New Patriot Floorless Coaster To Open at California’s Great America Saturday, April 1

New Patriot Floorless Coaster To Open at California’s Great America Saturday, April 1

California’s Great America opens its 2017 season on March 25 and will introduce an array of new attractions, entertainment and dining experiences. Patriot, the first floorless coaster in the park’s history, will make its official park debut on Saturday, April 1.

Patriot will take riders to a nine-story height before plummeting them into a 360-degree loop and a series of hairpin turns. The floorless ride will include state-of-the-art blue and white floorless trains positioning guests with their feet dangling inches above the track…

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Traffic Delays For Construction Work on I-5 in Oregon

Traffic Delays For Construction Work on I-5 in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation is reporting that construction work on I-5 will result in traffic delays.

Expect daytime lane closures on highway and off ramp with flagger control. Watch for construction activity around interchange. Use caution.

The I-5 Kuebler Interchange Project (I-5, exit 252) will address the increasing congestion at the interchange by modifying the existing southbound off ramp, which will decrease the conflicts at Kuebler that have caused back-ups on I-5 southbound. The new ramp will meet modern standards and contain excess capacity. The project will also add a westbound to southbound I-5 loop on ramp and modify the eastbound to southbound I-5 on ramp.

Estimated traffic delays under 20 minutes.


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Traffic Delays For Construction Work on I-5 in Oregon

Traffic Delays For Construction Work on I-5 in Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation is reporting that construction work on I-5 will result in traffic delays.

Expect daytime lane closures on highway and off ramp with flagger control. Watch for construction activity around interchange. Use caution.

The I-5 Kuebler Interchange Project (I-5, exit 252) will address the increasing congestion at the interchange by modifying the existing southbound off ramp, which will decrease the conflicts at Kuebler that have caused back-ups on I-5 southbound. The new ramp will meet modern standards and contain excess capacity. The project will also add a westbound to southbound I-5 loop on ramp and modify the eastbound to southbound I-5 on ramp.

Estimated traffic delays under 20 minutes.


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I-5 Road Construction in Northwest Oregon

I-5 Road Construction in Northwest Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports the following construction activities on Interstate 5 in Northwest Oregon:

I-5 MP 250.15 to 251.76

Be aware of increased construction activity around the interchange, proceed with caution through the work zone and obey posted speed limits. Project Summary: The I-5 Kuebler Interchange Project will address the increasing congestion at the interchange by modifying the existing southbound off ramp, which will decrease the conflicts at Kuebler that have caused back-ups on I-5 southbound. The new ramp will meet modern standards and contain excess capacity. The project will also add a westbound to southbound I-5 loop on ramp and modify the eastbound to southbound I-5 on ramp.

I-5 MP 271.6 to 272.03

I-5 NB & SB Exit 271 ramps to / from OR214 / OR219 (Woodburn) Effective November 13, 2014, the on- and off-ramps to/from I-5 northbound and southbound Exit 271 to OR214 and OR219 will be restricted to 16 feet 00 in. in width. Mobile homes with eaves are allowed, provided the base width does not exceed 16 feet 00 in. in width. Estimated date of completion is September 30, 2016.

I-5 MP 271.6 to 274.69

I-5 MP 271.35 to MP 276.01 NB & SB (Woodburn) Effective August 26, 2013, this section of I-5 southbound will be restricted to 17 feet 01 in. in height. Effective November 13, 2014, this section of I-5 northbound will be restricted to 16 feet 09 in. in height. Estimated date of completion is September 30, 2016.

 

I-5 MP 294.21 to 305.44

Double lane & shoulder closures on I-5 SB between Rosa Parks & Marquam Bridge. Single lane & shoulder closures both directions on the Fremont Bridge. Ramps Affected. Double lane and shoulder closures on I-5 southbound (between N. Rosa Parks and the Marquam Bridge) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Nighttime single and double lane closures on the N. Going Street on-ramp starting at 9 p.m. Single lane and shoulder closures on I-405 in both directions on the Fremont Bridge from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-5 MP 297.55 to 306.18

I-5 MP 298 to MP 306 NB & SB ramps (Portland) Effective March 2, 2015, the following ramps will be intermittently closed on Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 PM & 6 AM; Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 9 PM & 7 AM: I-5 NB Exit 298 ramp to Corbett Ave; I-5 SB Exit 300B ramp to US26 / OR99E; I-5 SB ramp from Weidler St / Wheeler Ave / Winning Way; I-5 NB on-ramp from Broadway St; I-5 SB Exit 303 ramp to Alberta St / Swan Island; I-5 SB Exit 304 ramp to Rosa Parks Way. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 298.24 to 306.12

I-5 MP 298 to MP 306 NB & SB (Portland) Effective February 9, 2015, this section of I-5 will be restricted to 13 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 298.24 to 306.12

I-5 MP 298 to MP 306 NB & SB (Portland) Effective February 9, 2015, this section of I-5 will be restricted to 15 feet 05 in. in height northbound, and 14 feet 06 in. in height southbound between the hours of 8 PM & 8 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 299.17

I-5 NB Exit 299A ramp to Macadam Ave (OR43) NB (Portland) Effective March 2, 2015, the ramp from I-5 northbound Exit 299A to Macadam Ave (OR43) northbound will be intermittently closed per the following schedule: Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 PM & 6 AM; Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 9 PM & 7 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 300.271 to 301.42

I-5 MP 300.23 to MP 301.42 NB & SB (Portland) Effective August 7, 2015, this section of I-5 will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. In addition, the following ramps will be closed during the same time: I-405 SB to I-5 NB; SW 5th Ave to I-405 SB; OR43 to I-5 NB; I-5 NB Exit 300 to I-84 EB; I-405 NB to I-5 SB; N Greeley Ave to I-5 SB; N Weidler / N Wheeler / N Winning Way to I-5 SB; I-84 WB to I-5 SB. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 300.32 to 301.13

I-5 MP 300.32 to MP 301.13 NB (Portland) Effective June 19, 2015, this section of I-5 northbound will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 300.66

I-5 NB Exit 300 ramp to I-84 EB (Portland) Effective June 19, 2015, the ramp from I-5 northbound Exit 300 to I-84 eastbound will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 301.06 to 302.43

I-5 MP 301.0 to MP 302.5 NB & SB (Portland) Effective February 12, 2016, this section of I-5 will be restricted to 15 feet 07 in. in height northbound, and 14 feet 10 in. in height southbound between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is February 13, 2016.

I-5 MP 301.7

I-5 SB Exit 300B ramp to US26 / OR99E (Portland) Effective July 31, 2015, the ramp from I-5 southbound Exit 300B to US26 / OR99E will be intermittently closed between the hours of 9 PM & 6 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 302.1 to 302.8

I-5 MP 302.1 to MP 302.8 NB & SB (Portland) Effective September 7, 2015, this section of I-5 will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. In addition, the following ramps will be closed during the same time: I-84 WB ramp to I-5 NB; I-5 NB Exit 300 to I-84 EB; I-405 SB ramp to I-5 NB; SW 5th Ave ramp to I-405 SB; OR43 (Macadam Ave) ramp to I-5 NB; NE Broadway/N Williams to I-5 NB; I-405 NB ramp to I-5 SB; N Greeley Ave to I-5 SB. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 305.22

I-5 NB Exit 305A ramp to Lombard St (US30 Bypass) EB (Portland) Effective March 2, 2015, the ramp from I-5 northbound Exit 305A to Lombard St (US30 Bypass) eastbound will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 305.41

I-5 NB Exit 305B ramp to Lombard St (US30 Bypass) WB (Portland) Effective March 2, 2015, the ramp from I-5 northbound Exit 305B to Lombard St (US30 Bypass) westbound will be intermittently closed between the hours of 10 PM & 5 AM. Estimated date of completion is January 29, 2016.

I-5 MP 308.38

I-5 MP 308.38 SB (Interstate Bridge – Portland) Effective January 30, 2016, this section of I-5 southbound will be restricted to 12 feet 00 in. in width between the hours of 10 PM & 8 AM. Estimated date of completion is February 2, 2016.


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Pierce County Washington I-5 Ramp and Lane Closures Thru January 22, 2016

Pierce County Washington I-5 Ramp and Lane Closures Thru January 22, 2016

The Washington Department of Transportation reports that the following I-5 construction and maintenance activities are scheduled through Jan. 22, 2016.

Pierce County

I-5 – M Street to Portland Avenue & I-5 – Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road:

Wednesday, Jan. 20
– Northbound I-5 collector distributor exits to northbound I-705 and southbound SR 7 will close from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
– Southbound I-705 on-ramps to northbound I-5 and southbound SR 7 will close from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Thursday, Jan. 21
– Southbound I-705 on-ramps to northbound I-5 and southbound SR 7 will close from 12:01 a.m. to 4 a.m.
– Northbound I-5 collector distributor exits to northbound I-705 and southbound SR 7 will close from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Friday, Jan. 22
Around-the-clock weekend closure:
– Northbound I-5 collector/distributor exit to northbound I-705 will close around-the-clock from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25.

Weekend night closures:
– Northbound I-5 collector/distributor exit to southbound SR 7 will close the following hours:
9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23
11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, to 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24.

Long-term ramp closures

Northbound SR 7 on-ramp to southbound I-5 through mid-2016.
A Street on-ramp to northbound I- 705/I-5 through project completion.

Around-the-clock road closure:

– 20th Street East in Fife: A segment of this road is closed to all traffic until spring 2017.

I-5, Madigan Access Improvements
Construction crews will reduce northbound I-5 to one lane and redirect that one lane through the Berkeley Street/I-5 interchange during the overnight hours of Tuesday, Jan. 19. Single lane closures begin at 8 p.m. Double lane closures begin at 10 p.m. At 12:01 a.m., northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane. The one lane will be redirected through the I-5/Berkeley Street interchange. All lanes will reopen by 4 a.m.

Semi-trucks coming southbound I-5 are prohibited from turning left onto the Berkeley Street overpass. Semi-trucks will need to use alternate routes. All drivers can expect shoulder closures.


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On-Ramp to California I-5 Closed in Tuston

On-Ramp to California I-5 Closed in Tuston

The California Department of Transportation will close the Tustin Ranch Road On-Ramp to Northbound I-5 (exit 101A) starting Monday, January 4, 2016 through Friday, January 8, 2016 from 11:01 p.m. to 5:01 a.m.

The closure is necessary for striping and krail placement.

Caltrans appreciates the public’s patience while we perform this work. Detour signs will be posted to alert motorists of the closure.


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