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I-90 East of Snoqualmie Pass Construction Schedule

Last Updated:  12:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18,  2017
This page is updated every Friday with a week’s look ahead for construction-related delays on I-90 between North Bend and Ellensburg. If project information changes, this page will be updated accordingly.

Rock blasting closure schedule

  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24

During the closure eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures, there are no services eastbound past Exit 53 or westbound past Exit 70.

North Bend Vicinity 
Mileposts: 34 - 52

  • Friday, Aug. 18 - Sunday, Aug. 27 - Eastbound drivers can expect lane closures 24 hours a day from milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie pass. Drivers traveling on Fridays should plan for 30 minutes of added travel time due to increased traffic volumes for the weekend.
  • Friday, Aug. 18 - Sunday, Aug. 27  - The westbound lanes from milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass to milepost 34 near North Bend will be reduced to two lanes, with one lane shifted around the work zone as crews repair several bridge decks. This traffic shift will remain in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On Sundays drivers should plan for an hour or more of added travel time due to increased volumes from the weekend.

Snoqualmie Pass Vicinity
Mileposts: 57 - 69

  • Monday, Aug. 21 - Saturday, Aug. 26 - Daytime rolling slowdowns and nighttime lane closures will cause minor delays between the Hyak vicinity near milepost 57 to the Easton vicinity near milepost 69.

Cle Elum Vicinity
Mileposts: 87-97

  • Monday, Aug. 21 - Saturday, Aug. 25 - Traffic will be reduced to a single lane westbound from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. each day during the week. No impacts anticipated for eastbound traffic.
  • Friday, Aug. 18 - Tuesday, Aug. 22 - The westbound Indian John Rest Area will be closed 24 hours a day until Tuesday, Aug. 22. A temporary rest area will be available in Cle Elum for passenger vehicles only. Drivers can access the temporary rest area by taking Exit 84 and follow the signs. Freight will need to use the next available rest area at Exit 53.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 23 - Friday, Sept. 1 - The westbound Indian John Rest Area will be closed at night from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. A temporary rest area will be available in Cle Elum for passenger vehicles only. Drivers can access the temporary rest area by taking Exit 84 and follow the signs. Freight will need to use the next available rest area at Exit 53.

Ellensburg Vicinity

US 97 and the Dolarway Intersection Milepost 134 

  • Friday, Aug. 18 - Saturday, Aug. 27 - The Dolarway intersection is in a roundabout configuration instead of a four-way stop. Drivers need to make sure to turn right when entering the roundabout and stay between the lane markings in order to avoid abrupt lane edges.

Vantage Vicinity
Mileposts 136 to 137

  • Monday, Aug. 21 - Friday, Aug. 25 - Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Vantage and the bridge 24 hours a day. Crews are making repairs to guardrail in the area destroyed by a fire.

WSDOT offers a number of helpful tools to help you plan your trip across I-90 this summer:

  • Download WSDOT’s free smartphone app to plan your trip across the state.
  • Receive text message alerts about closures and delays by texting the number 468311 with the words "WSDOT Snoqualmie"
  • Tune into the Highway Advisory Radio at 1610 AM and 530 AM
  • Call 5-1-1 from your hands-free device
  • Sign up for email updates
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