Monday, October 24, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

US 2/Spotted Road to I-90 Intelligent Transportation Systems- Fiber optic cable installation. Day work with possible lane restrictions.

I-90/Eastbound/Hamilton Off-Ramp- Bridge deck repairs. Eastbound drivers should expect lane restrictions on the off-ramp Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 24-26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. No mainline I-90 restrictions.

Eastern Region Intersection Signage and Striping Improvements- 
SR 904/First St. in Cheney

Striping Repair- US 395/Burroughs-Dalton. Drivers may experience some lane restrictions.

37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- 
Paving continues from Freya east bound towards Myrtle Street as weather allows. 37th Avenue from Freya to Custer Street is closed. The detour route is Glenrose to Palouse Highway to Regal Street. This work is to reconstruct the road, include pavement replacement, curbs, sidewalk, bike lanes, stormwater piping, and a 36 inch water main.

Bridge Avenue and Monroe Street CSO Work- Work has begun on tank walls.  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 piping.

Ben Burr Trail- Paving is complete on 2nd Avenue.  Striping work will include 2nd Avenue and the Perry Street underpass.  Closures and street obstructions are in place. 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. 

Work continues along the trail at 3rd Avenue and Arthur and 2nd Avenue and Perry. This is constructing a shared use trail from the Centennial Trail at the Gonzaga Bridge southeast of Erie Street to Liberty Park.  The trail will then continue on the existing Ben Burr Trail to the trailhead immediately south of Underhill Park.

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

Indiana Avenue, Dakota to Perry Streets- The project is on track to finish by Monday, October 31.
Perry St. is reduced to one  lane in each direction.  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. Indiana Ave. from Ruby St. to Perry St. is closed with East-West traffic detoured to Mission Ave., Montgomery Ave. and Illinois Ave.  This project includes curb ramps, storm swales, new curb, waterline replacement, signal installation work and some parking removal.

Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Phase 2A, Sherman to Erie Street- Erie Street will closed Monday, October 24 through November 4, from Front Street to Sprague Way. This project will provide a route into and out of the downtown area while passing along the south edge of the University District. Improvements include a new asphalt street, utility infrastructure, storm drainage improvements, street lighting, street trees, and re-vegetation with native species. In lieu of sidewalks, the project will construct a section of the Ben Burr trail, separated from the roadway traffic and aligned parallel to the Spokane River. 

Monroe/Lincoln Street Couplet, 8th Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Wednesday, October 19 to Saturday, October 22 crews will be preparing and paving Lincoln Street from 4th Avenue to 7th Avenue. The intersection of 5th Avenue and Lincoln Street will be closed. 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- The next scheduled pave date is Friday, November 4. Storm and sewer work continues with four-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 Overflow Project- Pettet Drive is closed. The clover leaf that services TJ Meenach, Down River and Pettet Driveis in service. The leg that comes off of Pettet north bound redirects 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.

     West Plains to Spokane International Airport Connection- Craig Road between McFarlane and Thorpe Road is closed until October 31. Work includes the installation of a water main.  

1st Avenue Et Al, Erie to Helena- Storm structure installations have begun at 1st and Helena. That intersection is closed with a detour in place.  Water service installations are in progress in 1st Avenue from Perry to Helena.  This project is expected to complete by the end of October.

     Country Homes (Wall to SR395)- Stormwater work in the raised islands. Traffic is one lane in each direction on the South side of the islands, side road access to and from Country Homes is restricted. Expect delays.
     Centennial Trail- Improvement of the trail, tree root removal, pavement removal and replacement, crack sealing. Portions of the trail may be closed to pedestrian traffic. 

     55th Ave, Regal, 57th Ave.- Installation of new electrical poles. Lane restrictions with flaggers until early December. 

426 E. Hastings- Utility services and power pole replacement with a single lane closure. 

      SPOKANE VALLEYAppleway from Park to Dishman-Mica - Remains reduced to two lanes around the clock through the end of October for street improvement work with sidewalk, lane, and temporary side street closures. Brief interruptions to driveway access may also be expected with those affected notified directly in advance. Local access and access to businesses will remain available.

 Pines Road at Mirabeau Parkway intersection - Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction around the clock until Tuesday, October 25. Access will remain available to Trent Elementary School and Mirabeau Chapel.

Vercler from Boone to Mission - will be closed to all but local traffic around the clock through Monday, October 24 at 5:00pm for sewer work. Detour via Pines or McDonald will be posted.

 Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project: 
·         Northbound traffic will remain 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.
·          The curb lanes at the northwest corner of the Indiana/Sullivan intersection will be closed periodically during working hours Tuesday through Thursday.

·          One southbound lane will be closed at Flora Pit Rd during working hours Monday through Friday. 

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