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January 7, 2014 at 3:58 PM

All lanes of southbound I-5 closed at South King Street tonight

All lanes of southbound Interstate-5 at South King Street in downtown Seattle will be closed from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 4:30 a.m. Wednesday for sign installation, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Traffic will be re-routed to the collector-distributor lanes that feed onto and run parallel to the freeway.

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December 15, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Snoqualmie Pass reopened after closure to remove trees

Snoqualmie Pass has been reopened after an hours-long closure Sunday morning to remove trees. The state Department of Transportation reported the closure early Sunday to remove three large trees just west of the summit. Eastbound traffic was stopped  at milepost 47 near Denny Creek. Westbound traffic was halted at milepost 53 near the summit. As of noon…

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December 2, 2013 at 6:38 AM

Snoqualmie pass, closed overnight, now reopened

The Associated Press High winds and falling trees forced the closure overnight of Interstate 90 in both directions across Snoqualmie Pass, but the pass was reopened about 6:30 a.m. The Transportation Department closed the highway just before midnight Sunday for the 72 miles between North Bend and Ellensburg. There were no restrictions on the highway, but the roadway…

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May 29, 2013 at 5:37 AM

Several factors kept I-5 closed long after crash; all lanes open

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. | All lanes of southbound Interstate 5 are open. The last lane through the crash scene reopened about 12:15 p.m., WSDOT spokesman Mike Allende said. UPDATE 11 A.M. |  Just a single lane of southbound Interstate 5 remains closed through the crash scene; WSDOT said the backup approaching the area is down to a…

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October 18, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Bellevue Transit Center reopens, after suspicious package check

The Bellevue Transit Center has reopened, after authorities cordoned off the area to check out a suspicious package left on a bus. The one-hour closure happened just after 1 p.m., forcing detours for as many as 10 routes, including RapidRide B to Overlake and Redmond, as well as Sound Transit routes 550 to Seattle and 560…

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September 21, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Dead end in investigation of Skyline High School threat

Investigators with the King County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI reached a dead end when trying to trace the IP address of a person who posted an online threat that closed Skyline High School in Sammamish on Thursday. The school was closed after someone posted a threat about bringing a gun to school, firing it and…

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September 20, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Threat to Eastside high school traced to Sweden

UPDATE 2:49 P.M.:King County Sheriff Steve Strachan  said that the FBI is assisting deputies in searching for the person who issued an online threat to open fire at Skyline High School in Sammamish. The school was closed today while deputies investigated the threat posted last night on 4chan, an online bulletin board. Officials at 4chan told…

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May 7, 2012 at 11:45 AM

Drawspan on 520 bridge opening at noon today

If you’re driving the 520 floating bridge today, the state Transportation Department says to allow yourself extra time to cross Lake Washington because a planned opening of the bridge’s drawspan starts at noon today. Traffic could be delayed up to 30 minutes while the drawspan is open to allow a 48-foot sailboat to pass through, according to…

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