Highway 500 weekend closure canceled due to wet weather

first_imgThis weekend’s closure of a section of state Highway 500 in Vancouver has been canceled due to forecasted rain.Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation had planned to remove the stop lights at the intersections of Northeast 42nd Avenue/Falk Road and Northeast 54th Avenue/Stapleton Road and replace them with right-in/right-out interchanges.Crews were set to close the highway in that area starting on Friday at 11 p.m. That’s no longer the case because of the fall weather.“The weather forecast changed significantly overnight and there is not enough of a dry window to complete the work this weekend,” the transportation department said in a tweet.The work will be rescheduled to a later date.Heads up…This weekend’s closure of SR 500 between St Johns and Andreson is canceled. The weather forecast changed significantly overnight and there is not enough of a dry window to complete the work this weekend. The work will be rescheduled at a later date. pic.twitter.com/BQgJdHI7OElast_img