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Traveling From The North?
Both directions of I-5 are closed in Skagit County.
I-5 is closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington. Traffic is being diverted off southbound I-5 at Exit 230. For an alternate route, take eastbound SR 20, then south on S. Burlington Blvd. and west on E. College Way (SR 538) to southbound I-5.
Northbound I-5 traffic must exit at Exit 227. An alternate route is east to E. College Way to northbound Riverside Drive-S. Burlington Boulevard, then west on George Hopper Road to I-5.
To use SR 9 as an alternate northbound route, bypassing Mount Vernon, take Exit 221 at SR 534 east to northbound SR 9 to SR 20 westbound to I-5.
View the I-5 Skagit alternate route map here. Drive safely!
Band of the Day: Mumford & Sons
Grammy winners Mumford & Sons are hitting the road again this summer, traveling from BC all the way down to Florida by the time they're done! Thankfully they're stopping off at the Gorge to be our Sunday evening mainstage performers at this year's festival.
Artists of the Day: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are two hardworking friends from Seattle who just won Best Rap Song at this week's Billboard Music Awards! Our city is fllthy thanks to them - can't wait to see what they have in store for their mainstage performance this Friday night!
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