SEATTLE — Troopers arrested nine drivers for blocking southbound I-5 at the Ship Canal Bridge Friday morning.
Several vehicles blocked the freeway for a protest, according to Trooper Rick Johnson. Footage from the freeway showed protesters playing instruments and dancing on I-5. A total of 9 cars were impounded.
Three lanes reopened by 11:30 a.m. All lanes were open by approximately 12:40 p.m.
The blockade added to already heavy Labor Day traffic heading into the holiday weekend.