The northbound span of the Interstate Bridge, that crosses the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, Washington, will close Sept. 19-27, 2020 to replace mechanical parts that help lift and lower the bridge. The southbound span will remain open to traffic in both directions; travelers will share the three open lanes.

Heavy traffic, congestion, and long delays are expected in the region during construction, as well as days prior and following. For more information, follow the link below.

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Weather in Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, Washington, offers a year-round mild climate. The summer temperatures average in the upper 70’s and the winter temperatures rarely dip below freezing. From hot summer days to brisk winter evenings, here are some tips to fill your suitcase with the right gear to keep you comfortable during your visit.

Spring:

The arrival of spring means flowers popping up everywhere—as well as a few showers. When traveling in March through May, pack in layers as the nights are still cool. No matter the season, downpours are rare, but a raincoat, umbrella, or hat is advised. We challenge you to embrace the rain and don't let it stop your adventures!

Summer:

The weather in the summer varies, but that doesn’t stop anyone from wearing shorts! Short sleeves, sunglasses, and sunscreen are advised. Although we usually enjoy warm weather late into the season, the evenings can be coolpack a light jacket to be safe. You can leave your umbrella at home: July and August only average one day of rain each.

Fall:

One of the most beautiful times in Vancouver USA, the air begins to get crisp and the fall leaves put on a beautiful show. When visiting in September through mid-November, pack a hat, fleece, sweatshirt, and raincoat.

Winter:

The winters are cold in Vancouver and usually hover in the 40s from December through February. Expect snow in higher elevations and plenty of opportunities to enjoy winter sports. Bring a warm coat, gloves, hat, scarf, and boots. While snow days in the city are rare, it does happen occasionally.

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