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I-90 floating bridge closed westbound due to high winds

Feb 18, 2018, 4:06 PM | Updated: 7:24 pm

The westbound lanes on the I-90 floating bridge across Lake Washington were closed Sunday afternoon due to high winds. The lanes were closed around 2 p.m. and re-opened just before 6:30.

Inspection began after 5 p.m. to determine when the bridge could be re-opened to traffic, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Traffic Twitter account.

At 3:55 p.m., WSDOT reported that traffic was backed up to 150th Ave SE in the Eastgate area of Bellevue.

For a closer look at current traffic in the region, click here.

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I-90 floating bridge closed westbound due to high winds