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Four Crashes, Ice Briefly Close U.S. Hwy 2 Near Cashmere
Four Crashes, Ice Briefly Close U.S. Hwy 2 Near Cashmere
Four Crashes, Ice Briefly Close U.S. Hwy 2 Near Cashmere
It was a slippery commute for motorists on U.S. Highway 2 near Cashmere this morning (Thursday, Nov. 9). Freezing temperatures in the region caused ice to form on the roadway, and that contributed to four separate accidents within a half-an-hour that temporarily shutdown the westbound lanes of the highway just before 7 a...
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter Storm Warning Issued For Stevens Pass, North Cascades Hwy
Winter is still officially sixty days away but there’s a lot of snow heading to the mountain passes of the Cascade Mountains this week.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Stevens, Rainy, and Washington Passes, where up to six inches of snow could fall below 3,000 feet; a foot-and-a-half of snow could fall between 3,000 and 5,000 feet; and up to two feet of snow cou
Paving Work To Slow, Detour Traffic On I-90 Near Vantage Bridge
Paving Work To Slow, Detour Traffic On I-90 Near Vantage Bridge
Paving Work To Slow, Detour Traffic On I-90 Near Vantage Bridge
Travelers in both directions on Interstate-90 (I-90) will experience slow downs next Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 18 & 19) as they near the Vantage Bridge. Crews with the Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) will be conducting paving work on a 14-mile stretch of the Interstate's westbound lanes and a 22-mile section of its eastbound lanes. ...
DOT Crews Installing ‘Mumble Strips’ On SR-28
DOT Crews Installing ‘Mumble Strips’ On SR-28
DOT Crews Installing ‘Mumble Strips’ On SR-28
Road construction is now underway on over ten miles of State Route 28 between East Wenatchee and Rock Island. The work is divided into two sections and includes paving, re-striping, and general repairs. Washington State Department of Transportation spokesperson Lauren Loebsack says crews are also updating another critical feature of the highway...
Portion of U.S Hwy 2 & 97 Memorialized to Honor World War II Vets
Portion of U.S Hwy 2 & 97 Memorialized to Honor World War II Vets
Portion of U.S Hwy 2 & 97 Memorialized to Honor World War II Vets
A portion of U.S. Highways 2 & 97 have been memorialized as the World War II Veterans Memorial Highway. Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) spokesperson Lauren Loebsack says the honorific stretch of highway is between the Odabashian Bridge north of Wenatchee and the Beebe Bridge near Chelan Falls. ...