The ribbon has been cut and the paint has dried. The I-405/SR 167 Interchange Direct Connector flyover ramp in Renton is now open to traffic, connecting the HOT lanes on State Route 167 to the HOV lanes on Interstate 405.
|Governor Jay Inslee leads a ribbon cutting ceremony for the I-405/SR 167 direct connector flyover ramp in Renton|
How does the Direct Connector operate?
The Direct Connector flyover ramp is open to 2+ high occupancy vehicles from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. The ramp is open to all vehicles from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day. Vehicles more than 10,000 gross vehicle weight are prohibited from using the ramp at all times. The ramp is open to transit at all times. To learn more about how the new HOV ramp operates, please visit our ramp operations webpage.
While the ramp is open, our crews will still have some work to finish up in the spring. To stay up to date on the latest construction closure information for the project, please visit the I-405 Construction Updates page and the King County Construction Updates page.