Stories tagged: Snoqualmie Pass
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
New charging stations to relieve ‘range anxiety’ in central Washington
Electric vehicle drivers in the center of the state should have some of their “range anxiety” eased with plans for nine new fast-charging stations.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Westbound lanes of Snoqualmie Pass blocked due to semitruck rollover
Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90 is closed westbound near Easton at milepost 59.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Stevens Pass reopens; Snoqualmie Pass will be closed Saturday night until early Sunday
Stevens Pass reopened at approximately 2:30 p.m. after being closed since early Thursday evening for avalanche danger. Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass will close in both directions overnight Saturday.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
I-90 east closed at Snoqualmie Pass due to spin-outs
Washington state transportation officials have closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Propane truck rollover closes major highways in Seattle
A tanker truck carrying propane rolled over on a major Seattle highway, causing traffic headaches and concerns about a hazardous materials spill.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
BRIEF: I-90 eastbound to close near Snoqualmie Pass overnight
Eastbound lanes of I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass will be closed intermittently overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning, the state Department of Transportation announced.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
All three of of Washington State’s three main east-west mountain passes reopened Friday afternoon after lengthy closures
All three of of Washington State’s three main east-west mountain passes were reopened Friday afternoon after lengthy closures. All lanes of I-90 going over Snoqualmie Pass reopened late Friday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Avalanche danger closes major mountain passes in Washington
The latest storm in Washington brought enough snow to shut down three main mountain passes over the Cascade Range due to avalanche danger, and was blamed for at least one …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass remains closed by slides
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass remains closed Thursday morning because of numerous slides, according to the Department of Transportation.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington state
An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice at the …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
Expect Interstate 90 delays Thursday near Snoqualmie Pass, says DOT
Motorists should expect delays on Interstate 90 during two different periods Thursday in the Snoqualmie Pass area.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Eastbound Interstate 90 reopens over Snoqualmie Pass
Transportation officials say Interstate 90 eastbound has been closed over Snoqualmie Pass after multiple vehicle collisions and spinouts in snow and ice.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
Mountain snow means messy travel over Cascade passes
blast of snow weather is causing tough driving conditions in the Cascade Mountains.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Skier falls into tree well, dies at Snoqualmie Pass
Authorities say a man is dead after falling into a tree well at the Alpental ski area at Snoqualmie Pass.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass reopens after collisions
State transportation officials say Interstate 90 westbound was closed over Snoqualmie Pass after multiple collisions and spinouts due to snow and icy conditions.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass closed in both directions
State transportation officials say Interstate 90 has been closed in both directions over Snoqualmie Pass after multiple collisions and spinouts due to snow and icy conditions.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Thanksgiving holiday travel could be touch and go with rain and snow
Weather forecasters said that snow will likely be seen in the mountains through the weekend, but a mix of rain or snow is more likely at lower elevations
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Northwest ski areas part of major resort sale
A Florida-based real estate investment trust has reached an agreement to sell more than a dozen major ski resorts, several in the Pacific Northwest including Snoqualmie and Stevens Pass, and …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
New I-90 bridge opens near Snoqualmie Pass
Traffic on Interstate 90 drove over the newly constructed avalanche bridge just east of Snoqualmie Pass for the first time Tuesday.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Rock blasting to force Snoqualmie Pass closures
Travel over Snoqualmie Pass will be hampered by a one-hour road closure for rock blasting Monday through Thursday evenings.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 11:23 a.m.
One dead in four-car crash on I-90
SEATTLE – Authorities say one person has died and several others have been seriously injured in a four-car collision in central Washington state on Interstate 90. The victims of the …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Snoqualmie Pass to close for three hours Sunday
Snoqualmie Pass to close for three hours early Sunday
Fri., May 20, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Snoqualmie Pass shutdowns planned next week
Rock blasting will close Snoqualmie Pass for an hour at 7:30 p.m. three nights next week.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass to temporarily shut down for avalanche control
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass will be shut down this morning for avalanche control work, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Snoqualmie Pass had 72 closures in nine weeks
Collisions, heavy snowfall and the related threat of avalanches have delayed traffic on the state’s busiest mountain pass far more frequently this winter than in recent years.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
2 killed in crashes near Snoqualmie Pass, WSP says
The Washington State Patrol says two people have been killed in separate crashes involving up to 10 vehicles on Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Avalanche danger in Cascades is high through this weekend
A forecast for rain and snow at higher elevations in the Cascade Mountains could also cause dangerous avalanche conditions for travelers and recreationists.
Mon., April 13, 2015
Interstate 90 widening project on Snoqualmie Pass resumes
Work on widening Interstate 90 to six lanes on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass has resumed for the construction season, the seventh year of the megaproject to upgrade the …
Fri., April 10, 2015
$7.7 billion Washington transportation budget gets House OK
OLYMPIA – The House approved a transportation budget Thursday that includes money to repave nearly 2,100 miles of state highway, repair up to 50 structurally deficient bridges and continue work …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago One of the “great engineering feats performed by man” – the Snoqualmie Tunnel of the Milwaukee Road – was completed and ready for traffic.