Skookumchuck Set for Record as Portion of Interstate 5 Closes, Highway 6 Also Closed


The Washington State Department of Transportation issued a closure of Interstate 5 from exit 68 at Highway 12 to exit 88 at Ground Mound.

Highway 6 is also closed from milepost 6 to milepost 48 near Twin Oaks, stated a news release.

“Accumulation of water on or over the roadways makes driving too dangerous or impossible in these areas,” stated the release.

Detours for I-5 are being discussed. The department of transportation will provide an update on detour routes once they are available. There are no detour plans for Highway 6 at this time. 

“If you do not have to drive, stay home,” stated the release.