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Rock blasting closures Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass | WSDOT

Rock blasting closures start an hour later next week on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass. Drivers need to plan for added travel time due lane closures in multiple locations along the pass.

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 8 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19. 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).

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

Multiple eastbound lane closures will cause delays during the day and at night from Denny Creek (milepost 47) to the Hyak vicinity (milepost 55) Monday through Saturday morning. Drivers may experience nighttime delays due to a single lane closures in both directions near the Price Creek vicinity, milepost 62 to 65, Monday through Friday.

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


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