MYNORTHWEST NEWS

I-90 floating bridge to be closed overnight into Saturday

Apr 14, 2023, 8:26 AM | Updated: 9:16 am

Cars drive across the I-90 floating bridge....

Cars drive across the I-90 floating bridge. (Photo: Sounder Bruce, Flickr Creative Commons)

(Photo: Sounder Bruce, Flickr Creative Commons)

Tonight, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will close westbound Interstate 90 between the Mercer Island lid and Interstate 5.

Crews will be performing regular maintenance in the tunnels, which includes cleaning, testing of emergency equipment, and other tasks that are performed several times throughout the year.

Speed reduction coming for SB I-5 near Kent-Des Moines Road

Lanes will begin closing tonight at 10:30 p.m., with all lanes back open Saturday at 6 a.m.

During this closure, a number of on-ramps will be closed along the closed stretch.

The Island Crest Way off-ramp will be accessible to drivers to exit and turn around, and detours will be in place.

Concurrently, WSDOT stated westbound lanes on I-90 between Preston and Issaquah have been reduced to just one lane through 6 p.m. Wednesday. The 56-hour highway project started at 10 a.m. Monday.

I-90 near Preston will face more lane closures in May, according to WSDOT.

MyNorthwest News

Former President Donald Trump sits in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City, on May 20, 2024. (...

Bill Kaczaraba

Bellevue man donates $1 million to Trump super PAC

A Bellevue man donated $1 million to a Political Action Committee (PAC) that supports Donald Trump just a day after he became a convicted felon.

13 hours ago

Photo: Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson....

James Lynch

Auburn Officer Jeff Nelson’s fate now in hands of jury

It has been five years since Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson shot and killed 26-year-old Jesse Sarey who was going through a crisis.

14 hours ago

Queen Anne, Uptown, parking...

Bill Kaczaraba

Power company investigating early morning outage to Queen Anne, Magnolia

Seattle City Light wants to know why 10,000 customers lost power in the early morning hours on Saturday.

16 hours ago

Image: A Seattle Police Department vehicle can be seen parked in the city of Seattle....

Bill Kaczaraba

Police search for suspects in West Seattle fatal shooting

In the early hours of Saturday morning, Seattle Police detectives launched an investigation into a fatal shooting in West Seattle.

17 hours ago

Photo: Medics respond to a crash in SeaTac on June 21, 2024....

Julia Dallas

1 killed, several others injured in major SeaTac car crash

Five people and two cars were involved in a violent car crash in SeaTac on Friday, the King County Sheriff's Office told KIRO Newsradio.

1 day ago

Photo: Lacey police are investigating a deadly shooting....

KIRO 7 News Staff

21-year-old arrested in Lacey double murder after police chase

A 21-year-old man led police on a chase following the murder of two people whom he lived with in Lacey.

1 day ago

I-90 floating bridge to be closed overnight into Saturday