WSDOT to re-stripe busy I-90/SR 202 Roundabout to ease Driver Confusion

The City of North Bend said the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will re-stripe the Exit 31 Roundabout on Wednesday, May 11th from 9 AM to 3 PM in an effort to ease driver … [Read more...]

After nearly 25 years, State to Repave, Improve Busy Section of I-90 in North Bend

The Washington State Department of Transportation will begin a $2.5 million road project that will give drivers some smoother pavement to travel upon in the North Bend area. WSDOT said in mid-June it will … [Read more...]

Driver Alert: Prepare for Lane Closures as I-90 Overpass Finally gets Fixed after Garbage Truck punches Hole

Look up as you drive north on Front Street in Issaquah and there it is: a chunk of concrete missing from the Interstate 90 overpass caused when a garbage truck punched a hole in a bridge girder above Front … [Read more...]

Middle Fork Road Weekday Closures Resume; Big Road Project Halfway Done

It's spring and that means it's time to get working on Middle Fork Road again. Starting Monday April 18, 2016, the noon Monday through noon Friday  closures of Middle Fork Road resumed. The U.S. Department … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert | Paving at Tokul Roundabout expected to Cause Long Delays this week

Looks like Snoqualmie Valley drivers will have one more round paving work to endure in the Tokul Roundabout area near Snoqualmie Falls. The City of Snoqualmie said final paving will occur at the roundabout … [Read more...]

Guardrail Down! Semi Tips Again at Busy I-90/SR Interchange

If you live in Snoqualmie and are heading toward I-90, you may run into some traffic backups this morning/afternoon. Around 10AM, April 15, 2016, the I-90/SR 18 guardrail went down again, crushed under the … [Read more...]

Road Work Finished Early, No Delays near Snoqualmie Falls on Friday

UPDATE |  APRIL 1, 2016, 6AM The City of Snoqualmie tweeted out late Thursday afternoon, March 31st, that the roadwork that was causing long backups and for some, 40 minute waits, had finished early.  So … [Read more...]

Fatal Collision Closes SR 203 near Fall City for six hours Wednesday

State Route 203, just north of the SR 202 roundabout in Fall City, was the site of a fatality collision on Wednesday afternoon, March 16, 2016. According to the Washington State Patrol, a 34-year old Renton … [Read more...]

Left Lane [Slow] Drivers: Beware, Washington State Patrol is Looking for You

If you regularly drive I-90 between the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah, many drivers say this is a pretty common issue - left lane [slow] drivers. Last year I even witnessed a driver unwilling to move out of … [Read more...]

Serious Garbage Truck vs. Truck Collision Closes SR 18 Tuesday morning

UPDATE |  March 8, 845AM WSDOT said both directions of SR 18 were reopened near the accident scene north of Tiger Mountain around 8:30AM, but to expect another closure when tow trucks … [Read more...]

I-90 reopened over Snoqualmie Pass after Huge Accident forces Long Closure; Two dead, Truck driver arrested

UPDATE  |  February 5, 2016, 3:45PM Westbound I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass is now reopened after a severe, fatality accident closed it for about eight hours. ORIGINAL STORY The Washington State … [Read more...]

North Bend Announces Plan to Improve Downtown Congestion

The City of North Bend announced on February 2, 2016, that it had negotiated a deal that could help improve traffic in the often congested downtown corridor. At the annual North Bend City Council retreat … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pass Reopened Thursday night after Day-long Closure over Avalanche Risk

UPDATE | JANUARY 21, 2016, 8:15pm WSDOT announced that I-90 over Snoqualmie  Pass was now open in both directions. UPDATE |  JANUARY 21, 2016, 4PM The Washington State Department of Transportation … [Read more...]

Tanker Rollover, Fuel Spill Forces Long Closure Eastbound I-90 near North Bend

UDATE |  JANUARY 12, 2016, 8PM Just as the scene of a tanker truck rollover collision and resulting fuel spill was finally about to clear after a lengthy (nearly 12 hours) hazmat clean up, WSDOT announced … [Read more...]

Traffic Improvements in the Cards for Busy North Bend Intersection

Sometime later this year, Snoqualmie Valley residents should get some traffic improvement along SR 202 as the City of North Bend moves forward with plans to widen Bendigo Blvd, adding a right turn lane onto … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve Closure of Snoqualmie Pass Delays Holiday Travelers

UPDATE |  December 25, 2015, 7AM WSDOT crews reopened the eastbound lanes of I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass around 7PM, December 24th. The westbound lanes followed suit and were reopened around 1AM. WSDOT said … [Read more...]

Mudslide, Snow Storm Closes Eastbound I-90 Closed at Truck Town Monday Morning

UPDATE |  12/14/15, 8:45AM According to the WSDOT website, crews plan to have eastbound I-90 reopened over Snoqualmie Pass around 10AM. ORIGINAL STORY Yikes - for the second time in ten days, … [Read more...]

Traffic | Heavy Weekend Traffic Possible, Westbound I-90 Detoured to Express Lanes

Heading out of the Valley and toward Seattle or Bellevue this weekend?  Well then you may want to be prepared for possible traffic backups. Starting last night (Friday), October 9th at 11PM,  contractor … [Read more...]

Traffic Heads Up | Weekend #2 of SR 18 Closures near Snoqualmie

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says drivers who use SR 18 near Snoqualmie/Tiger Mountain and Auburn should plan  ahead for full directional closures and major detours this weekend, … [Read more...]

Possible Traffic Delays Through Downtown Snoqualmie all Week

Just when you thought you'd seen the last of traffic flaggers in downtown Snoqualmie, they're back. The City of Snoqualmie announced yesterday that for the next week, September 23rd - September 30th, road … [Read more...]