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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

Update | 9:07 a.m.: Among those who set out early to try to beat the traffic was Megan Ching. She left her Bellevue home a little after 6 a.m. — 40 minutes earlier than usual — to carpool with her fiancé to Seattle. They decided to brave Interstate 90 westbound, despite having only one lane open. “I…


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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….


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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…


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January 24, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Westbound Snoqualmie Pass to close on Sunday morning

The Spokesman-Review Crews will close the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near the Snoqualmie Pass Summit on Sunday morning to remove several trees. Drivers need to plan for delays of up to two hours, a news release from the Washington State Department of Transportation said. The westbound lanes will close at milepost 52 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m….


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November 19, 2013 at 6:36 AM

Tuesday Memo: I-90 danger … Home intruder shot … Sun in forecast

What were they thinking? The State Patrol is looking for who’s responsible for throwing rocks at vehicles on I-90 near Ellensburg late Saturday or early Sunday. One rock went through a windshield and injured a person inside. The State Patrol says two other cars were also damaged by rocks. The Affordable Care Act…


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November 5, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Accident on I-90 bridge cleared, but miles-long backup remains

The aftermath of a vehicle collision involving a semi-truck on the Interstate 90 bridge blocked all but one westbound lane and created a miles-long backup this afternoon. About an hour after the 3 p.m. accident, the state Department of Transportation opened all lanes, but a backup remains. WSDOT said at 4:15 p.m. that a drive from…


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