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Northbound I-405 On Ramp Lane Closures and Restrictions at NE 30th Street and NE 44th Street begin October 24

October 18, 2016

Contacts:
Preeti Shridhar,
Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569
Vicki Grover, City of Renton Transportation Planning Manager, 425-430-7393
Mike Askarian, WSDOT Project Manager, 206-768-5861
24-hour project hotline, 206-440-4368.

WSDOT project is designed to improve safety and traffic flow.
Project to be completed by December 31, 2016.


Renton, WA - The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will begin construction to improve safety and traffic flow on the northbound I-405 on ramps located at NE 30th Street and NE 44th Street beginning Monday, October 24. Construction work will include on ramp closures, on ramp lane reductions, shoulder closures and nighttime work. The City of Renton has authorized a variance from the Noise Ordinance for a maximum of 23 nights throughout the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed by December 31, 2016.

Northbound I-405 at NE 30th Street:
Lane Reductions (on ramp is open, but number of accessible lanes is reduced):

  • Daytime lane reductions are permitted to occur Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at least one on ramp lane will remain open during this time.
  • Nighttime lane reductions are permitted to occur nightly Sunday through Friday 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Saturday 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday, at least one on ramp lane will remain open during this time.

During the on ramp lane reduction hours the HOV lane will be opened to all traffic.

NE 30th Street On Ramp Closures (on ramp is closed, please use alternative northbound I-405 access ramps located at NE Park Drive, Sunset Blvd. NE or 112th Avenue SE):

  • Nighttime on ramp closures are permitted to occur Sunday through Friday 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Saturday 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday. Exact nighttime closure dates will be determined as construction progresses.

Northbound I-405 at NE 44th Street:
Shoulder Closures (on ramp is open):

  • Daytime shoulder closures are permitted to occur Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Nighttime shoulder closures are permitted to occur Sunday through Friday 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Saturday 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday.
Ramp Closures (on ramp is closed, please use alternative northbound I-405 access ramps located at NE Park Drive, Sunset Blvd. NE or 112th Avenue SE):
  • Nighttime on ramp closures are permitted to occur Sunday through Friday 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Saturday 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday. Exact nighttime closure dates will be determined as construction progresses.

The contractor will install electronic messaging boards five days in advance at these locations to alert motorists of any closures.

Questions may be directed to WSDOT Project Manager Mike Askarian at (206) 768-5861 or the 24-hour project hotline at (206) 440-4368.