Friday, November 7, 2014

Local Road Construction Update

Madison Road Bridge between Palouse Highway and Dishman Mica-
Closed November 10-24 for repairs.

4th Avenue between Blake and McDonald - Closed through Wednesday, November 26 for utility work. Signs redirect traffic via 5th Avenue.

4th Avenue & Blake Road Intersection - Closed through Tuesday, November 11 for utility work. Signs redirect traffic via Sprague, McDonald, Evergreen, and 8th Avenue as alternatives.

7th and Eastern Intersection - Closed through 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 13. Traffic is rerouted via 6th, 8th and Thierman.

Sullivan Rd. Bridge Project area:
·         Sullivan northbound curb lane remains closed between I-90 and Flora Pit Road. One northbound lane will remain open at all times on the bridge. 
·         Northbound turns from Indiana onto Sullivan will be reduced to one lane.
·         The Centennial Trail below the Sullivan Bridges will be closed from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday, November 10 through Friday, November 14 for construction of a protective Trail covering. Signs will redirect Trail users along Indiana Avenue.

Sprague between University and Vista- Single lane closures during the day for resurfacing, stormwater drainage improvements and sidewalk work.

Northbound Bowdish (North of the 24th Avenue Intersection)- Intermittent reductions to a single lane Wednesday, November 12 through Tuesday, November 25 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for storm drainage improvements. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work area.

Southbound Adams (from Wellesley to Trent)- Reduced to a single lane Wednesday, November 12 through Tuesday, November 25 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for storm drainage improvements.

Westbound Wellesley (from Moore to Sullivan)-
Narrowed lanes at times Wednesday, November 12 through Tuesday, November 25 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for stormwater drainage improvements.

3rd Avenue Sidewalk Closure- Garco is closing the sidewalk on 3rd between Madison and Monroe from Oct. 13 to Nov. 10 for the Lexus addition project.

Lincoln/Monroe- This project to reconstruct the street from 7th to 17th is complete and the road will be open on Saturday.

Greene Street Bridge Water Main Replacement- This project is for work on the existing 30” steel water main that is suspended under the Greene Street Bridge.  This project will pull a 24” pipe through the existing 30” steel main. The new pipe will not add weight to the bridge due to the smaller amount of water that will be flowing through the new pipe.Weather permitting; Greene Street will be open the week of November 10.  If the weather permits, a sooner opening is anticipated.

Residential Grind and Overlay Project- The project called for completion of 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. Work is substantially complete.
o   Arthur Street from 13th Avenue to Newark Avenue (excluding 9th Avenue west to 9th Avenue east).  Work is substantially complete
o   Excell Avenue from G Street to the beginning of the cul-de-sac east of Audubon Drive. Work is substantially complete.

East Sprague Combined Overflow Facility- One lane open in each direction on east Sprague from Hatch to Scott Streets. This project will construct a combined sewer overflow facility on City property across from the City’s Sewer Maintenance Facility.

Game Day Congestion- On Saturday, November 8, expect congestion on Interstate 90 and SR 904 between Spokane and Cheney as fans travel to and from the EWU Eagle football game.  Game time is Noon. 

US 2-Newport Hwy/Just north of Nevada Street in north Spokane- The week of Nov. 10-14, possible northbound right-lane restrictions during working hours in order to pave RV park approaches.  Northbound drivers should be alert for slow traffic.

I-90 Westbound/Just west of SR 904 Exit- Depending on weather, westbound I-90 may be reduced to one lane for bridge repair work. If work is underway, drivers should be alert for slow traffic and congestion.   All ramps open.  

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