Thursday, June 19, 2014

Local Road Construction Update

SPOKANE CITY
Wall Street Closures- Wall Street between Main and Spokane Falls Boulevard will be closed beginning at
9 a.m., Friday, June 20, for set up of a bazaar. On Saturday, June 21, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wall Street will be closed from Riverside to Spokane Falls Boulevard.  Main Street will stay open to traffic.

Main and Post Closures- On Saturday, June 21 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Main will be closed from Lincoln to Wall Street for the Stiletto Sprint fundraiser. Post will be closed from Riverside to Main Street.

Alki and Olive Closures- Both streets will be closed west of Freya Sunday, June 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the NAPA Customer Appreciation car show.

Grand Boulevard Construction- McClellan Street between 8th and 9th Avenue has one lane southbound.  Northbound is detoured onto 9th Avenue over to Cowley.  9th Avenue/Rockwood Boulevard between Grand Boulevard and the hospital tower is closed.  There is local access only at Cowley and 9th to the hospital.  Southbound on Stevens has access to the medical building on 9th Avenue. Traffic will be impacted both north and south bound mainly between 8th and McClellan, 9th and Rockwood, to Cliff and Grand. This work will take approximately 3 to 4 weeks. Work south of 14th is being done by the Wastewater Department.  This project will apply preservation treatments that consist of crack sealing, grind and overlay and some pavement rejuvenation techniques.  Upgrades to ADA ramps and minor curb and sidewalk repairs will also be done.

Cedar Road/Country Homes Boulevard Intersection Work- Work on removals of existing asphalt pavement, curb and sidewalk has begun. This project is for installation of a traffic signal at the Cedar Road/Country Homes Boulevard intersection. Traffic will be routed along the west half of Country Homes Blvd. through the Cedar Rd. intersection with one lane access each way (north and south).  Removal of existing asphalt, concrete curb and sidewalk and water line work will begin on the east half of the intersection. Cedar Road between Francis Ave. and Country Homes Boulevard is closed to through traffic with local access only.

Mission Avenue Street Closure- Construction continues with the two eastbound lanes of Mission from Hamilton to Perry Street closed. This project will reconstruct the street by replacing the asphalt surfacing, including ADA ramps, as needed.

Westview Elementary Sidewalks- This project will remove existing curb/gutter, relocate drainage structures, and cut and remove asphalt needed to install new curb/gutter on the north-northwest side of Bismark and create a 35’ road width from Assembly to Driscoll and 32’ from Driscoll to Moore.  In addition, the project will install 5’ sidewalk with 5’ planter strip on Fotheringham from the alley one half block south of Bismark to Bismark and on Bismark from Fotheringham to the alley one half block south of Bismark to Bismark.  ADA ramps will be installed on all new sidewalk corners, and on connecting corners where needed.

Francis from Division to Crestline- Traffic has switched over to the north ½ of Francis Ave. allowing the removal of existing curb, sidewalk and asphalt pavement to begin on the south ½.  The water line and Storm drainage structure installations will commence soon after removals are completed.  ITS installation along Colton St. and Dalke Ave. is proceeding.  Colton Street from Francis to Dalke Avenue will be closed for approximately 2 weeks to perform ITS installation.  Dalke Avenue from Division Street to Colton Street will have an area along the north curb closed for approximately 2 weeks to perform ITS installation. 
This project will rehabilitate Francis Avenue from Division to Crestline Streets.  The work is curb to curb and includes installation of ADA curb ramps, where needed.

Francis and Freya Intersection- Traffic has switched over to the north half of Francis Ave. allowing the removal of existing curb, sidewalk and asphalt pavement to begin on the south half. The water line and storm drainage structure installations will commence soon after removals are completed.  ITS installation along Colton St. and Dalke Ave. is proceeding.  Colton Street from Francis to Dalke Avenue will be closed for approximately two weeks to perform ITS installation.  Dalke Avenue from Division Street to Colton Street will have an area along the north curb closed for approximately two weeks to perform ITS installation. 
This project will rehabilitate Francis Avenue from Division to Crestline Streets.  The work is curb to curb and includes installation of ADA curb ramps, where needed. 

Arthur Street Closure- Arthur Street will be closed from 5th Avenue to 2nd Avenue. 3rd Avenue will be reduced to one lane at the intersection of Arthur.  This project is to repave Arthur from I-90 to 2nd Avenue, add sidewalks along the west side of Arthur, and adds curb ramps and pedestrian lighting to various intersections. 

WSDOT
US 2/Espanola Road to Interstate 90- Between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., Monday through Friday, expect intermittent lane closures in the vicinity of Flint Rd. so crews can resurface the highway and install a signal system at the Flint Rd. intersection. Flint is closed from US 2 to the south. A detour is available.  Flint Road is closed to the north between 7pm and 6am, Monday through Friday.  Also, be alert for natural gas line work just west of the Fairchild AFB main gate. Today, Thursday, June 19, US 2 is reduced to single-lane alternating traffic 24/7, directed by flaggers, possibly for a couple days. 

I-90/Garden Springs to Pines Road- Sunday through Wednesday, June 22-25, be alert for intermittent lane restrictions in the right or left lane on eastbound or westbound I-90 during non-commute hours. Crews are sweeping the freeway shoulder.

I-90/Liberty Park to Havana Street- During evening and overnight hours, from about 9 p.m. until the following morning at 5 a.m., be alert for on and off ramp closures and outside lane closures from 7 p.m. to the following morning at 6 a.m. Crews are replacing lighting fixtures.

I-90 Westbound/Fancher Off Ramp Intersection- Lane restrictions at the intersection of Sprague Avenue and Fancher Road at the end of this off-ramp with possible overnight westbound off-ramp closures.

I-90/Eastbound Sullivan Road Interchange Off Ramp- On Monday and Tuesday, June 23-24, from about 8 a.m. until as late as 3 p.m., be alert for lane restrictions on the Sullivan Road eastbound off ramp and possibly the left lane of southbound Sullivan Road. The traffic signal system there is being revised.

I-90/Barker Road to Idaho Border- On Wednesday and Thursday, June 25 and 26, be alert for intermittent right lane restrictions on east bound or westbound I-90 for survey work.

US 195/Cheney-Spokane Road Interchange- Northbound on and off-ramps, plus the southbound off-ramp are open to traffic. The southbound on-ramp is under construction.  Drivers need to use Qualchan Road to access southbound US 195 during this work. The Qualchan Road intersection and the Inland Empire Way Intersection are now restricted to southbound access only (right turn in/right turn out).  No left-turns or cross traffic are allowed.  This is a long-term configuration.  The Cheney-Spokane Road interchange is now the northbound US 195 access for these two intersections.

SR 290-Trent Avenue/Hamilton Street to Sullivan Road- Trent Avenue will be reduced to one lane each direction for pavement patching.  Drivers should be alert for slower traffic and some congestion near the ½ mile-long work zone.  Work will start at Hamilton and proceed east. On Friday, June 20, from 7 p.m. until as late as 4 a.m. the following morning, Hamilton Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction for patching at the Trent/Hamilton intersection.  Drivers should expect delays.

SR 290/Sullivan Road Overpass- Beginning Monday, June 23, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. the westbound SR 290/Trent Road right lane will be closed at Sullivan Road for bridge girder repairs. All on and off ramps will be open. 

SR 904/Cheney (Betz Road) to I-90 @ Four Lakes- On Thursday, June 19, from about 7 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning, intermittent on-off ramp closures at the I-90/Four Lakes Interchange for final pavement grinding. On Saturday, June 21, from about 7 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning, the westbound on ramp and eastbound off ramp at the I-90/Four Lakes Interchange will be closed for paving.  On Monday, June 23, from about 7 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning, the eastbound on ramp at the I-90/Four Lakes Interchange will be closed for paving.  Traffic will be detoured via the Exit 272 (Medical lake Interchange), Hayford Road and Melville Road.  In general, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., expect single-lane alternating traffic on SR 904 between Four Lakes and Cheney, directed by flaggers and/or pilot cars with delays. All lanes will be open during daytime hours.  

North Spokane Corridor/Francis Avenue Bridge and Intersection Improvements- Roadwork scheduled to be completed by late Friday, June 20.  Minor clean-up items may be underway through June with possible intermittent lane restrictions.

SPOKANE VALLEY
8th Avenue between Havana and Carnahan - Lane reductions on Monday, June 23 between 8:30 a.m. and mid-afternoon for sewer work. 

28th Avenue just north of intersection with 29th - Closed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 23 for wastewater sampling. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work area.

Adams Rd from 4th to Sprague - Closed through Wednesday June 25 for utility work and resurfacing.  Signs will redirect traffic via Progress Rd.

Argonne Road from Broadway Ave. to Sprague Ave. - Reduced to one lane southbound around the clock through early July for resurfacing.

Dishman-Mica northbound just south of 28th- Reduced to one lane from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 23 for wastewater sampling.

Pines Road from Mission to Mansfield - Southbound traffic reduced to one lane from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 23 through Wednesday, June 26 for utility work. 

Sprague Avenue from Havana to I-90 - Reduced to one lane in each direction at times into mid-July for resurfacing.

Sprague Avenue westbound from Thierman Rd. to I-90 Overpass - Reduced to two lanes through early July for resurfacing, stormwater drainage improvements, and sidewalk work.

Sprague Avenue between University and Herald - Reduced to two lanes westbound from Monday, June 23 through mid-July for resurfacing.  

Sprague Avenue westbound between Vista and Park - Reduced to two lanes around the clock 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 26 through Thursday, July 3 at 10 p.m. for roadwork.

SR 290-Trent Avenue from Havana to Sullivan - Expect reductions to one lane in each direction for WSDOT Pavement patching from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays through the end of June.

Trent Avenue beneath the Sullivan overpass - Westbound curb lane will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday, June 23 through the end of June for repairs to the Sullivan overpass.  


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