Thursday, May 16, 2013

Construction Alerts For Next Week

The annual Lilac Festival Armed Forces TorchLight Parade- is set for Saturday, May 18 at 7:45 p.m.

Road Closures, Saturday May 18, starting at:

8 a.m. Spokane Falls from Stevens to Post
Howard from Main to Spokane Falls
Wall from Main to Spokane Falls

4 p.m. Spokane Falls from Browne to Post
Bernard northbound from Main to Spokane Falls
Washington northbound from Riverside to Spokane Falls
Main from Stevens to Bernard

4:30 p.m. Washington from Riverside to Boone
Howard from Mallon to Boone
Mallon from Post to Howard
Cataldo and Dean from Howard to Washington

5:30 p.m. Downtown will shut down for the Parade
From 2nd to Boone and from Browne to Lincoln
2nd, Boone, Browne, and Lincoln will remain open

The suggested alternative route for non-parade attendees is to use Maple or Hamilton Corridors to avoid Parade congestion.

Francis Ave. west of Monroe- Gas line work starts, Monday, May 20 on Francis Ave. just west of Monroe St. Francis will be reduced to one lane each direction between Wall and Cedar for 3 to 4 weeks.
This work is in addition to a Washington State Department of Transportation project that will pave Francis Avenue from Division Street to Stevens County Line, which is expected to begin on Tuesday, May 28.

Citywide- Expect brief lane closures as crews conducting crack sealing throughout the city into late May.

Pines ITS project- Curb lane and sidewalk closures on northbound Pines from Sprague to Mission Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 5:00pm into July for signal conduit work.

Pines from 16th to 24th- closed around the clock from 6:30am Monday, May 20 through 7:00pm Wednesday, May 29.
Sullivan Rd. Street Preservation- Sullivan between the Spokane River and Trent Ave. remains reduced to one lane each direction weekdays from 5:00am to 10:00pm through mid-June for signal and stormwater improvements.

Holiday travel alert- Most construction work will be suspended by noon on Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th in anticipation of increased holiday traffic.

US 2-Division Street, Ruby, & Browne Street/I-90 to Euclid- Today only, Thursday, May 16, until as late as 6 p.m., Browne Street reduced to two lanes between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave. for paving. Otherwise, in general, beginning at about 7 p.m. in the evening until about 5 a.m. the following morning, on weekdays, and continuing for about a week, Division, Ruby, and/or Browne Streets may be reduced to two lanes (or possibly one, if needed) at various times and locations.

I-90/Thor Street Overcrossing Bridge- On Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23, beginning around 8 a.m. to as late as 3 p.m., drivers should expect lane restriction on the Thor Street bridge over I-90 with delays and congestion. Crews wukk be repairing bridge joints.

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