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Snoqualmie Pass closed; other passes covered with snow

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HYAK, Wash. - The Transportation Department has temporarily closed I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass because of high avalanche danger.  Staff with the DOT expect the pass to reopen Wednesday morning.

The roadway eastbound is closed at milepost 34 near North Bend.  The road going westbound is closed at milepost 106 near Ellensburg. Crews are currently working to curb the avalanche danger in the area.

  • Snoqualmie Pass: closed
  • Stevens Pass: Traction tires required; chains required on vehicles over 10,000 GVW
  • Blewett Pass: Traction tires advised; oversize vehicles prohibited.
  • Sherman Pass: Traction tires advised; oversize vehicles prohibited.
  • White Pass: Traction tires required; chains required on vehicles over 10,000 GVW; oversize vehicles prohibited.
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