Traffic & Travel Tips
Motor vehicle traffic is often delayed on I-5 during commuting hours. The southbound lanes are frequently slow or delayed on weekday mornings from roughly 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., and the northbound lanes are frequently slow or delayed on weekday evenings from roughly 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Aditional traffic delays on I-5 can be expected when the Interstate Bridge is raised to allow for passing marine traffic on the Columbia River.
Did You Know?
As the fur trade-era depot and headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, did you know that over 61,000 animal pelts were shipped from Fort Vancouver to England in 1843 alone? This and many other stories are interpreted at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...