News

One-hour closures planned for rock blasting next week on Snoqualmie Pass

 

If you’re traveling on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass next week, plan to go before the one-hour rock blasting closure or wait it out.

 

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews are closing the pass from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, through Thursday, Oct. 11, from Hyak (milepost 54) to the Price Creek Sno-Park (milepost 61).

 

Drivers should also plan for added travel time Monday through Friday due to increased construction activity and rolling slowdowns. Exit 54 westbound is currently open, but drivers should anticipate temporary closures of the ramp throughout the week.

 

Just a reminder that the automated speed-enforcement cameras is monitoring speeds through the five-mile work zone on I-90. Drivers traveling over the posted speed of 60 mph could be issued a $137 fine.

 

Here are some tools to help drivers plan their trips:

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 10 edition online now. Browse the archives.