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I-90 Blocked By Overturned Semi In Seattle – Patch.com

Update: The roadway was clear by 7 a.m. Tuesday.

SEATTLE, WA – An overturned semitrailer was blocking all lanes of eastbound I-90 Tuesday morning in Seattle. The semi was overturned just east of I-5 at the northern tip of Beacon Hill. WSDOT is warning commuters to seek alternate routes this morning, either SR 520 or I-405.

At 6:30 a.m., WSDOT had reopened three lanes of eastbound I-90, but entrance ramps along I-5 and 4th Avenue were still blocked.

UPDATE: Progress! 3 right lanes now open on EB I-90. 1 lane of the NB I-5 ramp to EB I-90 & the 4th Ave S ramp to EB I-90 still blocked. pic.twitter.com/wjysVS7Dfx
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) June 13, 2017

UPDATE: Tow on scene of overturned semi on EB I-90, just past I-5. This could last well into AM commute. Use alt routes like SR 520 & I-405. pic.twitter.com/bgXrGcHmFv
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) June 13, 2017

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Originally published June 13, 2017.

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