Monday, September 21, 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
US 195-Southbound/I-90 to Excelsior Road- Be alert for southbound US 195 reduced to one lane in multiple work areas with possible slower traffic. Crews are replacing pavement panels. A temporary speed reduction of 45 MPH is in effect for the southbound lanes.

SPOKANE VALLEY
32nd and Collins- Narrowed lanes from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. until late October. A pedestrian detour will be posted when students are arriving and departing from U-City High School.

Argonne and Valleyway- Lane reductions on Argonne and a portion of Valleyway at Argonne from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until late October. Pedestrians will be redirected to the crosswalk on the north side of the intersection.

Bowdish from 44th to Sands and Bates from Ponderosa to 44th- Reduced to one lane in both directions with flaggers on Monday, September 21 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. 

Indiana at Spokane Valley Mall Entrance #2 - One lane in each direction on weekdays from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until late October. At least one lane will be open at all times.

Long between Sprague and 2nd- Narrowed lanes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until early October. Access from Long to Sprague closed at times; detour via 2nd to Manifold. Pedestrian detour posted.

Manifold at Sprague - Access from Manifold to Sprague will be closed at times from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until early October. Detour via 2nd to Long. Pedestrian detour will be posted

Mansfield between Pines and Houk - Narrowed lanes from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. through late September.  Traffic may be reduced to one lane at times with flaggers.  

Mullan and Valleyway- Lane reductions on Mullan and a portion of Valleyway at Mullan from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until late October. Pedestrians use crosswalk on the north side of the intersection.

Progress from Sprague to Valleyway-Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions on Monday, September 21 from 7 a.m to 11 a.m.

Sprague between Appleway and Arties- Narrow lanes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until early October. Pedestrian detour will be posted.

Sprague between University and Bowdish- Closed Friday, September 25 for Valleyfest parade from 5:45 p.m. until 9 p.m. No turns from University onto eastbound Sprague. Detours via 4th & Valleyway will be posted.

Sprague between University and Pines- Closed Friday, September 25 for Valleyfest parade from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Gillis, Moffit, Skipworth, Bowdish, Fox, Union, Perrine, and Robie closed at Sprague. Detours via 4th & Valleyway will be posted.

Sullivan from 12th to Sprague- Traffic reduced to one lane in both directions on Tuesday, September 22 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 

Sullivan from Trent to Wellesley - Reduced to one lane each direction through late September. The southbound Sullivan Road Bridge across the Spokane River is closed until Summer 2016 for bridge demolition and replacement work.  Traffic remains reduced to one lane northbound and two lanes southbound. Reductions at times to one lane southbound Monday through Friday between 5 a.m. and 2:30 p.m Turns from Indiana onto northbound Sullivan are reduced to one lane.

CITY OF SPOKANE
Rowan Avenue from Driscoll Boulevard to Alberta Street-
 
“A” Street will be closed through Monday, September 21 between Wellesley and Francis Avenue for waterline infrastructure work. This project is for reconstruction work from Driscoll Blvd. to Monroe Street. The project also includes installation of bike lanes, filling sidewalk gaps and replacing water lines.

Indiana Avenue from Division Street to Perry Street- Indiana is closed from Ruby to Dakota.  There will be occasional lane restrictions on Ruby. This project includes full depth roadway replacement and change lane configuration to one lane each direction with bike lanes.

Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 4th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- 4th Avenue is re-opened to one lane access.  Jefferson Street from 3rd to 4th Avenue has local access only.  Work on Cedar Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue is complete and traffic access is back to normal. Lincoln and Monroe Street both have limited access along the east half of the street from 2nd to 4th Avenue. The project includes reconstruction of the street from 2nd to 4th Avenues and will replace the asphalt surfacing, including ADA ramps as needed. 

F Street from Rosamond Avenue to 6th Avenue- Grind and overlay of the roadway underway until October 6.

Erie Street from 1st Avenue to BNSF Overpass- Erie is closed for sewer repairs. The unpaved portion of Erie Street from 1st Avenue to the BNSF overpass will be paved.

Front Avenue from Erie to HelenaImprovements include installing 60 feet of new sewer main, repairs on existing sewer main and lining the existing sewer main with CIPP (cured in place pipe) technology. This project will connect to a future sewer overflow tank at approximately Crestline Street and Riverside Avenue, scheduled for 2017. There will be closures around the work zones for CIPP installation equipment and bypass pumps. 

Ray/Thor Street from 29th Avenue to 17th Avenue- Ray Street has been reduced to one lane in both directions. Side streets are closed. Improvements include the use of preservation treatments that include crack sealing, grind and overlay and pavement rejuvenation techniques. Pedestrian improvements include upgrades to ADA curb ramps and minor curb and sidewalk repairs.

Hartson from Altamont Street to Fiske Street- Hartson is closed. This project includes reconstructing the roadway, filling sidewalk gaps, replacing curbing where needed and installing ADA curb ramps. The project will also include replacement of water lines.

Wall Street and Main Avenue Intersection Work- 
The intersection of Main Street and Wall Street has reopened. Slow down and be cautious in this area keeping watching for pedestrians and bicyclists.

High Drive from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard- This project includes pavement reconstruction, storm, sewer, swales, and water main replacement from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard. Construction is expected last through the fall. The road is closed from Bernard to Grand.

Havana Street from Glenrose Road to 37th Avenue- Closed to traffic. Work has begun at the intersection of Freya and 44th with traffic and pedestrian improvements. Traffic will be impacted on both streets and will be controlled by flaggers and signs. Improvements include full width pavement replacement, complete sidewalk gaps and bicycle lanes.  This project also includes installation of a water transmission main between 37th Avenue and the Brown Park reservoirs at 57th Avenue.

Division Street Triangle- This project is for beautification improvements to the highly visible entrances to the City. The right hand lane heading west on Spokane Falls Boulevard is closed. Work is scheduled for completion in October. 

SPOKANE COUNTY
Christensen Road BridgeRemoval and Replace Bridge. Bridge is closed, a detour is in place.

Old Trails/ Inland Road- Reconstruction and Paving from Riverside State Park to Marchand Road. The road is closed. 

Elliot Road Culvert Replacement- SR 206 reduced to one lane in the area and a temporary traffic signal has been installed at Elliot Road and SR 206 to replace a culvert under Elliot Road.

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