Washington State DOT Offers Peak-Use Shoulder Lane To Traffic By Craig Smiley, Washington State DOT

This is not a test: I-405 peak-use shoulder lane open to traffic

At 2 p.m. on Monday, April 24, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) offered travelers in south Snohomish County a new option for their afternoon commute. The northbound peak-use shoulder lane (PUSL) officially opened to general-purpose traffic on the 1.8-mile stretch between State Route 527 in Bothell and I-5 in Lynnwood, about 20 miles northeast of Seattle.

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