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


Traffic Impacts for Sept. 26 - Oct. 5

NEW TIME: Rock Blasting Closure Schedule

  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29
  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30
  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1
  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2

During rock blasting closures drivers should plan for at least an hour of added travel time. During the closure crews will close the pass eastbound at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound at Price Creek (milepost 61). 

Friday, Sept. 26

  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61). Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers may experience nighttime delays from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. due to lane closures near Price Creek from mileposts 61 to 67.

Saturday, Sept. 27

  • Drivers may experience minor delays in the morning before 9 a.m. due to single lane closures westbound near Denny Creek to the Hyak vicinity from milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers may experience delays due to increased summer traffic volumes eastbound.
  • The eastbound off-ramp at exit 54 will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Drivers will be detoured to use another exit.

Sunday, Sept. 28

  • No impacts expected due to construction. However, drivers will experience delays due to congestion from increased summer traffic volumes westbound.


Monday, Sept. 29

  • Drivers will experience daytime and nighttime delays due to lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61). Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers may experience minor delays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to single lane westbound closure for bridge inspection near Denny Creek (milepost 50).

Tuesday, Sept. 30

  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61) and a single lane closure westbound. Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers may experience minor delays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to single lane westbound closure for bridge inspection near Denny Creek (milepost 50).
  • Drivers may experience daytime delays due to lane closures near Price Creek from mileposts 61 to 67.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61). Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers may experience minor delays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to single lane westbound closure for bridge inspection near Denny Creek (milepost 50).
  • Drivers may experience daytime delays due to lane closures near Price Creek from mileposts 61 to 67.

Thursday, Oct. 2

  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61). Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers may experience minor delays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to single lane westbound closure for bridge inspection near Denny Creek (milepost 50).
  • Drivers may experience daytime delays due to lane closures near Price Creek from mileposts 61 to 67.

Friday, Oct. 3

  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience potential daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions four miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit (milepost 56) around Keechelus Lake (milepost 61). Drivers will experience minor delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.

Saturday, Oct. 4

  • Drivers may experience minor delays in the morning before 9 a.m. due to single lane closures westbound near Denny Creek to the Hyak vicinity from milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers may experience delays due to increased summer traffic volumes eastbound.

Sunday, Oct. 5

  • No impacts expected due to construction. However, drivers will experience delays due to congestion from increased summer traffic volumes westbound.

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:

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