Driver Tips for Christmas 2017: I-90, I-5, and US 2

US 2 Leavenworth to Stevens PassI-5 US Canadian BorderI-5 Olympia to TacomaI-90 North Bend to Cle Elum

red square bullet Peak Christmas Routes. Find the best time to travel on I-5, I-90 Snoqualmie Pass, US 2 and I-5 near the U.S. Canadian border.

UPDATE: The Dec. 18 train derailment and clearing of the Interstate 5 will affect travel projections included in this release, please use our online travel tools, WSDOT app, WSDOT social media channels and the travel alerts page for the most up-to-date travel information. Some train service is running, but check with 800-USA-RAIL,  Amtrak.com/alerts or www.amtrakcascades.com/ for specific details.


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Christmas travel 2017 News Release

State highways across Washington will see typical heavy holiday weekend traffic. Longer-than typical wait times at ferry docks and Canadian border crossings.

Note: Winter weather is unpredictable so please be prepared for snow and ice wherever you travel and know that a sudden snowstorm can affect the travel time projections.