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December 24, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Highway 2 closed east of Stevens Pass until further notice

Highway 2 is still closed from Stevens Pass to Leavenworth. Traffic can still reach the summit from the west, but drivers trying to go east of that will have to use alternate routes such as US 97 Blewett Pass to I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Traction tires are still advised for…


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December 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM

Highway 2 remains closed east of Stevens Pass, after second car-tree collision

[This post has been updated. See the full story here at] Highway 2 remained closed Sunday from the summit of Stevens Pass to Leavenworth, in both directions out of concern that more snow-laden trees could topple onto cars. Travelers were being advised to use Interstate 90 across Snoqualmie Pass or Highway 97 across Blewett Pass. On…


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