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The Clog, a blog on all things I-5 construction, will be your one-stop shop during the closure. It offers the latest news and updates, tips on alternate routes and transit, maps and gives you a chance to share your tales from the road. Check back for updates and read what others are saying.

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August 3, 2007 12:02 PM

Web resources for getting around during I-5 construction

Posted by Cory Tolbert Haik

The state Department of Transportation is calling this month's lane closures of northbound Interstate 5, from the night of Aug. 10 until Aug. 29, the biggest shutdown ever, for the highway backups that might result.

Here are some useful web resources:

Washington State Department of Transportation

WSDOT's traffic congestion map

Sound Transit

Elliott Bay Water Taxi: West Seattle to downtown

Metro trip planner

King County Metro Transit vanpool site

For carpooling and ride-matching or 1-888-814-1300

Customer service for Pierce Transit, including Sound Transit routes leaving Pierce County or 253-581-8000

Seattle Department of Transportation "Frequently Asked Questions"

Bicycle Alliance of Washington (for bike maps and cycling advice)

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