Bolt Creek Fire: US 2 between Index, Skykomish could reopen Saturday

The Bolt Creek Fire has been burning since Sept. 10 and has grown to more than 10,000 acres, but is considered mostly contained.

INDEX, Wash. — A 13-mile stretch of Highway 2 closed due to the Bolt Creek Fire is scheduled to reopen Saturday.

Though it is considered an “evolving situation,” the highway is expected to reopen at 10 a.m., according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). 

On Sept. 21, WSDOT said crews are working toward reopening the highway Monday, Sept. 26. 

Highway 2 between Sunset Falls (milepost 36), which is just east of Index-Galena Road, and Fifth Street North in

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