How bad is Snoqualmie Pass?

With an average of more than 30 crashes per year, the this mile stretch of Snoqualmie Pass is the most dangerous area we looked at. After having just 17 accidents in 2014, this milepost has seen a spike in collisions since 2016. In the past three years, milepost 53 has seen 114 accidents, including 39 in 2018.

What is the condition of Snoqualmie Pass?

Weather: I-90 milepost 34 to 136, North Bend to Vantage: There are a number of maintenance and construction work zones between North Bend and Vantage. Motorists will experience minor delays this week due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

How much snow has Snoqualmie Pass gotten?

Snoqualmie Pass has had 236 inches of snow so far this season – the most in 10 years. Snoqualmie Pass has gotten more snow so far this season than in the last 10 years, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

What is the elevation of Snoqualmie Pass in Washington?

831 m
Snoqualmie Pass/Elevation

Are chains required on Snoqualmie Pass?

According to the Department of Transportation, chains are required on all vehicles traveling east, except those with all wheel drive, on both westbound and eastbound I-90 at the Snoqualmie Pass Summit.

How long does Snoqualmie Pass Close for?

We typically run Central through mid-April and possibly longer depending upon conditions and rider interest! Alpental is normally our last area to close, we try to keep Alpental open through May 5th. Again, snow conditions and depth have a substantial impact on closing date.

What are the three highest passes in Washington?

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Name Mountain range Elevation
Blewett Pass Wenatchee Mountains 4,124 feet (1,257 m)
Cayuse Pass Cascade Range 4,833 feet (1,473 m)
Chinook Pass Cascade Range 5,440 feet (1,660 m)
Disautel Pass Okanogan Highlands 2,487 feet (758 m)

Is Summit at Snoqualmie open?

We are very excited to announce that The Summit at Snoqualmie will open to passholders for the 2020-21 winter season on December 4, 2020.

Are chains required on Stevens Pass today?

Chains are required on all vehicles except all wheel drive on Hwy. 2 – Stevens Pass. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Do I need chains if I have AWD?

It’s recommended that you have either winter tires or snow chains on your AWD if you’re driving in a blizzard or icy conditions. Even a 4WD (four-wheel-drive) will slip and slide on snowy roads if its tires don’t have enough tread.

What is the deadliest highway in Washington state?

SR 18
Expansion of SR 18 from a two-lane rural road to a four-lane controlled-access freeway began in 1992 response to six fatalities in over 170 accidents in a ten-year period, giving the highway a reputation of being a “dangerous roadway”.