In other items: Shopping-center plan is subject of hearing; Redmond Police Department seeks public comment; and Salmon Days festival wins 8 state awards.

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Lanes on eastbound Interstate 90 between Interstate 405 and 150th Avenue Southeast will be closed from 9 p.m. tomorrow to 6 a.m. Thursday so crews can stripe temporary lanes to make space for work on a new transit-only interchange.

Up to three lanes could be closed unless rain postpones the work. Crews will restripe the lanes to shift traffic to the north and make way for construction of a half-mile-long retaining wall along the south side of I-90. Traffic will be shifted back when the work is complete this fall.

The $38.9 million project, designed to provide buses quicker access to the Eastgate Park & Ride lot via special ramps connected to I-90’s car-pool lanes, is funded by Sound Transit and will be built by the state Department of Transportation.


Shopping-center plan is subject of hearing

The East Bellevue Community Council will hold a hearing tonight on the proposed redevelopment plan for Lake Hills Shopping Center.

Cosmos Development, the mall’s owners, applied earlier this year to redevelop the aging center and add 90 apartments or condominiums, underground parking and retail and office space. If approved, construction would begin in two years. Before Cosmos can redevelop the center, the city must rezone the shopping mall to allow residential units and other uses.

The community council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at St. Louise Fellowship Hall, 141 156th Ave. S.E., Bellevue.


Police Department seeks public comment

The Redmond Police Department is seeking comment from residents as it tries to renew its national accreditation.

Judges from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) will be coming to town later this month to review the department. The judges will take public comment over the phone from 1 to 5 p.m. May 2. Residents should call 425-556-2603.

Residents also can speak to the judges in person at 7 p.m. May 2 in the City Council chambers, 8701 160th Ave. N.E., or mail their comments to CALEA at 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030-2201.


Salmon Days festival wins 8 state awards

Last fall’s Issaquah Salmon Days recently won eight Summit awards from the Washington State Festivals and Events Association.

The festival received five first-place awards in its category, for best overall promotion, pins, brochure, T-shirt and miscellaneous merchandise. The festival, presented by the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, also received two second-place awards and one third place.

The Summit awards is a professional competition among Washington festivals and event producers.

Seattle Times Eastside bureau.