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Originally published May 25, 2013 at 7:22 PM | Page modified May 25, 2013 at 10:19 PM

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Detour routes revised through Skagit County

Detour routes revised in Skagit County

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If you are wondering why the route down Best Road and across Fir Island to Conway is no... MORE
@electricnorseman It is my understanding that the bridge is not operating as designe... MORE
Did not read where "the bridge has been failing for some time".... The bridge... MORE

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State transportation officials Saturday revised the detour options for motorists seeking to get around the stricken Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River.

Options for drivers vary, depending on their intended destination.

The options include two northbound routes, two southbound routes and a route for drivers headed to the Anacortes ferry terminal

The routes are marked, and are depicted on maps on WSDOT’s website at www.wsdot.wa.gov/construction/pugetsound/today.htm

Even with detour routes in place, officials continue to recommend people avoid the area if possible because the detours cannot readily handle the volume of traffic the I-5 bridge did.

The damaged bridge was used by about 70,000 vehicles a day.

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