Monday, June 22, 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.

You may notice that projects underway now are more prominent while ones that will start later this construction season are more in the background.

WSDOT

SR 290-Trent Ave./Sullivan Road to Idaho State Line- Monday, June 22, from 6 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning, expect lane restrictions between Sullivan Road and Wellesley.  Drivers on Sullivan should be alert for lane restrictions between Trent and Wellesley, Monday through Friday. Crews will be paving Trent Avenue/SR 290 plus paving and utility work on Sullivan Road and Wellesley Avenue.

I-90/Sunset Hill to Argonne- Be alert for street sweeping on eastbound and/or westbound I-90.  On Sunday, June 21, equipment will be in the left lane.  Monday through Wednesday, sweeping work will be in the right lane, shoulders, and on/off ramps.

SPOKANE CITY
Arterial Curb Ramp Project- Work to install ADA-compliant curb ramps at intersection corners ahead of street maintenance grind and overlay projects starts Tuesday June 23 on NW Blvd. near Audubon park.  There will be partial one lane closures at corners of intersections.

Post Street Closures- Post Street will be Closed between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Bridge Avenue for Hoopfest. Post Street will close late Thursday evening and remain closed Friday.

East Sprague Sewer Overflow Basin Construction- This project will construct a combined sewer overflow facility on City property across from the City’s Sewer Maintenance Facility. North and southbound Sprague Way will reopen Monday, June 22 but will be reduced to one lane of traffic each direction for approximately 4 hours Monday morning. The roadway had been closed off while work continues for the installation of the conveyance piping road work associated with the CSO 33-2 project. 

Havana Street Improvements from Glenrose to 37th Avenue- Work starts Monday at the intersection of Freya and 44th with traffic and pedestrian improvements. Improvements include full width pavement replacement, complete sidewalk gaps and pilot project porous asphalt bicycle lanes. This project will also include installation of a water transmission main between 37th Avenue and the Brown Park reservoirs at 57th Avenue.

Indian Trail Lane Closures- The northbound lane of Indian Trail between Lowell and Barnes roads will be closed until June 22 to install a construction entrance.

Barnes Road Lane Closure- The southern 50% of Barnes between Farmdale and Indian Trail will be closed until June 22 to install a sewer connection tie in.
Five Mile Road Closure- Five Mile Rd between Stratton and Alberta will have closures on June 18 and 19 for blasting. The closure will start after 9 a.m. and only be in effect periodically throughout the works days while actual blasting is occurring. Flaggers will be on site.

Cook Street ClosureCook Street is closed between Springfield and Broadway until July 2 for new water and sewer lines.

Hatch Bridge Closure- From Tuesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 25, crews will repair deck panels  and surface asphalt on Hatch bridge from 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The bridge will remain closed overnight. It will reopen Friday, June 26.
High Drive, Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard- The road is closed from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard. Storm and sewer work is underway. This project includes pavement reconstruction, storm, sewer, swales, and water main replacement from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard. 

SPOKANE VALLEY
Argonne Road at Knox- Reduced to two lanes each direction for roadway reconstruction. Left turns prohibited in all directions at the Argonne/Knox intersection.

Argonne Road at Montgomery- The northbound right lane is closed at the Argonne/Montgomery intersection.

Broadway (Fancher to Havana)- One lane each direction.

Sullivan Road (from Sprague Avenue to Mission Avenue)- Reduced to two lanes each direction through early August for stormwater drainage improvements, sidewalk work and asphalt resurfacing.

Sullivan Road (between Trent Avenue to Wellesley Street): Reduced to one lane northbound and one lane southbound for curb-lane work through late-June for stormwater drainage improvements, sidewalk work and asphalt resurfacing.



Wellesley (between St. Charles Road and Sullivan Road): Reduced to one lane each direction for curb-lane work through late-June for stormwater drainage improvements, sidewalk work and asphalt resurfacing.

Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project- The southbound Sullivan Road Bridge across the Spokane River is closed until spring 2016 for bridge demolition and replacement work. All traffic is shifted onto the northbound bridge with one lane each direction.


University Road Closure- Closed until the end of June for water main work.

The following locations are closed until September 2015 for water main work-
- 25th Avenue between Bowdish and University
- 22nd Avenue between University and Sunrise
- Sunrise between University and Chinook
- Chinook between Sunrise and Oberlin
- Oberlin between Chinook and 16th Avenue

SPOKANE COUNTY
Christensen Road Bridge- Closed for removal and replacement of bridge. A marked detour is in place.

Argonne Road Stormwater Retrofit- One lane in each direction from Upriver Drive to the Spokane River. Expect congestion.

Wellesley Avenue Sidewalks (Harvard to Arden)- Watch for flaggers and crews rebuild and add sidewalks where they didn't exist before. 


Palouse Highway (Jamieson to Freya and Windmill to Jamieson)- 57th to Freya closed to traffic with a marked detour in place to remove and replace worn pavement.

Cedar Bridge (500 feet north of Cheney Spangle Road)- Work to remove and replace bridge starts Monday, June 22. Detour in place.


Dunn Road (Day Mount Spokane to Day Road)- Road closed for work to stabilize an embankment and replace asphalt. 

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