Monday, October 5, 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 206/Bruce Road to Mt. Spokane State Park Gate-  Minor finishing items with possible lane restrictions near the work. This is a chip seal project.

US 195-Southbound/I-90 to Excelsior Road-Be alert for southbound US 195 reduced to one through lane in multiple work areas with possible slower traffic as crews replace pavement panels. A temporary speed reduction of 45 MPH is in effect for the southbound lanes.  

SR 290-Trent Ave./Sullivan Road to Idaho State Line- Thursday, Oct. 1, from 6 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. Friday morning drivers should expect delays between Campbell Rd. and McKinzie with flaggers and pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic. During those same hours, the westbound Sullivan on and off ramps will be closed.  On Friday, Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. Saturday morning, the eastbound Sullivan on and off ramps will be closed.

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

Manifold at Sprague - Access from Manifold to Sprague will be closed at times on weekdays 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 - Expect narrow lanes weekdays from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. until October 7th for utility work and road reconstruction. Traffic may be reduced to one lane at times with flaggers.  

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

Sullivan from Trent to Wellesley - May be reduced weekdays during the day to one lane in each direction for pavement marking work. The southbound Sullivan Road Bridge across the Spokane River is closed until Summer 2016 for bridge demolition and replacement work.  Traffic is  reduced to one lane northbound and two lanes southbound. Expect reductions at times to one lane southbound Monday through Friday between 5:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.mTurns from Indiana onto northbound Sullivan are reduced to one lane.

SPOKANE CITY
Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 4th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- The Lincoln Street work northbound has switched over with the east side lanes being closed for work at this time from 2nd to 4th Avenues.  Monroe Street work southbound continues along the east side from 2nd to 4th Avenues.  Beginning Monday, October 5, the eastside lanes will close and traffic will be directed to the Westside lanes. Work on Cedar Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue is complete and traffic access is back to normal. 

Addison/Standard Bicycle/Pedestrian Corridor from Buckeye to Holland- Work begins this week at Lincoln and Standard heading north to Magnesium for sidewalk and drivewasy installation. There will be possible lane restrictions for this approximately five week project that will complete a major bike and pedestrian corridor. It will install missing bike lanes and sidewalks along the entire corridor.

Community Development Sidewalk Installation- Work will be on Lyons between Nevada and Assembly and will last most of this week. There are no road closures but possible delays. This project will construct curbs, sidewalk and ADA curb ramps.

Trent and Regal Stormwater Basin Improvements- This project will construct stormwater treatment installation and disposal facilities such as swales in various locations throughout the project. Regal is closed at Trent. Trent remains open in both directions.

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 October 22.

Ray/Thor from 17th to 29th Avenues- Ray Street is reduced to one lane in both directions, with no left hand turns permitted. Side streets are closed to traffic. Improvements include preservation treatments like crack sealing, grind and overlay and pavement rejuvenation techniques. Pedestrian improvements include upgrades to ADA curb ramps and minor curb and sidewalk repairs.
  
Rowan Avenue from Driscoll Boulevard to Alberta Street- 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.

Sprague and Washington Sidewalk and Parking Lane Closure- Crews will be removing brick from the Hutton building to install new windows, closing the sidewalk and parking lane adjacent to the building.

Erie Street from 1st Avenue to the BNSF Overpass- Erie is closed from 1st Avenue to the BNSF overpass for sewer repairs and to pave Erie from 1st Avenue to the BNSF overpass, which connects to  the future Martin Luther King Jr. Way alignment.  

First Avenue from Helena to Altamont- First is closed from Crestline to Madelia for grind and overlay pavement preservation. Closure of First will last through October. The corner of Napa and 1st will be closed to thru traffic with a detour traffic route provided.  

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

Francis Avenue from Division to East City Limits- This project will install Variable Message Signs, Closed Circuit TV systems, fiber optic cables, and other related miscellaneous items. There will be intermittent lane closures for the duration of the project.

High Drive, Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard- This project includes pavement reconstruction, storm, sewer, swales, and water main replacement from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard. The road is closed from Bernard Street to Grand Boulevard. Storm and sewer work is underway.

Havana Street from Glenrose Road to 37th Avenue- Improvements include full width paving, filling sidewalk gaps and bicycle lanes.  This project will also include installation of a water main between 37th Avenue and the Brown Park reservoirs at 57th Avenue.

High Drive and Hatch Road- This project will construct a sewer storage facility with connecting piping, interceptor inlet vault, flush systems, regulator and controls at 43rd Avenue and Garfield Street. 43rd Avenue from Scott to Garfield Street is closed. 

Northwest Boulevard and Columbia Circle Work- Columbia from Downriver Drive to H Street and H Street from Columbia to Northwest Blvd is closed. The project includes the installation of a 900,000 gallon tank. New water mains will be added at H Street, Glass Avenue and Columbia Circle. Columbia Circle, H Street and Glass Avenue will be repaved and sidewalk repairs made. 

SPOKANE COUNTY
Christensen Road Bridge-
Work is complete and bridge is open to traffic with no restrictions.


Old Trails/Inland Road- Reconstruction and paving from Marchand Rd. to Seven Mile Rd. Limited access to the ORV park and no Inland Road is closed.

Elliot Road Culvert Replacement- Highway 206 is reduced to one lane with a temporary signal to direct traffic during the project to replace a culvert under the roadway to help fish migrate through the area.

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