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Inland Northwest Construction Update

Updated Monday * May 20, 2019







North Side & North Region


*    NEW - Some much needed paving work will get underway this week on both Maple and Ash btwn Rowan and Country Homes Blvd.  Crews will work both day and night, and will keep lanes open during peak traffic times (CY)

*    Pavement and bridge deck repair work will be active by day on the Newport Hwy btwn Colbert Rd and Westwood Rd with moving lane closures and possible reduced speed limits around work zones (ST)

*    Construction work will keep Little Spokane Dr. closed to through traffic btwn Little Spkn Ln and Shady Slope (SC)

*    A sewer and water project will continue to keep restrictions in place on Euclid btwn Market and Ralph (CY)

*    Work continues on the Bigelow Gulch and Forker project.  Watch for reduced speeds, lane restrictions and even intermittent closures on Bigelow Gulch between Argonne and Evergreen in the weeks ahead.  * 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



*    Road work continues on Hwy 2 btwn Hayford and Deer Hts Rd which includes construction of a new round-a-bout at Deer Hts Rd.  Much of the major work will be conducted during the overnight hours between 7pm and 6am (ST 6/15) 

*    Paving work continues on Hwy 2 btwn Reardan and Espanola Rd.  Crews are working their way east from the Reardan area.  (ST)



City of Spokane & Surrounding Surface Streets  


*    NEW - Paving and repair work will begin on Tuesday on the Maple/Walnut corridor this week btwn 4th and 9th (CY)

*    NEW - The Post St Bridge will be closed indefinitely due to safety issues.  Construction on a new bridge won't begin until next spring (CY)

*    HIGH IMPACT - Construction work on Hamilton btwn Trent and Boone is down to one lane in each direction due to utility work and paving.  Be prepared for significant delays at times (CY)

*    Paving work continues on Sprague Ave btwn Scott and Helena (CY) 

*    The 2nd Phase of the Spokane Falls CSO project now has Lincoln closed btwn Main and Spkn Falls Blvd.  (CY)

*    An ongoing storm water project will continue to result in lane restrictions on 2nd  & 3rd Avenues btwn Arthur & Perry, and closures on Arthur btwn 2nd and 3rd as well.  (CY)

*    HIGH IMPACT - The SB Hamilton to WB I-90 on-ramp remains closed as work continues on the bridge deck repair.  Detours are similar to last year, and are expected to remain in place until at least early summer  (ST 6/1)

*    Construction work still has Sunset Blvd btwn F St and Royal down to one lane in each direction (CY)   


South Hill & South Region  


*   Intersection improvement work continues during the weekdays on US 195 near Thorpe (ST) 

*   UPDATE - Watch for paving work again this week on US 195 btwn Smyth and Paradise, and also btwn SR 271 and Plaza.  NIGHTTIME CLOSURES will be in place at the SR 271/US 195 interchange for paving work through June 7th  (ST)   

*   Round-a-bout construction work continues at Glenrose and Carnahan.  In addition, crews are working on Glenrose btwn Carnahan and 21st  (SC 9/30)      



Valley and City of Spokane Valley  


*   Major construction work continues on Argonne btwn Mission and Valleyway.  Work will be ongoing both day and night and will include complete lane and intersection closures.  Anticipate significant delays!  (SV 6/10) 

*    Utility and sidewalk work will continue at times on Trent btwn Hamilton and Mission (ST)     


North Idaho


*    Intermittent overnight work continues on I-90 at the Spokane river bridge near the state line (ITD)

*    Several other projects continue on I-90 in North Idaho btwn the state line and CD'A.  Watch for reduced speeds and lane modifications, especially  between the Huetter Rest Area and NW Blvd.  (ITD 6/30)   

*    Work on the Hwy 41 Bridge in Oldtown continues south of Hwy 2.  Watch for flaggers with alternating single lane  traffic by day  (ITD)




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