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September 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Multiple-car accident snarls traffic on I-90 near Issaquah for several hours

    The accident on westbound I-90. (Washington State Patrol) UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: All westbound lanes of Interstate 90 have reopened following a multiple car crash near Preston. UPDATE, 3:54 p.m: The state Department of Transportation says that westbound I-90, at Preston, will be closed one to two hours. The State Patrol is investigating a multiple vehicle crash. UPDATE,…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: accident, I-90, Issaquah

September 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Rock blasting on Snoqualmie Pass starting earlier next week

If you’re headed over Snoqualmie Pass next week, plan for slowdowns and closures for construction. Rock blasting at the pass will be moving up to 6 p.m., according to a news release from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). State and contractor workers will close Interstate 90 at 6 p.m. for about an hour  Monday through…


Comments | More in General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: construction, I-90, Snoqualmie Pass

July 24, 2014 at 2:35 PM

I-90 lanes reopened on schedule at 5 a.m. Friday

UPDATE, 11 a.m., Friday: Traffic opened on I-90 Friday morning as planned. ORIGINAL POST: Three closed lanes of Interstate 90 are on schedule to reopen as planned 5 a.m. Friday, state officials say. A cracked expansion joint is being replaced westbound on the East Channel Bridge, where traffic from Bellevue approaches Mercer Island. Only one through-lane, and…


Comments | Topics: expansion joints, I-90, lae closures

July 21, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Traffic ‘free flowing’ on westbound I-90, despite predictions

Traffic merges into the left lanes along Interstate 90 under Interstate 405 approaching the East Channel Bridge and Mercer Island. This view looks west from 142nd Place Southeast in Bellevue. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) Update | 9:07 a.m.: Among those who set out early to try to beat the traffic was Megan Ching. She left…


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July 18, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I-90 lane closures already bringing congestion

It didn’t take long for drivers to feel the pain of Friday night lane closures on westbound Interstate 90 in Bellevue. At about 9:30 p.m., the freeway was narrowed to just one lane at at choke point at Bellevue Way Southeast as part of a repair project on the bridge between Bellevue and Mercer Island….


Comments | Topics: I-90, lane closures

March 3, 2014 at 5:40 AM

Snoqualmie Pass reopens across I-90

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. | Snoqualmie Pass has reopened in both directions, according to WSDOT. Traction tires are advised and oversize vehicles are prohibited. The current weather is overcast skies with occasional rain showers. UPDATE: 1:30 p.m. | Snoqualmie Pass, which closed late Sunday night due to heavy snows, downed trees and avalanche danger, is expected to…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit, Weather Beat | Topics: I-90, Snoqualime Pass, WSDOT

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