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What's Happening on I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass

 

Traffic Impacts for April 11 - April 20

Rock blasting closures resume at 7 p.m. on April 28. Rock blasting closures are only Monday through Thursday and typically last an hour. However, depending on the amount of debris that comes down and repairs needed to the highway, closures could last longer.

Friday, April 11

  • I-90 will be open to two lanes in each direction from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed. After 9 p.m., I-90 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.

Saturday, April 12

  • I-90 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two hours or more during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to use our travel graphs to plan their trips.

Sunday, April 13

  • I-90 will reopen to two lanes westbound at 11 a.m. to accommodate the heaviest flow of traffic. Eastbound I-90 will remain a single lane. After 9 p.m., I-90 will return to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.

Monday, April 14

  • Drivers will experience substantial delays due to a single lane closure in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.
  • Drivers could experience minor delays due to shoulder and ramp closures at the Oakes Ave Interchange near Cle Elum (milepost 85) and the Thorpe Road Interchange near Ellensburg (milepost 101).
  • The eastbound Indian John Rest Area is closed to travelers until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Drivers will need to watch for signs directing them to the next rest area.

Tuesday, April 15

  • Drivers will experience substantial delays due to a single lane closure in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.
  • Drivers could experience minor delays due to shoulder and ramp closures at the Oakes Ave Interchange near Cle Elum (milepost 85) and the Thorpe Road Interchange near Ellensburg (milepost 101).
  • The eastbound Indian John Rest Area is closed to travelers until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Drivers will need to watch for signs directing them to the next rest area.

Wednesday, April 16

  • Drivers will experience substantial delays due to a single lane closure in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.
  • Drivers could experience minor delays due to shoulder and ramp closures at the Oakes Ave Interchange near Cle Elum (milepost 85) and the Thorpe Road Interchange near Ellensburg (milepost 101).
  • The eastbound Indian John Rest Area is closed to travelers until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Drivers will need to watch for signs directing them to the next rest area.

Thursday, April 17

  • Drivers will experience substantial delays due to a single lane closure in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.
  • Drivers could experience minor delays due to shoulder and ramp closures at the Oakes Ave Interchange near Cle Elum (milepost 85) and the Thorpe Road Interchange near Ellensburg (milepost 101).
  • The eastbound Indian John Rest Area is will reopen to travelers at 7 p.m. Drivers will need to watch for signs directing them to the next rest area.

Friday, April 18

  • I-90 will reopen to two eastbound lanes at 10 a.m. in order to accommodate heavy weekend traffic. Westbound I-90 will remain a single lane. After 9 p.m., I-90 will return to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day until Sunday morning at 11 a.m. 
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.

Saturday, April 19

  • Drivers will experience substantial delays due to a single lane closure in each direction 24 hours a day along a three mile section of I-90 near the snowshed. 
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours during peak travel times, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.


Sunday, April 20

  • I-90 will reopen to two lanes westbound at 11 a.m. to accommodate the heaviest flow of traffic. Eastbound I-90 will remain a single lane. After 9 p.m., I-90 will return to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day.
  • In order to avoid delays of up to two or more hours, drivers are encouraged to plan their trips using our travel graphs.


Bicycle Alternate Route: I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between the Hyak interchange (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62) because there is no shoulder for bicycles to use. Bicyclists can use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, weather permitting, as an alternate route.

For freight-related restrictions, please visit the Commercial Vehicle Services Road Restrictions Web page:
www.wsdot.wa.gov/commercialVehicle/Restrictions/roadlist.aspx

For more information regarding delays and construction on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass: