Lane shifts to start near Phoenix Plaza project in North Bend to repair faulty contractor work

The City of North Bend said starting the week of March 23rd, vehicles traveling westbound along East North Bend Way near the new Phoenix Plaza project will be intermittently shifted into the eastbound … [Read more...]

Westbound SR 18 to close near Tiger Mountain for emergency road repair, March 6th -10th

Heavy rain across western Washington in February saw multiple landslides in the Snoqualmie Valley, including one on the shoulder of SR 18 - about 1.5 miles west of the Tiger Summit Trailhead. To repair … [Read more...]

Police seek witnesses to hit-and-run that critically injured man near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) said a man was hit and critically injured at the I-90/SR 18 interchange near Snoqualmie, Thursday night, February 27, 2020. According to WSP Trooper Rick Johnson, at 11:45PM … [Read more...]

SR 203 closed between Carnation and Duvall this weekend for geotechnical work

WSDOT is warning drivers that SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall will be closed this weekend. A signed detour will be in place from Saturday morning February 29th, to Sunday evening, March 1st.  During the … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie city council considers car tab increase to pay for new I-90 on-ramp lane

After agreeing to 50/50 project cost share with state to fund the new [temporary] dedicated on-ramp lane to westbound I-90 from Snoqualmie Parkway, the Snoqualmie city council is officially considering an … [Read more...]

Mid-Summer likely the earliest Middle Fork Road could reopen after December landslide

After a landslide forced the closure of part of Middle Fork Road (MFR) in mid December, the City of North Bend reported the road may not reopen until mid-summer at the earliest. On December 20, 2019 … [Read more...]

I-90/SR 18 interchange project costs increase, state changes weigh station site, SR 18 lane expansion to trim budget

There are some potential changes to the I-90/SR Interchange Improvement Project - mostly driven by budget constraints. Let's start with some good news, though. Some city officials had feared the passage of … [Read more...]

Slow moving landslide damages road, closes one lane of SR 203 between Carnation and Duvall

UPDATE | February 20th, 9AM WSDOT geo-techs visited the slide on SR 203 near NE Stillwater Hill Road on Wednesday, February 19th and will next several days analyzing their observations to determine how the … [Read more...]

County says 356th Drive in Fall City will remain open, warns still slide risk under roadway

Following a geotechnical evaluation Friday, February 14, 2020, King County determined that 356th Drive SE in Fall City can reopen and remain open unless conditions change. According to a county … [Read more...]

Police Blotter | bathroom issues; lost python snake; ‘Offer Up’ meet up leads to car theft

February 4th DUI At 8:10PM while conducting a routine patrol of the Salish area, an officer saw a vehicle leaving the “closed after dusk” park area. The vehicle accelerated quickly as to get away from … [Read more...]

County to temporarily close and analyze Fall City road impacted by slow moving landslide Friday morning, determine next steps

UPDATE | Thursday, February 14th, 4PM King County said it will close 356th Drive SE in Fall City from 9AM to noon, Friday, February 14th to allow its consultant to analyze the slide hazard area. During this … [Read more...]

Rinse and Repeat: Snoqualmie River predicted to hit moderate to major flood levels, February 6th-7th

After what feels like six weeks of unrelenting rain (and some snow), the Snoqualmie Valley will have to make it through the next couple days of heavy rain before the almost-forgotten sun makes a return on … [Read more...]

To improve pedestrian safety, 3 new Rapid Flashing Crossing Beacons coming to downtown Snoqualmie

As a move to improve safety, three new pedestrian-activated flashing crossing beacons will be coming to downtown Snoqualmie by fall 2020. At the January 27th Snoqualmie City Council meeting, … [Read more...]

Accident on SR 18 involving state trooper, semi closes westbound lanes near Snoqualmie Tuesday afternoon

Fire and aid crews responded to another serious accident on SR 18 near the I-90 interchange, Tuesday afternoon, January 28, 2020. The accident occurred around 1PM and involved a Washington State Patrol (WSP) … [Read more...]

Landslide closes one lane of SR 18 near Tiger Mountain summit – until further notice

UPDATE | January 27th, 5PM WSDOT crews cleared the roadway of debris Monday afternoon and reopened the left lane of eastbound SR 18 west of the Tiger Mountain summit following an earlier landslide. The … [Read more...]