Expect delays or postpone trips over Snoqualmie Pass today
October 19, 2012 · 5:39 PM
Drivers headed over Snoqualmie Pass on eastbound Interstate 90 this afternoon should expect lengthy delays and reschedule their trips or choose alternate routes if possible.
I-90 is reduced to one lane in each direction between Hyak and Keechelus Lake Snowshed while crews finish paving the transitions between the existing freeway and a new wider section. All lanes were scheduled to reopen by 7 a.m. Friday, but crews were unable to complete the work overnight. Today, progress has been slowed by rain and a stalled . Crews expect to open all lanes to traffic by 5 p.m.
Eastbound drivers should plan for more than an hour of extra travel time between North Bend and Ellensburg. For current conditions, visit www.wsdot.com/traffic/passes/snoqualmie.
For more information on the I-90 - Snoqualmie Pass East - Hyak to Keechelus Dam project, visitwww.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/I90/SnoqualmiePassEast/HyaktoKeechelusDam.