Blewett Pass

[10/21/19] Snow Hits Mountain Passes

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With colder temperatures, snow came to the mountain passes of Central Washington over the weekend.  As predicted, snow began falling around 3AM Saturday on Snoqualmie, Blewett, and Stevens Passes. While Blewett experienced a fair amount of snow and even a head on collision around 10AM, traffic continued and no restrictions were issued.   Stevens eventually changed […]

[8/13/19] Local Road Construction

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In local road construction this week: Highway 2 paving near Cashmere and Monitor today, then Wenatchee tomorrow and Thursday between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Expect lane shifts where a maintenance crew is paving US 2. On Highway 97 Blewett Pass at milepost 159 in both directions near Swauk Creek campground, Monday through Thursday there […]

[8/2/19] Blewett Pass Project Cause Slow Downs

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If traveling over Blewett Pass today, expect delays. Starting at 10 o’clock, travelers over Blewett Pass will encounter delays up to 20 minutes at the Boundary Bridge project near Swauk Creek campground as the contractor pours concrete for the bridge foundation. The work requires overhead equipment and materials staging so traffic will be stopped on […]

[7/27/19] Local Road Construction

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Cleanup continues in Manson from chip seal work. Chip sealing continues this week in the cities of Wenatchee and Chelan, and the DOT is working on the west Quincy roundabout at 13th Avenue on Highway 28. Work continues on the south side of Blewett Pass at the Boundary Bridge project near Swauk Creek campground. If […]

[6/24/19] Construction Update & Travel Advisory

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Construction Update & Travel Advisory      Monday June 24 thru Friday June 28   US 97 Blewett Pass- Beginning Tuesday work on the Boundary Bridge project near Swauk Creek will shift both lanes of traffic to a bypass lane and reduce the speed to 50 mph through the work zone.  The speed reduction will remain in […]

[6/10/19] Construction and Travel Advisory

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Construction & Travel Advisory Monday June 10 thru Friday June 14 ·  US 97 Blewett Pass- Expect delays at two work zones Monday through Thursday this week, one near Swauk Creek Campground and a paving project near Blewett Pass summit.    SR 20 Loup Loup Pass Summit Emergency Repair Work schedule: Monday – Saturday 6 […]