Thursday, March 19, 2015

WSDOT Construction Work Starts Next Week

The weather is warm, the sun is out and you know what that means... road construction! The Washington State Department of Transportation has a few projects with work starting next week you should know about:

NSC/BNSF Railway Structures/Realignment & Ped/Bike Trail Extension- On Monday, Mar. 23, be alert for flaggers directing traffic on Freya Street and the southbound NSC roundabout off-ramp.  No other traffic impacts. Crews will be continuing work to construct two freeway mainline bridges over the BNSF tracks and two pedestrian bridges.  

I-90/Spokane Area Guardrail Upgrades- Beginning Wednesday, Mar. 25, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, be alert for eastbound and/or westbound shoulder and/or lane restrictions on I-90 between the Broadway and Argonne Interchanges plus in the vicinity of the Appleway/Country Vista interchange. Crews will be replacing or adjusting guardrail.

I-90/Sullivan Road Interchange- Monday, Mar. 23, through Thursday, Mar. 26, from 8 p.m. in the evening until as late as 7 a.m. the following morning, drivers on Sullivan and/or Indiana should be alert for lane restrictions with flaggers directing traffic due to concrete pavement repair work at the Sullivan/Indiana intersection.

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