who use westbound State Route 18 during the overnight hours should plan ahead
for delays on Tuesday, June 11.
crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close
all lanes of westbound SR 18 at the Issaquah-Hobart Road overpass from 10 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11, to 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 12. This overnight closure will
give crews room to safely shift the temporary concrete barriers to the left
lane in order to continue their ongoing around-the-clock bridge
deck repair work.
At 5 a.m.
right lane of westbound SR 18 will open to travelers across the overpass,
compared to the normal two-lane configuration. This temporary change will continue to remain in
place around-the-clock as crews work to repair
and repave the Issaquah-Hobart Road bridge deck. When the work is complete
in mid-July, the highway will return to the normal two-lane westbound
SR 18 detour
the full closure, travelers
will use the Issaquah-Hobart Road off- and on-ramps to bypass the work
zone, with a uniformed police officer directing traffic at the intersection.
This is the second of
up to eight overnight closures of westbound SR 18 as crews work to complete
this important preservation project. The remaining overnight closure dates will
be announced as the project moves forward. For up-to-date information, check
County construction page or sign up for weekly