Friday, June 17, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

SR 902 Delays- Anticipate delays Saturday, June 18 on SR 902 from the I-90 Salnave Interchange into Medical Lake. Community events will be underway with a signed detour in place.

US 2-Division Street/Curb and Sidewalk- Division Street is reduced to two lanes for curb and sidewalk improvements.  Drivers may experience congestion and delays.

I-90/Sunset Hill to Argonne- Sunday through Thursday, June 19-22, during daytime hours, WSDOT Maintenance crews will be sweeping I-90 in the Spokane metro area at various locations, possibly in the far left or far right lanes or shoulders. Be alert for lane restrictions and possible slow traffic with workers and equipment adjacent to traffic.  

I-90/Westbound Freya Off-Ramp- On Monday, June 20, beginning at 7 p.m., westbound I-90 will be reduced to two lanes.  At 11 p.m., westbound I-90 will be reduced to one lane. Lane restrictions will be in place until as late as 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.  Westbound drivers should expect slow traffic and congestion during these hours. Work is underway to construct a new westbound Freya Street off-ramp approximately 1/4 mile to the east of the current ramp. There are no mainline freeway impacts.  All ramps are open.  Expect lane restrictions on 2nd Avenue.

I-90/Appleway Westbound Off-Ramp- On Wednesday, June 22, from about 9 a.m. until as late as 4 p.m., the Appleway westbound off-ramp will be closed for repairs to bridge approaches.  This is the partial interchange to the west of Liberty Lake.

US 395-Division Street/Hawthorne Rd. Intersection- Beginning Wednesday, June 15, be alert for turn restrictions on Division as Spokane County work has Hawthorne Road closed between Division and Waikiki.

32nd Avenue from Dishman-Mica Road to University Road- Closed through mid-August for street preservation work. Signs detour traffic via Dishman-Mica Road and University Road.

 32nd Avenue from University Road to Pines Road- Reduced to one lane in each direction through mid-August. The north sidewalk is closed. Anticipate brief interruptions to side streets and driveways from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Fancher Road between Trent Avenue and Sharp Ave- Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction through early July.

Southbound Sullivan Road Bridge- Traffic remains reduced to one lane northbound and two lanes southbound. Turns from Indiana Avenue onto northbound Sullivan Road are reduced to one lane. Southbound Sullivan Road at Flora Pit Road will be reduced to one lane on weekdays through Friday, June 24 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Market Street (Parksmith to Farwell)- Road closed with a detour in place to rehabilitate the roadway and add fiber optic and sewer components.

Seven Mile Bridge & Seven Mile Road- The road is closed with a detour in place while the bridge is removed and replaced. The speed limit has been reduced to 25 miles per hour during this project.  

Hawthorne Road West (Waikiki to US395)- The road is closed until the end of august for road rehabilitation, installation of stormwater drainage swales, tree planting, irrigation components, curb construction, traffic signal improvement, bike lane installation and striping.  

Hawthorne Road East (US395 to US2)- Roadway rehabilitation including stormwater sand filters, curb construction, traffic signal installation, bike lane installation and striping.

Bigelow Gulch Road from Havana to Argonne- Crews will work on Bigelow Gulch Road from Havana to Argonne starting Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23. The work consists of asphalt overlays. A pilot car will lead traffic in both directions with possible delays of up to 20

Houston Road from Colville Road to Grove Road- Crews will be working on ditching, culvert and shoulder work during day hours only. The road remains open.


Post Street Closure- Post Street will close at noon Friday, June 17 for Terrain’s Bazaar between Spokane Falls Blvd and Summit Parkway. The closure is scheduled to last through midnight on Saturday, June 18. There will be no parking on Post Street. 

Carlisle Street Closure- The General Store’s Car Show will close Carlisle between Division and Ruby on Saturday, June 18 between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Hatch Road Grinding- Crews will be grinding Hatch Rd. starting Monday, June 20 at 57th, working downhill. There will be a lane closed with flaggers.

High Drive Phase II, Bernard to Grand Street Repair Work- Work began Monday, June 13, for repairs along High Drive.  Traffic restrictions are in place and flaggers are on site to direct traffic.

·     Main and Division Intersection Improvements- Work continues on sidewalk removal and excavation for underground storm water improvements.  Pedestrian detours are in place. Throughout the project there will be lane restrictions on both Main and Division.  Traffic control will be in place. 

Work on this project involves curb bumpouts at all four corners of Division Street and Main Avenue, the removal and replacement of existing curbs, gutters, and sidewalks, ADA upgrades, and installation of planter boxes and planting.

      Hazels Creek Stormwater Treatment Project- Starting Monday, June 20, Freya Street will be closed from 37th Avenue to Palouse Highway through early/mid-July. Signs are up to notify drivers. This project is constructing a stormwater treatment system with disposal ponds and stormwater piping.
37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- Due to the closure on Freya Street for the Hazel’s Creek Project, 37th Avenue will be closed east of Havana Street to Custer Street. The closure will NOT impact the intersection of 37th and Havana.
Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 8th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Work on Monroe Street from 4th Ave south to 8th Ave continues. Crews will close Monroe and Lincoln completely starting Monday evening, June 20. Detours will be in place. The current two way traffic on Lincoln will remain open between 4th Avenue and 6th Avenue.  Access along 7th will be provided through the work zone, but on unpaved surfaces. Monroe between 14th and 8th Avenue will remain open for local traffic to serve the businesses and residents in that area.  The detour for through traffic will be along 14th Avenue and Bernard/Washington/Stevens and 2nd and 3rd Avenue. This phase of construction is expected to last 3 to 4 weeks.  Once this phase is complete, Monroe will be opened to traffic southbound.  Northbound traffic will continue to be detoured until the project is complete. More paving on Monroe Street is set for Friday, June 17.  

·    Monroe and Lincoln Street, Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Monroe is one lane for water infrastructure work at the intersections of Sprague, 1st Avenue and Riverside. East/west traffic has  lane restrictionsThis is a full depth roadway replacement and full depth replacement between curbs on Lincoln Street and Monroe Street; Main Avenue from Monroe Street to Lincoln Street; and Monroe Street from Spokane Falls Boulevard to Main Avenue. Some minor curbing and ADA curb ramps will be installed where necessary.

2016 Street Maintenance Curb Ramp Project- Work continues on Lyons Avenue from Perry St. to Pittsburg Street to construct ADA-compliant ramps.
Ben Burr Trail and Connection to the Centennial Trail- Work continues along the trail at Fiske and 11th Avenue with work progressing to the north. This project will design and construct a shared use paved trail connection for bicyclists and pedestrian as well as security lighting installation. The project will be from the Centennial Trail at the Gonzaga Bridge southeast of Erie Street and continue to Liberty Park where a connection will be made to the existing Ben Burr Trail.  The trail will then continue on the existing Ben Burr Trail to the trailhead immediately south of Underhill Park.

Bridge Avenue and Monroe Street CSO Work-  Summit Blvd/Bridge Avenue is closed to traffic. Rock blasting continues. Lincoln has one northbound lane open. Lincoln southbound is closed at Broadway. This project will construct a Combined Sewer Overflow Tank (CSO) tank and the necessary piping for our Cleaner River Faster Program.

·    Pettet Drive/TJ Meenach Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO 12) Project- Pettet Drive is closed to traffic until November. The clover leaf that services TJ Meenach, Down River and Pettit Drive (three out of the four legs) is in service. The leg that comes off of Pettit northbound re-directs citizens to Northwest Blvd. Vehicles traveling southbound on Down River Drive have two options; enter onto TJ Meenach or continue under the bridge and turn uphill to Northwest Blvd. This project will build a 690,000 gallon storage facility and connections to existing CSO Basin 10 outfall. Work also includes repaving of Pettet Drive and pedestrian/bike trail construction.

Rowan Avenue Improvements from Driscoll Boulevard to Monroe Street- Rowan Avenue from Alberta to Monroe Street is closed.  The intersection of Alberta, Belt, Ash, and Maple will remain open to north and southbound traffic. Ash southbound, and Maple northbound at Rowan are reduced to one lane southbound or northbound respectively. 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.

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