Friday, April 24, 2015

Local Road Construction Update

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/Camelot Yard Sale- There is NO parking on US 2 for the Camelot neighborhood yard sale in north Spokane on Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26.  Signage will be in place and the Washington State Patrol will ticket illegally parked vehicles and have them towed.

US 2/Spokane Airport Vicinity Signage Upgrade- Thursday, April 23, until as late as 3 p.m., lane restrictions on the westbound I-90/US 2 airport off ramp.  All ramps remain open. Be alert for equipment and workers on the shoulders with possible shoulder restrictions or lane restrictions.  All ramps will be open. Crews are replacing deteriorated freeway signs. 

North Spokane Corridor/Francis Avenue Bridge and Intersection Improvements- On Friday, April 24, from about 5:30 a.m. until around 6:30 a.m., expect some lane and turning restrictions at the intersection of Francis and Market in northeast Spokane for lane striping work.

NSC/BNSF Railway Structures/Realignment; Ped/Bike Trail Extension- Possible intermittent short delays with flaggers directing traffic at the Freya St. roundabouts.  Flaggers will be stopping traffic intermittently to allow trucks in and out of the work site or during times of overhead work on the Pedestrian bridge.

I-90/Spokane Area Guardrail Upgrades- Minor items remain. Work at the Eastbound I-90 off ramp to southbound US 195 will require shoulder restrictions.  All ramps remain open. Crews are replacing or adjusting guardrail sections or terminals in some segments of Interstate 90 in the Spokane metro area.

Adams Road From Trent to Wellesley- Starting Monday, April 27, closed for asphalt work through Wednesday, April 29.

Wellesley from Sullivan to Moore- Lane closures from Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, April 29 for asphalt work.

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

Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project Area:
  • Sullivan Road is reduced to a single lane each direction between Indiana Avenue and the Sullivan Park traffic signal
  • Southbound Sullivan Road will be reduced to a single lane between the Sullivan Park traffic signal and the north end of the bridge over the Spokane River
Monroe Grind and Overlay Project- Monday, April 27, a grind and overlay will begin on Monroe from Garland to Wellesley. Anticipate lane closures and delays.

South Perry Grind and Overlay Project- Work continues on a grind and overlay project on South Perry Street from 53rd to 49th Avenue.There may be delays.

Bloomsday Route Sweeping- 
Crews are cleaning the Bloomsday route, with No Parking signs placed along it on Riverside on the North side of the street from Jefferson to Hemlock. Cars will be towed after 9 a.m. Monday, April 27. Tuesday, April 28, the south side of Riverside from Jefferson to Hemlock will be swept. No parking signs will be in place and towing will occur. Citizens are asked to remove their cars for sweeping to occur.

T.J. Meenach Bridge Inspection- Tuesday, April 28, starting at 10 a.m. the City Bridge crew will be inspecting the T.J. Meenach bridge southbound curb lane. The inspection will take approximately 5 hours for completion.  Traffic control will be in place.

6th Avenue Closure- 6th Avenue will be closed between Oak and Elm for a sewer repair until April 29.

South Grand Boulevard Partial Closure- The 2200-2500 blocks of Grand Blvd will have partial closures through May 15 while crews replace stormwater catch basins.

Fort George Wright Lane Closure- The right hand turn lane from Government Way onto Fort George Wright and the southern east bound lane on Fort George Wright is closed until April 30 to replace the curb and sidewalk.

Rebecca Street Utilities Relocation- Utility crews are working to lower and/or relocate utilities.  work continues for retaining wall installations and for installation of drywells and connection piping.  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.

Garden Park Booster Station Rehabilitation- This project is to rehabilitate the existing booster station with a new building, pumps, and motors. 37th Avenue between Cook Street and Crestline is now open.  

Traffic Calming Projects- This project will construct crosswalks, sidewalks, curb ramps, and place signage around the city. Sidewalk and ADA work on:
o   Walnut and 7th Avenue – curb bump outs are being installed.  There will be lane restrictions from 8th Avenue to 7th Avenue for approximately 1 week
o   Jackson Street from Perry to Columbus, asphalt patching is finishing
o   Bernard Street From 29th to 31st – sidewalk installation is occurring
o   Rockwood and upper Terrace at Arthur a walk through Island is being installed
o   Two Hawk Signals are being installed:
§  18th and Grand Boulevard will be installed – lane restrictions will occur.
§  Ruby and Boone


No projects that impact traffic at this time.

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