Thursday, August 14, 2014

Local Road Construction Update

US 2/Espanola Road to Interstate 90- On Monday, Aug. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, Hayford Road will be closed to the north and south of US 2 in order to resurface the highway and install a signal system. Detours will be available. In general, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., Monday through Friday, expect intermittent lane closures in the vicinity of Flint Rd. Be alert for flaggers directing traffic and trucks entering and exiting the roadway. Flint Road is closed from US 2 to the south and closed to the north between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. Grinding and paving will continue between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. from FAFB through Airway Heights towards I-90.  

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 as crews replacing light poles. Also watch for outside lane closures from 7 p.m. to the following morning at 6 a.m. 

I-90/Barker Road to Idaho Border- Crews are resurfacing the freeway during evenings and overnight hours, from about 7 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning and on some weekends. 

SR 290-Trent Avenue/Pines to Sullivan Road- Be alert for lane restrictions as crews patch the asphalt.

NSC/BNSF Railway Structures/Realignment & Ped/Bike Trail Extension- Today, Aug. 14, possible short delays on Freya when girders are delivered as crews construct two bridges over the BNSF tracks and two pedestrian bridges.

Garland Street Between Monroe and Howard- Garland will be closed between Monroe and Howard and Wall, Post and Lincoln closed between Providence and Walton from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

Riverside Closure- Riverside will be closed between Washington and Bernard Street from 6 p.m. - Midnight on Friday, Aug. 16.

Division Street Sidewalk Closure- There will be a continuing sidewalk closure Wednesday, July 23 - Sunday, August 31 for demolition work at  1120 N. Division.

TBD Residential Grind and Overlay Project- The project will complete a grind and overlay repair on the following streets:

o   Pittsburg Street from Heroy Avenue to Wellesley Avenue and Heroy Avenue from Helena Street to Pittsburg Street and Arthur Street from 13th Avenue to Newark Avenue (excluding 9th Avenue west to 9th Avenue east)
o   Downriver Drive from Aubrey L White Parkway to Columbia Circle
o   Excell Avenue from G Street to Audubon Drive

Hamblen School Sidewalk Project-Intermittent road work next week on Thurston in the area of Napa and Crestline. This project will construct various width sidewalks on various streets around Hamblen Elementary School, including ADA compliant curb ramps on all corners where new sidewalk is constructed. 

Lincoln/Monroe Resurfacing- Reconstruction of the street by replacing the asphalt surfacing, including ADA ramps as needed. Lincoln/Monroe street will be closed from 7th-17th Avenues through mid-October.

High Drive from 29th Avenue to Bernard- This project includes pavement reconstruction, CSO storage facilities, storm, sewer, swales, and water main replacement. 

North Division Sidewalk Project- This project will construct missing sidewalk in gaps adjacent to Division between Empire and Lyons. There will be a right lane closure from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Francis Avenue from Division to Crestline- 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.

Appleway Boulevard from Thierman to Park- Reduced to two lanes eastbound through early September for resurfacing, stormwater drainage improvements, and sidewalk work.

Sprague Avenue from Vista to Herald- Reduced to two lanes westbound through early September for resurfacing, stormwater drainage improvements, and sidewalk work.

8th Avenue from McKinnon to Fancher- Closed to all but local traffic beginning August 19 through mid-September for resurfacing and stormwater drainage improvements. 

Country Homes Restoration Project - The southbound lane of Country Homes Blvd. from Cedar Rd. to Wall St., southbound lane is closed to thru traffic.  Northbound lane is open with occasional restrictions.

Bruce Rd. Bridge Replacement/Road Work - The bridge is closed for replacement and will not reopen until October or November. A detour is in place.

Farwell Rd. (Market St. to North Spokane Corridor) - Under construction, watch for lane restrictions.  

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