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All out of joint: Expansion joint problem closes lanes of I-5
SEATTLE -- A 50-year-old expansion joint popped out of place on Interstate 5 south of Interstate 90 early Thursday morning, causing long backups for the morning commute. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, an expansion joint popped out of place at around 6 a.m. Three lanes of southbound I-5 near S. Holgate Street were closed as workers attempted to fix the problem.