I-90 is experiencing pavement buckling in places because of the extreme heat. Two left lanes are closed eastbound, five miles east of North Bend. Use the right lanes and reduce your speed. Courtesy photo, WSDOT.

I-90 is experiencing pavement buckling in places because of the extreme heat. Two left lanes are closed eastbound, five miles east of North Bend. Use the right lanes and reduce your speed. Courtesy photo, WSDOT.

Road buckling on I-90 | King County traffic update

As of Monday evening June 28 and continuing into Tuesday morning and afternoon, June 29, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and King County Road Services Division reported the following road conditions.

June 28

7:30 p.m.: The two left lanes of I-90 eastbound five miles east of North Bend are closed because of a weather-related bump in the road. WSDOT crews are on scene monitoring the roadway, and drivers are encouraged to use the right lane and reduce their speed through this area. Because of the nature of the road condition, there is no time estimate for reopening.

From 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly between June 28 to the morning of Friday, July 2, the three left lanes of southbound I-5 between the Convention Center and Boeing Field will be closed.

June 29

SR 99 both Directions – On SR 99 northbound & southbound at 1st Avenue South Bridge all lanes will be closed today at 2:05 p.m. for boat traffic. Drivers should anticipate a delay of up to 15 minutes or consider using an alternate route.

I-90 Westbound – As of 1:50 p.m. on the I-90 westbound off-ramp to SR 18 there was a collision partially blocking the ramp. Medical aid, fire assistance, and the state patrol have arrived on the scene.

SR 520 Eastbound – Monday, June 28, to the morning of Wednesday, June 30 – The right lane on eastbound SR 520 at the I-405 interchange will close from 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.

SR 520 Westbound – Monday, June 28, to the morning of Wednesday, June 30, The westbound SR 520 off-ramp to southbound I-405 will close from 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly.

As of Tuesday morning, June 29, the King County Road Services Division reported the following road closure updates:

•Snoqualmie: Southeast Reinig Road from Southeast 81st Street to 428th Avenue Southeast. Repairs to the Reinig Road Revetment began in mid June and will last through Oct. 12, 2021. The westbound lane will reopen by Sept. 6, 2021. The closure area will be limited to Southeast 81st Street to 428th Avenue Southeast. Local access for emergency vehicles and residents living along this stretch of road will be provided.

Upcoming

•Kent and Auburn

Bridge replacement under roadway: South 277th Street between 55th Avenue S & West Valley Highway North

From July 12 through November 2021, South 277th Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day to replace the 70-year-old bridge over Mullen Slough. Work will take place Monday through Friday, but the lane reduction will be in effect at all times.

•Skyway

A section of 56th Place South will be closed for construction of drainage improvement starting at 7 a.m., July 12, but access to homes will be maintained.

•Duvall

Northeast Stillwater Hill Rd/Kelly Road Northeast from State Route 203 to Northeast Big Rock Road will be closed from 7 a.m to as late as 7 p.m., Monday to Friday starting July 12. Road will reopen to traffic on weekends; 7 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Monday. Detour provided and limited local access allowed when road is closed.

Restricted

• Kent

South 277th Street between 55th Avenue South and West Valley Highway North. Lanes will be shifted to one lane in each direction during PSE gas line relocation work. Work will take place Monday June 1 through Thursday, July 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. An alternate route is recommended.


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