Friday, August 26, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

WSDOT
North Spokane Corridor/Wellesley & Freya Roundabout Construction- The Wellesley/Freya intersection is closed to traffic.  

US 2-Division Street/Curb and Sidewalk- Northbound Division Street is reduced to 1 or 2 lanes for curb and sidewalk improvements.  Drivers may experience congestion and delays.

I-90/US 2 to Argonne Rd.- Sunday through Wednesday, Aug. 28-31, from about 6 a.m. until as late as 3:30 p.m., be alert for left or right lane restrictions, slow traffic, and possible congestion while crews sweep the median and shoulders.

SR 290-Trent Ave./Spokane River Bridge- On Monday, Aug. 29, beginning at 9 a.m. until as late as 3 p.m., the Trent Ave. Bridge just east of Hamilton will be reduced to one lane in each direction for a routine bridge inspection.


SPOKANE COUNTY
Seven Mile Bridge & Seven Mile Road- Bridge deck work underway. A bypass road in place with a reduced speed limit of 25 mph.

Hawthorne Road West (Waikiki to US395)- Road reconstruction, stormwater drainage swales, trees, irrigation, curb, signal improvement, bike lane, striping. Road closed through August 30.

Hawthorne Road East (US395 to US2)Road reconstruction, stormwater upgrades, curb, signal, bike, striping. Road closed.

Argonne Road (Spokane River to Wellesley)- Road reconstruction, stormwater retrofit.
Argonne is reduced to one lane in each direction, expect long delays, use alternate route, right turns only at Maringo Drive. The Centennial Trail will be closed at the intersection of Upriver Drive and Argonne Road on August 27 and 28. 

Hatch Road (Colbert to Burk) Burk Road (Hatch to Perry)- Road reconstruction. Road Closed through September 1.

SPOKANE VALLEY
McDonald northbound from Mission to Sprague - Reduced to one lane for about one more week. 

Park between Nora and Mission-
 Narrowed lanes through the end of August with brief interruptions to driveway access.  

Sprague between Park and Vista- Narrowed lanes on Tuesday, August 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. for fog sealing.  Brief interruptions to driveway access may also be expected.

Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project- Southbound traffic is reduced to two lanes except between the hours of 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Monday, August 29 when southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on the new bridge.  At times, southbound Sullivan at the Flora Pit Road may be reduced to one lane.  Northbound traffic is reduced to one lane, with that lane switching onto the new bridge sometime during the overnight hours of Wednesday, August 31. Left turns from southbound Sullivan onto eastbound Indiana are not allowed through Wednesday, August 31. Until then, southbound traffic headed for Indiana east of Sullivan will be redirected at Euclid via Barker and Mission. Turns from Indiana onto northbound Sullivan are reduced to one lane.

SPOKANE CITY
37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- 37th Avenue from Freya to Custer Street is closed to reconstruct the road, including pavement replacement, curbs, sidewalk, bike lanes, stormwater piping, and water main installation. The detour route is Glenrose to Palouse Highway to Regal Street. 
Ben Burr Trail and Connection to the Centennial Trail- Lane restrictions in place on 2nd and 3rd Avenues from Arthur to Altamont Street.  The crossing at Perry Street under the I-90 freeway will be closed Monday, August 29 through Friday, September 9. Work continues along the trail at 3rd Avenue and Arthur and 2nd Avenue and Perry. This project will design and construct a paved trail 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 continuing 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. 
Lincoln has one northbound lane open.  Lincoln southbound is closed at Broadway with local access maintained to Anthony’s restaurant and parking lots.

Hazels Creek Stormwater Treatment Project- Work continues on Freya south of 37th Avenue on construction of a stormwater treatment system with disposal ponds and stormwater piping.
25th Avenue, Southeast Boulevard to Lacey Court- 25th Avenue is closed at Southeast Blvd until approximately September 16. The entrance to Rockwood Towers is off of Ray Street and East 23rd Court. This project will reconstruct 25th Avenue.  
Indiana Avenue from Dakota to Perry Street-  Perry St. is reduced to one lane in each direction to perform work within and near the Perry/Indiana intersection.  Crescent Ave. east of the Perry/Indiana intersection is closed at the intersection and railroad crossing.  Crescent Ave. east and north of the railroad tracks is open. The work and related lane reductions at the Perry/Indiana intersection continues through August. This project will include curb ramps, storm swales, new curb, waterline replacement, signal installation work and some parking removal. Work along Indiana Ave. is as follows:
  • Beginning at Perry St. and proceeding from East to West. 
  • Indiana Ave. from Ruby St. to Perry St. will be closed to through traffic with East-West traffic detoured to Mission Ave. and Montgomery Ave. and Illinois Ave.   
  • North-South arterials within the construction zone at Hamilton Ave. and Perry St. will remain open.

Lyons Avenue Grind and Overlay Work-Lyons Avenue has lane closures from Pittsburgh Street to Perry Street. Street crews will start grinding Lyons Avenue Wednesday, August 24 and completion is set for Wednesday, August 31. The detour for this project is Lyons to Holyoke Avenue via Pittsburgh and Perry Street.

Main Avenue and Division Street Intersection Improvements-Work is on the southeast corner of Division and Main. Pedestrian access will be maintained.  Work continues on sidewalk removal and excavation for underground storm water improvements.  

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, installation of planter boxes and planting.
Martin Luther King Jr. Way Phase 2A, Sherman to Erie Street- Phase 2A is an extension of Martin Luther King Jr. Way from Sherman to Erie Street. This is a continuation of the Riverside Extension Phase 1 project. Improvements include a new asphalt pavement street, utility infrastructure, storm drainage improvements, street lighting, street trees, and re-vegetation with native species. In lieu of sidewalks, the project proposes to construct a section of the Ben Burr trail to provide pedestrian circulation. 
Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 8th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- This project reconstructs the roadway from 8th to 2nd Avenue and installs storm water and water facilities. Work on Monroe Street from 4th Ave south to 8th Ave continues. Monroe Street is open with one lane southbound. Lincoln Street is closed. 5th Avenue is open to east and west traffic. There will be intermittent closures at the intersection of Lincoln and 5th Avenue as the City works on curb and road grade. Marked detours are in place. 

Monroe and Lincoln Street, Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Storm and sewer work continues with 4 way stops at the intersections of 1st, Sprague, and Riverside Avenues. Both Monroe and Lincoln have lane restrictions with four way stop signs located at the intersections of 1st, Sprague, and Riverside Avenues. This 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.

Parking Restrictions on Main Avenue and Howard Street- Parking spaces and meters have been removed from the north side of Main Avenue between Wall Street and Howard Street and the west side of Howard Street between Spokane Falls Boulevard and Main Avenue. These meters and spaces have been removed for crews to begin construction on the former Macy’s building.  

Pettet Drive/TJ Meenach Combined Sewer Overflow (CS) 12) Project- Pettet Drive is closed to traffic until sometime in 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, north bound re-directs citizens to Northwest Blvd. Vehicles traveling southbound on Down River Drive can 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.

Street Maintenance Grind and Overlay- Crews begin work on Park Boulevard from Euclid to Columbia Circle, Monday, August 29. There will be lane and road closures.  

1ST Avenue Et Al, Erie to Helena- This project will provide storm water conveyance to Pacific and Perry Infiltration Facility and replace old water distribution lines. The project also includes associated street construction.Work on the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Ivory Street is as follows:
  • 1st Avenue from Erie Street to Helena Street
  • Perry Street from 1st Avenue to Sprague Avenue
  •  Ivory Street from 2nd Avenue to Sprague Avenue
  •  Helena Street from 1st Avenue to Sprague Avenue
  • Perry Street from 2nd Avenue to Hogan Street



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