North Bend to Ellensburg Summer Construction – 2022 Construction Projects and Expected Delays

Cross-state travelers will need to add extra travel time to their summer and fall trips. The Washington State Department of Transportation and construction crews will be busy improving sections of Interstate 90 … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: SE North Bend Way & 436th AVE SE Final Road Grinding, Paving Scheduled the Week of May 2nd

Beginning the week of May 2nd, road grinding is expected to commence along Southeast North Bend Way, from just west of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail to the newly constructed roundabout at Southeast North Bend Way … [Read more...]

Updated: Traffic Alert: Vehicle Fire Blocks All Lanes on Westbound I90

Final update 11:17 AM: All lanes are open on westbound I-90 just east of Sunset Way _______________________________________________________ Update 9:59 AM: According to the WSDOT Twitter account it looks … [Read more...]

Washington State Patrol Detectives Seeking Witnesses

At approximately 12:10 pm on April 15, 2022, Washington State Patrol communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a gray Dodge Challenger was driving erratically on Eastbound I-90 near milepost … [Read more...]

Police Incident Closes I-90 Briefly

On April 15th at 12:36 PM, a Dodge Challenger was reported as driving erratically on eastbound  I-90 passing the Preston exit (MP 22). The vehicle stopped in the lanes of Eastbound I-90 near SR … [Read more...]

Two Hailstorm Caused Wrecks on I90 Near North Bend

At approximately 5:30 PM on April 14th, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) reported two hailstorms caused Eastbound wrecks near mileposts 30 and 32 in North Bend. Several agencies are responding to … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Updated: Monday Afternoon Fatality Accident Westbound I90

Final Update 5:30 PM: Westbound I-90 has completely reopened ________________________________________________________ Update 3:18 PM: One lane of Westbound I-90 east of Preston has reopened. The rest … [Read more...]

Fire Blotter |Vehicle vs. Tree; Fuel Spill; SR 18 Accident

Here are a few calls the Snoqualmie Fire Department responded to this past week. March 25, 2022 Firefighters responded to the vicinity of Railroad Ave and Snoqualmie Parkway for a two-vehicle … [Read more...]

Car Collision in Duvall Injures Two and Claims One Life Monday Evening

UPDATE: The dog, thought to be missing, was found safe at the towing company. At approximately 7:08 PM, Monday, March 28th, two people were injured, and one person died on SR203 in … [Read more...]

North Bend Receives Grant Funding for Future South Fork Avenue Extension Bypass Project

In March, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) approved funding for the recipients of their 2021 Rural Town Centers and Corridors (RTCC), a program that provides grants for projects in smaller, rural cities … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Wildlife Crossing Structures: A Bridge to Safety for Washington Animals Big and Small

Five and a half years ago, I wrote about a new Wildlife Crossing Structure being built east of Snoqualmie Pass near Lake Keechelus. Animal crossings, also known as ecoducts or wildlife bridges, are … [Read more...]

Multi-year Collaborative Effort Secures Funding to Fix SR 18

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, elected officials, city leaders and public safety representatives from the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah gathered at Snoqualmie City Hall for a roundtable discussion to reflect on … [Read more...]

Work Happening On Part of North Bend Way, Rough Road Conditions Expected

Drivers heading Westbound on Southeast North Bend Way, crossing the new roundabout at the intersection of 436th Avenue SE, can expect some rough road conditions for a few days this week. This … [Read more...]

Move Ahead Washington Transportation Package Funds SR 18 Widening and Snoqualmie Parkway Repaving

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the State Legislature approved the ambitious Move Ahead Washington transportation package.  The $17 billion statewide transportation bill includes $640 … [Read more...]

Updated: Tuesday Morning Accident Closes Westbound 18 at I90

Update 12:16 PM: The collision on westbound SR 18 at I-90 is clear. All lanes open! At Approximately 8:09 AM on SR 18 westbound at I-90 (MP 27), the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie City Council Approves Resolution to Request Snoqualmie Parkway be Considered Part of SR 18

On February 28, 2022, the Snoqualmie City Council unanimously approved Resolution 1609 requesting Washington State designate Snoqualmie Parkway as part of State Route 18. The heavily used … [Read more...]

Road Closures and Flooding Issues in the Snoqualmie Valley

As the Snoqualmie River and local creeks continue to rise, king County Road Division crews continue to work to assess Snoqualmie Valley roads impacted by floodwaters and landslides. Here is a list of the … [Read more...]

Updated: Wet Weather Causes Issues on Our Local Roads this Monday Afternoon

Updated March 1st 830 AM: Flooding Closes Some Low-lying City Roads As of 8:15 AM, 3/1/22, flooding has closed the following roads: Millpond Rd, Reinig Rd (near Snoqualmie Valley Trail Bridge), Northern St … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed Walking Across I90 Friday Night

Friday, February 18th at approximately 7:06 PM, a 59-year-old male pedestrian was crossing westbound I90 from north to south, just west of Highway 18, when he was struck and killed. A white Volkswagon … [Read more...]