Updated: Spring Snow Brings Snoqualmie Pass Closure

Final Update 9:00 PM: I-90 Westbound is now open. Chains are required on all vehicles except AWD/4WD.


Update 6:35 PM: Crews are still clearing a number of collisions Westbound, which remains closed at milepost 106 near Ellensburg.

They hope to have an update at 8 PM about a possible reopening time. Eastbound is open.


Update 5:05 PM: I-90 Eastbound is now open at milepost 34 near North Bend.

Crews are in the process of clearing vehicles Westbound between the closure points before reopening at milepost 106 near Ellensburg.


Original Story

As of 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 9th, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass is closed Eastbound at milepost 34 near North Bend and Westbound at milepost 106 near Ellensburg due to collisions.

According to the Snoqualmie Pass Twitter account, they are trying to get emergency vehicles and tow trucks in to get the collisions cleared.

Photo Credit: Snoqualmie Pass Twitter

The Pass Twitter account has been messaging this storm for the past several days, warning of up to a foot of snow and gold motorist to be prepared with warm clothes, blankets, food, and medications if the pass closed.

Many motorists are reporting being caught in traffic in very cold conditions.

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