Friday, November 9, 2012

Cosntruction Update For Next Week


I-90/Geiger Blvd. to Downtown Spokane- Work to remove studded tire ruts and resurface the Latah Creek Bridges is completed for this season. Some minor items will be addressed in the spring.

I-90/Beck Road Interchange- Work on this new interchange in Idaho may affect eastbound I-90 traffic near the Washington/Idaho border.The contractor will be paving the ramps at the new interchange on Friday, weather permitting.

North Spokane Corridor/Francis Avenue Bridge and Intersection Improvements- Weather permitting, Francis Ave. traffic between Market and Freya streets will be switched onto the temporary diversion route on Tuesday, Nov. 13. On Monday, November 12, the current existing traffic signal will be placed into timed cycles with a full shutdown of the existing traffic signal system on Tuesday November 13, with flaggers directed intersection traffic. Drivers can expect long delays. On Wednesday, Thursday and possibly Friday (November 14-16), the  remaining traffic signal equipment will be removed, which will require single lane closures on Francis Avenue and Market Street. The sidewalk on the north side of Francis Ave. is closed.

North Spokane Corridor/US 2 Lowering and Bridges- The project to excavate US 2 grade to pass under the new freeway alignment is complete.


Thomas Mallen Rd., Geiger Blvd. to Electric Ave.- Road closed for sidewalk construction.
Pasadene Elementary Pathway, Upriver Dr. from Marguerite Rd. to Dick Rd.- One way traffic (sorry I can't give more details. That's really all the contruction update had on it for this item).
Farwell Rd. and Pittsburg St. Intersection- Signal work on all four corners. One lane traffic in each direction.


Adams St. from 21st to 15th avenues and surrounding streets- The project to rehabilitate Adams St. from 21st to 15th avenues and surrounding residential streets is complete. The project also rehabilitated Jefferson St. from 21st to 15th avenues; Madison St. from 21st to 17th avenues; 17th, 18th, and 19th avenues from Cedar to Madison streets; and 20th Ave. from Adams to Madison streets.

Join Spokane Mayor David Condon, City Council Members Jon Snyder and Mike Allen, and the Cliff-Cannon and Manito-Cannon Hill Neighborhoods at a celebration on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. to recognize the completion of the Adams St. residential project. The ceremony will be held at the corner of Adams St. and 15th Ave.

14th and 15th avenues from Chestnut St. to Inland Empire Way- The project to pave 14th and 15th avenues between Chestnut St. and Inland Empire Way and install curbs and sidewalks is substantially complete. Crews will be working on final detail items over the next week or so. All streets will reopen to traffic by Friday, Nov. 9.
Oak St. from Inland Empire Way to 28th Ave.- The project to pave Oak Street from Inland Empire Way to 28th Avenue and install curbs and sidewalks is substantially complete. Crews will be working on final detail items over the next week or so. All streets will reopen to traffic by Friday, Nov. 9. Until then, local access will be maintained.
Hazel's Creek Detention Pond- The project to construct a low impact development demonstration site that includes stormwater control devices, detention and infiltration ponds, enhancements to an existing wetland, and pedestrian paths is complete.


Pines Rd. Sidewalk Infill between 16th and 24th Avenues- Construction continues through about Nov. 13, weather permitting. Expect lane reductions between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Sprague between Evergreen and Sullivan and on Sullivan between Sprague to Mission- Traffic signal installation work through late December/early January, between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, weather permitting. The westbound right lane is closed on Sprague between Progress and Best. Tge northbound curb lane on Sullivan and the westbound curb lane on Sprague will be closed at the intersection.

Sprague Avenue Swale Project- Construction continues through mid-November, weather permitting.
At least two lanes of traffic remain open at all times.

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