Friday, November 11, 2016

Local Road Construction Update

SPOKANE COUNTY
Country Homes (Wall to SR 395)- Stormwater work in the raised islands. Traffic is one lane in each direction. Expect delays.
Centennial Trail Work- Improvement of the trail, tree root removal, pavement removal and replacement, repair concrete, crack sealing. Portions of the trail may be closed to pedestrian traffic.


Gleneden, Edencrest & Little Spokane Connection Road (Wandermere Golf Course area)-Repairing hill sides/ Retrofit Stormwater facilities. Possible lane restrictions for stormwater work and shoulder work.


55th Ave, Regal Ave, 57th Ave.- New Electrical Poles. Lane restrictions with flaggers through 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.

Barker Road (11th Ave to 15th Ave.)- Road work and widening. Lane restrictions, watch for flaggers.

Gibbs (Sherman Road to Hatch Road)- Ditching and graveling the road. Road closed.

Craig Road, South of McFarlane Rd.- Water Main crossing, road Closed.
WSDOT
Eastern Region Intersection Signage and Striping Improvements- US 395/Burroughs-Dalton-Stripe repair. There may be some lane restrictions.

SPOKANE CITY
37th Avenue, Regal to Custer- Crews are working on completing landscaping, pouring sidewalks and driveways, and installing permanent signing. This project is scheduled for completion Saturday, November 26. In the meantime, 37th is closed from Freya to Custer. 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 water main.

Bridge Avenue and Monroe Street- 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 for our Cleaner River Faster Program.

Indiana Avenue from Dakota to Perry- This project will include 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- Phase 2A is an extension of Martin Luther King Jr. Way from Sherman to Erie Street.  This project will provide a route into and out of the downtown area along the south edge of the University District. These 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, will construct a section of the Ben Burr trail to provide pedestrian circulation.

Monroe and Lincoln Street, Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Paving will be ongoing and paving dates will flex depending on weather conditions. The next scheduled pave date is Wednesday, Nov. 16. There are four-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.

 Pettet Drive/TJ Meenach Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO 12) Project- Pettet Drive is closed to traffic. 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 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.

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