Delays expected on SR 20 over Deception Pass

(OAK HARBOR)– Passengers riding along on SR 20 over Deception Pass will get extra time to admire the view this week. Washington State Department of Transportation bridge inspection crews will close one lane from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 through Friday, April 21 for bridge inspection.

Flaggers will be in place to alternate traffic through the work zone. Anyone needing to travel between Whidbey Island and Skagit County during this time, should schedule extra travel time to get to appointments.

Crews need to work during daylight hours for these Federal Highway Administration required inspections. If winds are too high, WSDOT may need to reschedule this work.