Snoqualmie Pass to close 4 nights next week for rock blasting

Rock blasting will close Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass four nights next week. Drivers need to plan for added travel time due multiple lane closures through the corridor.

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 7:30 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, June 9 through Thursday, June 12. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Multiple lane closures eastbound from Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Hyak vicinity (milepost 55) could cause drivers delays at night Monday through Friday. During the day, drivers may experience delays due to a single lane eastbound closure through the same location.

Intermittent rolling slowdowns are planned Monday through Friday during the day three miles east of the Snoqualmie Pass Summit around Keechelus Lake.

It’s a busy construction season and drivers should use the following resources to help plan their trips over I-90 this summer:

• Visit the What’s Happening on I-90 Web page for up-to-date information on construction projects and traffic impacts and to sign up for email updates.

• Visit the Snoqualmie Mountain Pass Web page for real-time travel information and to view traffic cameras.

• Check the weekly Construction Updates and Traffic pages for region-wide updates.

• Tune into the Highway Advisory Radio at 1610 AM and 530 AM.

• Follow us on Twitter @snoqualmiepass.

• Call the I-90 construction hotline at 888-535-0738 or 511.



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