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


Traffic Impacts for Aug. 15-24

Rock blasting schedule

  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20
  • 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21

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, Aug. 15

  • Drivers will experience daytime delays of up to 30 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will also experience intermittent ramp closures between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m. the following morning at the Cabin Creek and Stampede Pass interchanges.

Saturday, Aug. 16

  • Drivers may experience minor delays in the morning before 9 a.m. due to single lane closures westbound near Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).

Drivers may experience delays due to increased summer traffic volumes eastbound.

Sunday, Aug. 17

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

Monday, Aug. 18

  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Gold Creek area (milepost 55). Drivers may also experience delays through the same area due to traffic revisions.
  • Drivers will experience delays westbound due to single lane closures between mileposts 44 to 50 as crews make repairs to the Denny Creek Bridge.
  • Drivers will experience 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures between mileposts 123 to 125. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph through this project area.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Gold Creek area (milepost 55). Drivers may also experience delays through the same area due to traffic revisions.
  • Drivers will experience delays westbound due to single lane closures between mileposts 44 to 50 as crews make repairs to the Denny Creek Bridge.
  • Drivers will experience 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures between mileposts 123 to 125. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph through this project area.


Wednesday, Aug. 20

  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Gold Creek area (milepost 55). Drivers may also experience delays through the same area due to traffic revisions.
  • Drivers will experience delays westbound due to single lane closures between mileposts 44 to 50 as crews make repairs to the Denny Creek Bridge.
  • Drivers will experience 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures between mileposts 123 to 125. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph through this project area.

Thursday, Aug. 21

  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Gold Creek area (milepost 55). Drivers may also experience delays through the same area due to traffic revisions.
  • Drivers will experience delays westbound due to single lane closures between mileposts 44 to 50 as crews make repairs to the Denny Creek Bridge.
  • Drivers will experience 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures between mileposts 123 to 125. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph through this project area.

Friday, Aug. 22

  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Gold Creek area (milepost 55). Drivers may also experience delays through the same area due to traffic revisions.
  • Drivers will experience 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 nighttime delays due to single lane closures through the same location.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to single lane closures in both directions between Denny Creek (milepost 47) and Hyak vicinity (milepost 55).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity (milepost 62).
  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures between mileposts 123 to 125. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph through this project area.

Saturday, Aug. 23

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

Sunday, Aug. 24

  • 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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