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Stories tagged: I-90

Getting There: Country Homes was a ‘route through empty fields,’ now it’s major thoroughfare being repaired

Five weeks of construction begins today on Country Homes, a boulevard born from legislation and condemnation.

UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

I-90 crash in Post Falls blocks eastbound lanes, sends three to hospital

A two-car crash on Interstate 90 in Post Falls on Tuesday shut down the eastbound lanes and sent three people to the hospital, according to an Idaho State Police news …

Spokane drivers: It’s time to prepare for the zipper merge

The city’s first freeway ramp meter will begin operation next month on the northbound U.S. Highway 195 ramp to eastbound I-90.

UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

I-90 reopened after hours-long shutdown between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene

Idaho State Police have reopened Interstate 90 between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene following an investigation that had closed the road in both directions for nearly three hours.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:31 p.m.

Hundreds of elk stream across road in video taken near Ellensburg

Hundreds of elk streamed across a road near Ellensburg last week. The migration was caught on video near Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar facility.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

Semi flips on I-90 after being struck by passing driver; DUI suspected

A driver hit a semitruck, causing it to flip on to its side on Interstate-90, blocking all eastbound lanes of traffic at about 1:35 a.m. The suspect fled the scene …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Remains of decomposed body found near Interstate 90’s Medical Lake exit

Washington State Department of Transportation workers found a decomposed body Thursday morning near the Medical Lake off ramp of Interstate 90, on the south side of the freeway.

One in critical condition after semi crash on I-90

A semitruck crash on Interstate 90 Tuesday night left the driver in critical condition, according to Washington State Patrol. The incident, westbound on I-90, three miles east of Cle Elum, …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:17 p.m.

Two dead, three critically injured in I-90 crash near Ellensburg

Two people died and three were critically injured after a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg Monday afternoon.

Public can weigh in on North Spokane Corridor ‘placemaking’

The Washington State Department of Transportation has some ideas on dressing up the North Spokane Corridor. And it wants to hear from as many people as possible about the “placemaking” …

UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

Idaho State Police name man suspected in I-90 crash

Idaho State Police have named the man suspected of intentionally causing multiple crashes throughout Idaho and Washington, who was involved in a collision on I-90 near milepost 11.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Woman gets 12 years in fatal wrong-way crash on interstate

A Spokane-area woman who drove drunk the wrong way on Interstate 90 in Spokane and caused a five-car crash that killed a man and injured others has been sentenced to …

Light-rail over I-90 bridge wins Popular Science award

Sound Transit has received a Popular Science 2017 “Best of What’s New” award in the engineering category for its plan to run light-rail trains across the Interstate-90 floating bridge.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 11:58 a.m.

State may remove busy I-90 eastbound on-ramp at Walnut in downtown Spokane

Without the interstate at its end, the eastbound Walnut Street on-ramp might seem like a jump. A platoon of motorists sits at the red light, their collective engines revving, readying …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5:38 p.m.

Rolled semis spew corn onto interstate, block westbound traffic on I-90

A rolled semi truck spilled corn onto I-90 blocking westbound traffic for several hours early Friday morning.

UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017, 7:08 p.m.

Three juveniles injured in rollover off I-90

Four juveniles were injured in a crash early Sunday morning, according to a Washington State Patrol new release.

Crash on Interstate 90 near Missoula kills two

The Montana Highway Patrol says two people have died in a crash involving a truck and a car on Interstate 90 near Missoula.

UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:42 p.m.

Fire sparked by barbecue temporarily shuts down Interstate 90

Interstate 90 westbound at George, Washington, was temporarily closed Sunday due to a wildfire that officials say was caused by a spark from a barbecue along the Columbia River.

Better traffic control on I-90 welcomed

Spokane has grown considerably since 1974, when I-90 was opened. It’s good to see that traffic-control measures may soon be implemented to reflect that reality.

UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 6:40 a.m.

I-90 construction near Altamont causing major eastbound, afternoon backups

As expected, construction work on eastbound Interstate 90 through downtown caused a major backup.

Worker hit, killed in construction zone on Interstate 90

Authorities say a worker was hit and killed by a vehicle driven by a co-worker in a construction zone on Interstate 90 in southern Montana.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Pedestrian hit by cement truck on I-90

A pedestrian was hit by a cement truck after he ran up the westbound Interstate 90 Division off ramp, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Montana State University student dies in I-90 crash near Bozeman

A 19-year-old Montana State University student has died in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Bozeman.

Crews working to clear landslide blocking I-90 in Issaquah

The Washington State Patrol says crews are working to clear Interstate 90 after a landslide blocked the westbound lanes at Issaquah.

Chicago man gets 30 years for killing girlfriend on I-90

A Chicago man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend on Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington in front of their 3-year-old son.

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.

Mountain snow means messy travel over Cascade passes

blast of snow weather is causing tough driving conditions in the Cascade Mountains.

Teen injured in weather-related crash on I-90 near Kellogg

A 17-year-old girl from Kellogg was injured Saturday morning when her car spun out on Interstate 90 and was hit by a semi.

Medical problem causes I-90 crash

An Enumclaw, Washington, woman was hospitalized Saturday morning after she suffered a medical issue while driving on Interstate 90 and crashed her car.

Athol man involved in I-90 accident that leaves one hospitalized

One person was hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 early Thursday morning, the Washington State Patrol reported.