New gate barriers installed on Marine Drive were used for the first time with this road closure.
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The river level is forecast to crest late today at about the 17-foot mark.
The road was closed due to high winds blowing the smoke and fire across the road.
The collision occurred about an hour after sunset.
Drivers are advised to use alternate routes when possible as long delays can be expected.
Work is scheduled to replace a culvert under Northwest Drive and repave portions of Northwest Drive and Slater Road.
Whatcom County Public Works warned drivers last month to be prepared for a 3-week road closure.
Paving work is expected in the area into September.
Both roads will be reduced to a single lane through the work areas.