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  TX & Construction

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Inland Northwest Construction Update

Last Update:  November 18, 2019






North Side & North Region


*    TUESDAY ONLY - Day Mt Spkn Rd will be closed at the Newport Hwy from 8p Tuesday - 5a Wednesday (SC)

*    UPDATE - Euclid is expected to reopen this Tuesday east of Market.  This will be followed by a three year closure of Wellesley btwn Market and Freya beginning Weds, Nov 20.  This is part of the new construction of the NSC freeway project (ST 12/2022)

*    UPDATE - Work on the 5-Mile Rd btwn Lincoln and Strong Rd is expected to wrap up by Thanksgiving (CY)

*    Utility work continues on Deer Park Milan btwn Riverside and Missile Site Rd - Watch for flaggers, and expect delays!  (SC)

*    Sidewalk work will continue to result in lane restrictions on Driscol Blvd btwn Wellesley and Bismarck (CY)

*    Work will continue as the weather permits on Bigelow Gulch btwn Forker and Argonne with the biggest impact being reduced speed limits and periodic lane restrictions.  A reminder that  until further notice, NO COMMERCIAL TRUCK TRAFFIC will be allowed on Bigelow btwn Argonne and Forker, or on Forker btwn Progress and  Pleasant Prairie (SC)   


West Plains & West Region



*    Infrastructure road work remains active on SR 902 on both sides of I-90.  THE SPEED LIMIT ON I-90 IS STILL REDUCED TO 60 MPH near the SR 902 work zone (ST 2020)  Intermittent lane closures will continue on I-90  as follows:  Monday, Nov. 18 to Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m.

*    EMERGENCY CLOSURES continue on the Euclid RR bridge west of Hayford due to safety concerts.  Currently, there is no timeline as to when repair work will be completed  (SC)     


Downtown Spokane & Surrounding Surface Streets  


*   UPDATE - The Sprague Ave closures just east of downtown btwn Scott and Grant that have been active much of the summer are expected to wrap up by the end of November (CY)

*    In a separate project on Sprague east of downtown, STA continues to work on a couple of bus stop improvements near both Helena and Napa.  During periods of work, Sprague Ave will be reduced to one lane in each direction (CY)

*    Intermittent lane closures will continue on Spkn Falls Blvd, Post, Monroe, and Main in downtown due to a CSO projects (CY)

*    EMERGENCY CLOSURES continue on the Post St Bridge due to safety issues.  Construction on a new bridge won't begin until next spring (CY)


South Hill & South Region  


*    No reports of any major construction impacts  


Valley and City of Spokane Valley  


*    EMERGENCY CLOSURES continue in the west valley with Altamont remaining closed near Main at the RR overpass due to damage caused by a semi that hit the bridge.  At this time, there is no ETA for a reopening (CY)         


North Idaho  


*    Long term traffic revisions will remain in place through the winter on Hwy 53 btwn Ramsey & US 95 as crews construct a new bridge overpass (ITD 9/2021)





(Key: ST=State Project * SC=Spkn County * CY=City of Spkn * SV= City of Spkn Valley * ITD= ID Dept of Trans)