I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Cle Elum to Ellensburg - Eastbound and Westbound Deck Rehab

Project news

  • Construction is scheduled to begin later this spring.

Needs & benefits

The bridge decks on the Yakima River Bridge seven miles west of Ellensburg and the bridge decks two miles east of Cle Elum are showing signs of deterioration. This project will repair and resurface the existing bridge decks in both the eastbound and westbound lanes, which will extend the life of these bridges for decades to come.


  • Construction begins - Spring 2018
  • Construction complete - Fall 2020


This $19.6 million is funded through pre-existing funds.


Jerry Wood
WSDOT project engineer

Meagan Lott
WSDOT communications

Project map of the I-90 Yakima River Bridges project that repairs the bridge decks near Cle Elum and Ellensburg