.

The first closure will take effect Friday at 8 p.m. The overpass is just south of the NE 85th Street interchange, just west of .

Here is the Washington State Department of Transportation advisory on the closure:

Closure details:
 

  • Friday, March 16 to the morning of Sunday, March 18—Crews will close the three left lanes of southbound I-405. The first lane closes at 8 p.m., with all three lanes closed by 11 p.m. On Saturday, the lanes will reopen by 7 a.m. On Sunday, the lanes will reopen by 8 a.m.

An over-height vehicle struck the pedestrian bridge January 12, damaging I-beams that run horizontally along the length of the bridge and help stabilize it. Crews are in the process of replacing the I-beams with new steel tubes.

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