Monday, November 28, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

SPOKANE VALLEY
Cowley Between Corbin Rd. and Long Rd.- Closed through Tuesday, November 29 at 5 p.m. for utility work. A detour via Appleway will be posted.­­

Sprague and Conklin Intersection- Traffic signal remains out of service through Tuesday, November 29 due to damage from an accident.  For safety and to reduce traffic congestion:
  • Sprague is reduced to one lane in each direction with a center turn lane.
  • Stop signs are posted on Conklin northbound and southbound at Sprague and traffic is limited to right turns only with no traffic crossing Sprague. 
  • Northbound and southbound drivers are encouraged to use Sullivan as an alternative.
  • Pedestrians should use extreme caution when crossing Sprague at Conklin.
  • Drivers are asked to slow down and be particularly cautious when driving through the area.
  • Expect congestion and delays.
Sullivan Road Bridge Replacement Project- Expect reductions to a single lane northbound from dawn until dusk weekdays with turns from Indiana northbound reduced to one lane. Expect reductions to a single lane southbound dawn until dusk Monday, November 28 through Wednesday, November 30.

WSDOT
No work scheduled.

SPOKANE CITY
37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- 37th Avenue was open for the long weekend but closes again today to finish concrete and irrigation work. The detour route is Glenrose to Palouse Highway to Regal Street.  Remaining landscape work will be completed in the spring of 2017. This work is to reconstruct the road, curbs, sidewalk, bike lanes, stormwater piping, and a 36 inch water main.

Bridge Avenue and Monroe Street CSO Work- Summit Blvd./Bridge Ave. is closed. 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.


Leaf Pickup-  
Leaf Packer Pickup – Finishing Hamblen area and possibly moving to the Liberty/Lincoln area, which is South of I-90, North of 20th Ave., East of S.E. Blvd., and West of Ray St.
·    Clamshell Loader – Finished Driscoll Rt., and will start the Shadle Park area:  South of Wellesley, North of Garland, West of Wall, and East of Belt.
·    Hand Pick 10 P.M. to 2:30 A.M.- Finished the Woodridge and Pacific Park areas, will be moving to the Indian Trail Rt.:  South of Johansen Rd., North of Francis, West of Cedar St., and East of Nine Mile Rd.
      Residential Packer Leaf Sweeping- Working in Rockwood area:  South of I-90, North of 29th, West of S.E. Blvd., East of Grand Blvd.  Then moving to Hamblen:  South of 29th, North of High Dr. /54th, West of Perry East of Perry (S. from 37th)/Cook (N. from 37th), and West of Bernard St.

      Martin Luther Kind Jr. Way Phase 2A, Sherman to Erie Street- Rock excavation is in progress. 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 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 separated from the roadway traffic and aligned parallel to the Spokane River.

Pettet Drive/TJ Meenach Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO 12) Project- Pettet Drive is closed. The clover leaf that services TJ Meenach, Down River and Pettet Drive is in service. The leg that comes off of Pettet 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.


SPOKANE COUNTY
Country Homes Boulevard, Wall to SR 395- 
Stormwater work in the raised islands, install topsoil. Look for occasional lane closures for cleanup work, expect delays, on street parking is limited.
     
      Holcomb Road (North side of Hwy 206)- Culverts failing under the road. Detour in place. Complete Road Closure.
     Geiger Blvd. Westbow Boulevard (between Thomas Mallen Road and Soda Road)- Geotechnical core drilling. Lane restrictions with flaggers.

55th Ave., Regal Ave., 57th Ave.- New Electrical Poles. Lane restrictions with flaggers until mid-December.

61st (Palouse Highway to Yale Road) and Ben Burr Road (from 57th to 65th)- Road reconstruction and Waterline installation. Road closure, detour in place.

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