MONROE — A bald eagle was found injured on the side of U.S. 2 east of Monroe around 10:30 a.m. Friday and died about an hour later.
Date: 05/01/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — A semi truck carrying human waste rolled over on the ramp from southbound I-5 to U.S. 2 in Everett on Wednesday.The driver, 79, was hospitalized with possible broken bones. No other vehicles were involved.The truck rolled on a curve just after...
Date: 04/13/2016 | Local News
MONROE — A pedestrian was critically injured Wednesday night after being struck by a car along U.S. 2 in Monroe.
Date: 04/07/2016 | Local News
STEVENS PASS — A Marysville woman was killed Tuesday morning in a two-car crash at Stevens Pass.It happened about 8:45 a.m., three miles west of the summit, said Sgt. Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.
Date: 03/16/2016 | Local News
LEAVENWORTH — Authorities say a central Washington sheriff’s deputy fired shots at pickup truck driver after the man displayed a gun.
Date: 03/01/2016 | Northwest
The state House proposes spending $1.5 million from a supplemental transportation funding package to complete an interchange justification report for the U.S. 2 trestle where Highway 204 and 20th Street SE feed into it in the...
Date: 02/29/2016 | Street Smarts
So what’s the best time to hit the trestle?This question came up for me following another great-idea-no-can-do from a Street Smarts reader.
Date: 02/28/2016 | Street Smarts
LAKE STEVENS — The Washington State Patrol is asking for help finding a minivan that was used in a drive-by shooting just east of the U.S. 2 trestle Monday night.The shooting is believed to be related to road rage.
Date: 02/24/2016 | Local News
Given that widening the westbound U.S. 2 trestle between Lake Stevens and Everett is eons off, Street Smarts reader TJ McDermott chimed in with his own idea to help address congestion in the meantime.
Date: 02/23/2016 | Street Smarts
You know what I love about you Street Smarts readers? You’re problem-solvers.
Date: 02/16/2016 | Street Smarts
Pat Forster of Lake Stevens wrote in after slogging through “another big tie-up” one recent morning at the merge of Highway 204 to the U.S. 2 westbound...
Date: 01/26/2016 | Street Smarts
Here's how we know the Legislature will wrap up its session, which started Monday, in the scheduled 60 days: Lawmakers, like other state officials, are barred by state law from campaign fundraising for the 30 days prior and 30 days following the legislative session. Have we mentioned...
Date: 01/12/2016 | Editorials
ORONDO — The state Department of Transportation says it could take several days to clear a rock slide that closed U.S. 2 in central Washington over the weekend.The rock slide Sunday buried the highway just east of Orondo, northeast of Wenatchee. A nine-mile stretch of the highway is closed.
Date: 01/11/2016 | Northwest
STEVENS PASS — A 20-year-old Bothell woman was killed Thursday in a head-on crash on U.S. 2.
Date: 12/31/2015 | Local News
SKYKOMISH — Heavy snowfall made for a long Christmas Eve wait on one popular mountain pass while closing another one for the entire day.U.S. 2 over Stevens Pass reopened around 1 p.m. It had been closed for hours in both directions for avalanche control. Chains were...
Date: 12/24/2015 | Local News
SKYKOMISH — Cars and trucks started rolling Sunday morning over U.S. 2 to the east of Skykomish for the first time since storm damage shut down the highway this past week.Only a single lane over a bridge damaged in the storm is open with traffic alternating between...
Date: 11/22/2015 | Local News
SKYKOMISH — Transportation crews are scrambling to reopen one lane of traffic on U.S. Highway 2 between Skykomish and Stevens Pass before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Date: 11/20/2015 | Northwest
Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews closed the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20) for the first time this season on Nov. 12, due to bad weather over the pass that...
Date: 11/17/2015 | Street Smarts
EVERETT — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who crashed and died on the U.S. 2 trestle last month as Sonja M. Diirell, 40, of Snohomish.
Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A motorcyclist crashed and died early Sunday on the U.S. 2 trestle, just east of Everett.
Date: 10/25/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Drivers using U.S. 2 through Index should be prepared for a speed limit change coming sometime the week of Oct. 19.
Date: 10/16/2015 | Street Smarts
Data show Bickford-U.S. 2 overpass has improved safety
Date: 10/14/2015 | Local News
SNOHOMISH — The two-year-old Bickford Avenue ramp onto westbound U.S. 2 will be closed at night for up to two weeks while Washington State Department of Transportation crews do work aimed at stabilizing the slope. Nightly closures start Monday, Oct. 12. Crews will lay compost and plant vegetation.
Date: 10/10/2015 | Street Smarts
SNOHOMISH — A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was involved in a head-on collision on U.S. 2 Tuesday morning.The crash occurred around 7 a.m. just west of Westwick Road between Monroe and Snohomish, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Date: 09/29/2015 | Local News
EVERETT— The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to a crash on the U.S. 2 trestle Monday.A Marysville woman, 50, was westbound in a Mazda about 5:30 a.m. The Mazda collided with another vehicle, according to a police memo. No description of that vehicle is available.
Date: 09/04/2015 | Sirens
More nighttime paving and crack-sealing work is scheduled for U.S. 2 between the Pilchuck River Bridge and Roosevelt Road in the Snohomish area.
Date: 08/13/2015 | Local News
LEAVENWORTH — The Washington State Patrol is investigating the death of a 67-year-old bicyclist who was found on U.S. 2, about 22 miles west of Leavenworth.
Date: 07/28/2015 | Northwest
EVERETT — Drivers won't be able to use the U.S. 2 trestle to get from Lake Stevens or Snohomish to Everett during evening and nighttime hours this week.The state Department of Transportation is planning to close the westbound trestle from 6 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Monday...
Date: 07/12/2015 | Local News
Even more folks are expected to hit the road for the July Fourth weekend than last year, fueled by cheap gas, according to AAA. An estimated 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more, the...
Date: 06/28/2015 | Street Smarts
Coming home from east of the mountains on Highway 2 on a Sunday is never easy.Holiday weekends are even worse.
Date: 06/19/2015 | Street Smarts
SNOHOMISH -- A Marysville man died from injuries suffered in a head-on crash on U.S 2 Tuesday night.The accident was reported at milepost 6 near Snohomish.
Date: 06/03/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — Four people were taken to area hospitals following an accident on U.S 2 on Sunday.The accident was reported just before noon at the highway’s intersection with Index-Galena Road, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis.
Date: 05/31/2015 | Local News
You could make a basket there’s so much weaving.The place on I-5 where both the westbound U.S. 2 and Everett Avenue on-ramp converge shortly before the exit to Marine View Drive is a source of frustration for drivers like John Cloakey of Lake Stevens.
Date: 05/28/2015 | Street Smarts
Several readers have wondered about that new traffic signal on 20th Street SE at Cavelero Road in Lake Stevens, on a steep incline just...
Date: 05/26/2015 | Street Smarts