SEATTLE — The avalanche danger from warming temperatures has prolonged the closure of Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass.The Transportation Department closed Washington’s main east-west highway Sunday night, and it remains closed into Monday afternoon.
Date: 03/03/2014 | Northwest
SEATTLE — Heavy snow and dangerous driving conditions closed I-90 and U.S. 2 for hours over the Cascades early Monday. The Washington Department of Transportation reopened the passes late on Monday morning, but chains are required on most vehicles.
Date: 02/17/2014 | Local News
CLE ELUM — The Washington State Patrol says a commercial truck that crashed and caught fire closed eastbound lanes of I-90 in the central Cascades foothills for more than four hours. A detour was provided.
Date: 01/28/2014 | Northwest
Anyone who's taken a ferry across the Puget Sound during the holidays knows it can involve a long wait.To help drivers work around the rush, the state ferry system's website now provides estimates of...
Date: 12/23/2013 | Street Smarts
RITZVILLE -- A 10-vehicle collision that fatally injured one person closed both westbound lanes of I-90 near Ritzville for hours.The Washington State Patrol says the accident occurred in snowy conditions about seven miles east of Ritzville. Traffic was detoured around the area.
Date: 12/21/2013 | Northwest
Think you can drive in the snow?If so, you're not alone. But you might be fooling yourself.Despite the chaos that plays out on Puget Sound-area roads on snow days, a recent poll by Seattle-based Pemco insurance found that four of five Northwest drivers believe...
Date: 12/16/2013 | Street Smarts
SEATTLE -- The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state can go ahead with plans to build light rail tracks on the I-90 bridge over Lake Washington, citing agreements dating back to the 1970s that gave priority to public transit on the bridge.
Date: 09/12/2013 | Northwest