Friday, April 17, 2015

Local Road Construction Update

2015 Spokane Regional
Road Construction Map
For more information on all the projects below, and to see them in relation to each other on a map, check out SRTC's 2015 Spokane Regional Construction Map here. The map is updated as new projects start and existing ones wrap up.

US 2/Spokane Airport Vicinity Signage Upgrade- Be alert for equipment and workers on the shoulders with possible shoulder restrictions or lane restrictions as crews replace old signs.  All ramps will be open.  

NSC/BNSF Railway Structures/Realignment; Ped/Bike Trail Extension- Today, Thursday, Apr. 16 from until as late as 1 p.m., Freya Street will be closed at the NSC ramp roundabouts for crews to place girders. Drivers will be able to access businesses and residences on Freya from Francis Avenue on the south end or Market Street on the north end.  The NSC will remain open. Southbound drivers should be alert for flaggers directing traffic at the Freya Street roundabout.  Southbound NSC vehicles will be routed through the roundabout in the opposite direction to accommodate the girder work. Northbound NSC traffic from Francis to the NSC will not be affected.

I-90/Spokane Area Guardrail Upgrades- Work at the I-90/US 195 Interchange will require the following on/off ramp closures:
·  Thursday, Apr. 16, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning-Northbound US 195 off ramp to eastbound I-90.
·   Friday, Apr. 17, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning-Eastbound I-90 off ramp to southbound US 195.

In general, Monday evenings through Saturday mornings, 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 US 195 Interchange and the Thor/Freya Interchange. Crews are replacing and adjusting guardrail. 

4th Avenue between McDonald and Blake - Closed through Monday, April 20 at 5 p.m. for pavement patching. Signs will redirect traffic via Sprague.
Intersection of 4th and Blake - Closed from Monday, April 20 through Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. for pavement patching. Signs will redirect traffic via Sprague.
10400 block of 28th- Reduced to one lane from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 20. 

Dishman-Mica at 29th- Reduced to one lane northbound from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 20. 

Bowdish Road south of Sprague Avenue- Temporary lane restrictions through 5 p.m. on Friday, April 24 for median work.

12th Avenue (between Houk and Vercler)- Closed daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, April 22 for utility work. 

Residential Street Sweeping- Street sweeping vehicles in residential areas throughout the city Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May.

Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project Area-
  • Northbound and southbound Sullivan Road will be reduced to one lane between Indiana Avenue and the Sullivan Park traffic signal.
  • Northbound turns from Indiana Avenue to Sullivan Road will be reduced to one lane.

University at Appleway Intersection- University at Appleway will be reduced to one lane each direction through Friday, April 24 at 5 p.m. for work on the Appleway Trail. Appleway at University will be reduced to two lanes for median work.

Central Avenue Closure- The Water Department will close two blocks of Central Avenue between Kalispell and Atlantic from April 17 – May 1.  A detour route will be in place.

Bernard Street Closure- 
Bernard will be closed from Spokane Falls Blvd. to Main Street from April 19-30 for a water main project. All lanes on Spokane Falls Blvd. at Bernard Street will be closing as well, Sunday,  April 19, 8 p.m. through Monday, April 20.  Traffic will be diverted on Spokane Falls through the Convention center pull out. 

Government Way Lane Closure- The curb and sidewalk along the southeast corner of Government Way and Fort George Wright is being replaced until April 30. The right hand turn lane from Government Way onto Fort George Wright is closed and the southern east bound lane on Fort George Wright.

Cleveland Avenue Closure- Cleveland is closed between Belt and Hemlock until April 20 for a new sewer connection.

Mallon Avenue Closure- Mallon is closed between Post and Lincoln until April 17 for an asphalt patch.

Rebecca Street from Pratt Avenue to 7th Avenue and from Pratt to Hartson- Utility crews are working to lower and/or relocate utilities.  Access along Rebecca from Pratt to 8th is very limited during work hours.  Local access across Rebecca at intersections within the project site is open.

33rd Avenue/High Drive/Bernard Street Drywellk Installations- This project will provide drywell installations in nine intersections: 33rd Avenue and High Drive, Jefferson Street and Regent Court, Jefferson Street and Saxon Court, Lincoln Drive and Saxon Court, Lincoln Drive and Croydon Court, 36th Avenue and Bernard Street, 37th Avenue and East Gate Court, 37th Avenue and High Drive and Bernard Street and High Drive.

37th is closed between Lincoln Drive and High Drive.

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