interstate 5

Pig Headed to Auction Jumps Onto Busy Washington Interstate
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Highway Patrol says a large pig headed to auction jumped from a trailer on Interstate 5 near Federal Way on Saturday morning.
Trooper Rick Johnson says the pig made the leap at about 10 a.m. and passers-by stopped and herded the pig through an opening …
Fallen Trees Block North Lanes of I-5 in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Fallen trees were blocking multiple lanes of northbound traffic on Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle.
Washington State Patrol troopers said on Twitter Thursday night that trees were across the road on I-5 near the West Seattle bridge and that only the carpool lane was open...
Large Pothole on I-5 Near Marysville Causes Traffic Jam
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — State transportation officials say crews have repaired a large pothole on Interstate 5 that caused a traffic jam near Marysville for several hours Sunday.
Transportation spokeswoman Danielle Holstein says crews temporarily filled the hole, which was about 12 feet by 3 f…
Gov. Inslee Addresses I-405 issues
Inslee to announce changes to I-405 tolling, I-5 repairs
SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee says he plans to announce changes to the Interstate 405 express lane tolling system. At a Tuesday afternoon news conference, he also plans to speak about a proposal focused on congestion and safety …
Suicidal Man Shuts Down I-5 Near Vancouver
Authorities say a suicidal man on an Interstate 5 overpass in Vancouver, Washington, prompted them to shut down the freeway for several hours Friday night, backing up traffic for miles.
The Columbian reports the incident started about 6 p...
Memorial Service Set for State Trooper
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a public memorial service is planned Thursday in Everett, Wash., for a state trooper killed in a traffic accident.
The service honoring 38-year-old Trooper Sean O'Connell is scheduled for 1 p...