Friday, September 23, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

US 2/Spotted Road to I-90 Intelligent Transportation Systems- Fiber optic cable installation. Possible shoulder and/or lane restrictions.  Most work scheduled during evening and overnight hours.

US 395-NSC/Freya & Wellesley Intersection Roundabout- Roundabout construction. The Wellesley/Freya intersection is closed to traffic. A signed detour is in place. Planned completion is late Monday, Oct. 10.

US 395-Division Street/Hawthorne Rd. Intersection Improvements- 
 Intersection improvements and new signal system. Hawthorne Road is closed east of Division. Division Street turn lanes are closed. All mainline lanes of Division are open.


44th from Locust to Ponderosa - Reduced to a two lane gravel roadway with speeds reduced to 15 mph through October 7.

44th from Schafer Branch to Ponderosa- Reduced to one lane from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays through October 7.

Appleway from Park to Dishman-Mica- Reduced to two lanes through the end of October for street improvement work with sidewalk, lane, and temporary side street closures.

Bates, Rego and Wilbur- Bates from Boone to Rego will be narrowed with flaggers directing traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.  As part of the same project, Wilbur between Boone to Broadway and Rego from Bates to Wilbur will be closed through October 3 for stormwater improvements.

McDonald northbound from Mission to Broadway- Will be open Sunday, September 25 through Wednesday, September 28. Otherwise it remains reduced to one lane around the clock.

McDonald southbound from Mission to Sprague- Remains reduced to one lane around the clock.

McDonald from Sprague to Mission - Closed to all but local traffic from Thursday, September 29 until Wednesday, October 12. This closure includes the Broadway/McDonald intersection. A detour will be posted.

Montgomery between Argonne and Hutchinson - Closed to all but local traffic from 7 a.m. on Monday, September 26 through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28  for paving. Detour via Marguerite and Knox will be posted. Please remember to use extra caution when driving through the residential detour, observe the speed limit, and watch for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles backing from driveways.

Sprague between University and Pines- Rolling full closure along the Valleyfest Parade route on Friday, September 23 starting at 5:45 p.m. between University and Bowdish, and extending eastward at 7 p.m. from Bowdish to Pines until the end of the parade. Expect side streets closures as well. Signs will redirect traffic via Valleyway and 4th

Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project- Northbound traffic is reduced to one lane with vehicles restricted to ten feet wide or less. Oversized vehicles should use Barker or Pines as alternatives. Turns from Indiana onto northbound Sullivan are reduced to one lane. One southbound lane will be closed at Flora Pit Rd during working hours.

Seven Mile Bridge & Seven Mile Road- Bridge approach work with road work tie ins. Watch for loose gravel. A bypass road is in place with a reduced speed limit of 25 mph.

Hawthorne Road West (Waikiki to US 395)- Completion of road, stormwater reconstruction, signal improvement, bike lane, and striping. Open with temporary lane restrictions during completion of landscaping. Use alternate route to avoid delays. 

Hawthorne Road East (US 395 to US 2)Road reconstruction, stormwater upgrades, curb, signal, bike, striping; paving operations. Road closed to traffic.

Argonne Road (Spokane River to Wellesley)- Road reconstruction, stormwater retrofit, paving. Argonne is reduced to one lane in each direction, expect long delays, use alternate route, right turns only at Maringo Dr (no cross traffic movements).

Country Homes (Wall to SR 395)- Stormwater work in the raised islands. Traffic is one lane in each direction on the North side of the islands, side road access to and from Country Homes is restricted, expect delays, and on street parking is limited.

61st (Palouse Highway to Yale) and Ben Burr Road (from 57th to 65th)- Road Reconstruction & Waterline installation. Road Closure, detour in place.
Ben Burr Road (57th Ave. to 61st Ave.)- Road ReconstructionRoad Closure, detour in place.

1st Avenue Et Al, Erie to Helena- Water Main installation work is ongoing: Watermain installation in Perry Street is complete.  Perry remains closed for Concrete and roadway rebuilding which begins Monday, September 26. 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.

37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- 37th Avenue from Freya to Custer Street is closed. The detour route is Glenrose to Palouse Highway to Regal Street. Crews are currently grading from Freya to Myrtle. Installation will be completed the week of Monday, September 26. This work is to reconstruct the road, including pavement replacement, curbs, sidewalk, bike lanes, stormwater piping, and a 36 inch water main.

Ben Burr Trail and Connection to the Centennial Trail- Crews are installing new storm crossing and new ADA ramps on 2nd Avenue, closing the street from Napa to Arthur Street. Lane restrictions are in pace on 2nd Avenue between Altamont and Napa. The freeway on ramp remains open and exit 282B has been reduced to one lane.

·     Third Avenue has lane restrictions from Arthur to Altamont Street.  The crossing at Perry Street under the I-90 freeway is closed. Crews are installing new ADA ramp in these locations.

This project will design and construct a paved trail connection for bicyclists and pedestrians 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 Ave. is closed to traffic. 
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.

Hazel's Creek Stormwater Treatment Project- Work continues on Freya south of 37th Avenue on construction of a stormwater treatment system with disposal ponds.  This system will be an extension of the existing Hazel’s Creek Facility on 42nd Avenue.

Indiana Avnue from Dakota to Perry Street- Paving of Indiana Ave. is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 27th and continue through the week. Hamilton Street will have lane closures as crews do curb and signal work on each corner from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the week of Oct. 3.

Perry St. will continue to be reduced to one travel lane in each direction for work within and near the Perry/Indiana intersection.  Crescent Ave. east of the Perry/Indiana intersection will be closed at the intersection and railroad crossing.  Crescent Ave. east and north of the railroad tracks will remain open. This project will include curb ramps, storm swales, new curb, waterline replacement, signal installation work and some parking removal.

Main Avenue Restriping Project-
 The south lane of Main is closed from Browne to Division.  Roadwork from Washington to Division will be complete by the end of next week.  The project calls for the restriping of Main Ave between Washington St and Pine St. and adding entry features, a flexible multi-purpose space in the center of the street that can be used for parking or events, mid-block crossing with curb extensions and planting, mid-block planters and benches and a kiosk parking system.

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. This project will provide a route that eliminates several safety issues and increases capacity into and out of the downtown area. 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, a section of the Ben Burr trail will be constructed separated from the roadway.

Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 8th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Crews are finishing the base paving on Lincoln and 7th Ave. Friday, September 23.  Top lift begins the week of October 8. Striping and cleanup follows the week of October 10 – 14.  Lincoln is scheduled to open late day Friday, October 14. Monroe is expected to be fully open by late day Friday, October 4. This project reconstructs the roadway from 8th to 2nd Avenue and installs storm water and water facilities.  

Monroe and Lincoln Street, Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue-  Crews are working in the intersection of Lincoln and Sprague and Riverside and Lincoln for storm pipe connection. They will be working on Lincoln and Monroe Saturday, September 24.  

Monday, September 26, crews will move traffic on Monroe from 2nd to Sprague Avenue onto the paved east side lanes.  Work will begin in the west lane section. Crews will move traffic on Lincoln from 2nd to 1st Avenue onto the paved east side lanes. Work will begin in the west lane section.
Tuesday, September 27, the eastbound lanes of Riverside from Madison to Monroe will be closed for hydrant installation work.

Storm and sewer work continues with 4 way stops 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.

Pettet Drive/TJ Meenach Combined Sewer Overlow (CSO 12) Project- Pettet Drive is closed to traffic. The intersection of Pettet Drive and Nora Avenue is scheduled for paving on Monday, October 3. 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 Pettit, north bound, re-directs citizens to Northwest Blvd. Vehicles that 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.

Wall Street, Main Avenue to Spokane Falls Boulevard- Sidewalk and curb installation is complete.  Roadwork on Wall Street is anticipated to be completed by September 30. Wall Street from Main to Spokane Falls is closed. This work is to construct storm water improvements, sidewalks, new asphalt pavement, traffic signal revisions, an irrigation system, and add lighting. 

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