Stevens Pass closed until further notice due to downed trees and powerlines, WSDOT says

Stevens Pass closed
Credit: WSDOT

STEVENS PASS, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Transportation has closed Stevens Pass indefinitely due to downed trees and powerlines.

Both directions of US 2 between the summit and Gold Bar are closed. Drivers can still head east from the summit through Leavenworth. Chains are required. However, there is no access to the west side of the mountains. WSDOT said crews are working to clear the trees and powerlines.

“Motorists wanting to travel west can use Blewett Pass (currently Traction Tires advised) and then Snoqualmie Pass (currently Traction Tires advised),” said Trooper John Bryant. “As always, be prepared for changing road conditions and low temps tonight including possible single digit or less wind chills.”

Mountain operations were also limited before the full closure.