I-5 Skagit River Bridge Closure Detour Information
Don't let the I-5 Skagit River bridge closure stop you from visiting beautiful San Juan Island! Please visit San Juan County's Dept. of Emergency Management at www.facebook.com/sanjuandem for up-to-date information.
If you're driving northbound on I-5 take Exit 221, go left/west to cross the interstate, right on Fir Island Rd. which becomes Best Rd., then left/west on Hwy. 20 to Anacortes and the Washington State Ferries terminal. This is about an 11-mile scenic drive through Skagit Valley.
If you're headed south on I-5 you'll take the same exit as usual -- Exit 230 and follow Hwy. 20 west to Anacortes. (You can also take Exit 236, Bow Hill Road, right/west to Farm to Market Rd., then right/west on Hwy. 20.)