Longer Rock Blasting Closures Planned for Snoqualmie Pass
Photo Credit: WSDOT
HYAK, Wash. – Crews continue work in an unstable area along the rock
slopes above Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass, which means drivers need to
plan for two or more hours during the week of June 17th.
The Washington State Department of Transportation and
contractor crews plan to close I-90 in both directions starting at 8 p.m.,
Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19.
Traffic will be stopped from Gold
Creek (milepost 56) to Easton (milepost 70). Although a reopening time of 10
p.m. is scheduled, the closure could last longer and push the reopening time
past 10 p.m. if a substantial amount of debris comes down onto the
The closure planned for Thursday, June 20 is schedule for an
hour from 8 to 9 p.m. The pass will be closed in both directions from Gold Creek
(milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61).
Drivers will also experience delays due to multiple
construction zones from North Bend to Ellensburg Monday through