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


Traffic Impacts for Aug. 29 - Sept. 7

Rock blasting schedule

  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3
  • 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4

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. 29 - Monday, Sept. 1

  • Due to the holiday weekend, crews will not be impacting traffic due to construction. Work will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
  • Drivers will experience delays due to increased traffic volumes eastbound on Friday and westbound on Monday.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

  • Drivers will experience delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55. Exit 53 will temporarily close from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday. Signs will direct drivers to use other exits.
  • Drivers may experience nighttime delays due to single lane directions in both directions near Hyak (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61).
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. from milepost 61 to 67.

Wednesday, Sept. 3

  • Drivers will experience delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • 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 delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. from milepost 61 to 67.
  • The westbound on and off ramps at exit 70 will close to traffic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. so crews can make repairs to the pavement. Drivers can use exit 71 as an alternate to get around the area. 


Thursday, Sept. 4

  • Drivers will experience delays due to multiple lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions near Hyak (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). Drivers will experience delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. from milepost 61 to 67.

Friday, Sept. 5

  • Drivers will experience delays due to lane closures in both directions between milepost 47 to 55.
  • Drivers will experience daytime delays of up to 20 minutes due to rolling slowdowns in both directions near Hyak (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). Drivers will experience delays at night in the same location due to single lane closures.
  • Drivers will experience nighttime delays due single lane closures in both directions from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. from milepost 61 to 67.

Saturday, Sept. 6

  • 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, Sept. 7

  • 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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