Posts Tagged ‘I-90’

Planning Ahead For Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Key To Less Stressful Travel

It’s not technically summer yet, but Memorial Day weekend often brings summer-level traffic to state roadways. That’s why it’s important to have a holiday travel plan before heading out the door. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Download the WSDOT’s mobile app for more travel tips and check out these travel time charts and traffic breakdowns.

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Construction Season Begins On I-90 Snoqualmie Pass

Spring is here and that means construction on many of our areas roadways and interstates. If you’re going to travelling over Snoqualmie Pass anytime soon, you’ll want to check first with the WSDOT. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Average Thanksgiving Travel Weekend, Wash. State Patrol Reports

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to recap the Thanksgiving holiday travel across North Central Washington and Cascade mountain passes. Moore said there were 70 collisions, one on I-90 resulting in a hospitalization, and eight DUI arrests between Wednesday morning and today. He said the State Patrol is…

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WSDOT Opening New Lanes, Avalanche Bridge on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass

Regular travelers of I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass are familiar with the various construction projects on the pass and the occasional nighttime closures, rock blastings and more. While the DOT is not completely finished on the pass, travelers are about to notice some major differences, as KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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State Patrol Investigating I-90 Fatality, Dryden Shooting

The Washington State Patrol is currently involved in two NCW investigations. Authorities closed a portion of Highway 2 in Dryden Wednesday afternoon as Chelan County Sheriff’s deputies searched for two men suspected in a shooting in that area. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett said the victim was shot and may have been beaten with a baseball…

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Significant Congestion Expected Friday to Monday for Labor Day Travel

Travel will be heavy this Labor Day weekend, especially if you’re heading over Interstate 90. Stay informed and be prepared and your weekend travel plans can remain a pleasant memory instead of being overshadowed by the stop and go traffic you sat in for hours. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Good places to check traffic are the…

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State Troopers Stepping Up I-90 Patrols for Watershed, Distracted Driving

The Washington State Patrol is allocating additional resources along the I-90 corridor to focus on the large influx of traffic expected over the weekend for the Watershed country music festival at the Gorge Amphitheater. Trooper Brian Moore said they’ll be focusing on impaired, aggressive and distracted drivers in an effort to prevent any serious injury…

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Busy Memorial Day Travel Weekend Leads to Increased NCW Traffic Accidents

The Washington State Patrol responded to over 50 collisions in North Central Washington between Friday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, including one fatality on US 2 Pine Canyon. KOHO’s Chris Hansen reports incidents decreased in the Lake Chelan area, with the exception of DUIs, but accidents were up on the region’s highways.

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