Road closures for Fort fireworks show

first_imgVancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Site should be a blast, though getting to and from Thursday’s fireworks show could be more aggravating than exciting.Drivers should be aware of road closures and restrictions near Fort Vancouver.Roads closed all day:• Fort Vancouver Way south of Mill Plain Boulevard.• East Reserve Street south of Mill Plain Boulevard.Roads closed beginning at 10 a.m.:• Evergreen Boulevard, from West Reserve Street to U Street.• Mill Plain Boulevard at Fort Vancouver Way.• East Ninth Street at East Reserve Street.• East Eighth Street at T Street.• East Sixth Street at U Street.• East Fifth Street at U Street.Roads closed or restricted beginning at 6 p.m.:• Interstate 5 northbound exit at Mill Plain Boulevard.• I-5 southbound exit at Mill Plain Boulevard. Traffic, except for C-Tran buses, will be required to turn right and head west into downtown.• Mill Plain Boulevard between Fort Vancouver Way and East Reserve Street.Road closed beginning at 8 p.m.:• Grand Boulevard between Evergreen Boulevard and East Fifth Street.Roads closed or restricted starting at 9 p.m.:• State Highway 14 westbound exit at Columbia House Boulevard-Grove Street.• Highway 14 eastbound exit at Columbia Shores Boulevard-Columbia Way.• All lanes on Fort Vancouver Way north of Mill Plain Boulevard will be used for northbound traffic only.• No east-west travel on McLoughlin Boulevard across Fort Vancouver Way.If all this sounds too confusing, then consider taking C-Tran’s free shuttle.Shuttles depart from the 99th Street and Fisher’s Landing transit centers every 15 minutes, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and return passengers to the two transit centers immediately after the fireworks end at about 10:25 p.m.last_img read more