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  TX & Construction

               Major Inland Northwest Construction Projects 
                                                     Valid Beginning the Week of: May 3, 2021






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West Plains & West Region



*    Major construction work continues at the Geiger I-90 interchange which involves ramp modifications and THREE new round-a-bouts. Ramp modifications and detours are in place for access to and from I-90 on the Grove Rd side of the interchange (ST)    

*    Finish work on the new SR 902 bridge continues.  Watch for periodic restrictions on I-90 with some overnight closures possible at times.  Any overnight work will be most active btwn 9p and 5a..  Crews are also constructing a new WB off-ramp as well (ST)   

*    The next phase of the Geiger Rd utility project is underway with closures in place on Geiger btwn Flight Line Blvd and Soda Rd (CY)



North Side & North Region


*    NEW - Paving work will get underway this week on Rowan btwn Addison and Nevada (CY)

*    NEW - Road and utility work will be active on Bigelow Gulch btwn Argonne and Weile.  Flaggers may be present at times (CY)

*    UPDATE - Construction work on Hamilton north of Trent will continue this week with restrictions on Hamilton, and also at the intersections of both Indiana and North Foothills.  Additional signal work is planned at Hamilton and Mission with one NB lane on Hamilton closed along with one EB lane on Mission.  This part of the  project should wrap up by  May 24th (CY)

*    A long term closure remains in place on Wellesley btwn Market and Freya as crews work to build a new interchange for the NSC freeway project. In addition, the following streets are now permanently closed...  Bridgeport, Cleveland and Fairview btwn Ralph & Market along with Grace, Marietta, and Jackson btwn Ralph & Greene  (ST 12/2022) 


Downtown Spokane & Surrounding Surface Streets  


*    UPDATE - The next phase of the Sprague Ave improvement project is underway with Sprague closed to through traffic btwn Division and Grant.  In addition, work will intensify near Sprague and Division, with Division reduced to only one thru lane through May 14th  (CY)

*    The long-term closure on the Post St Bridge continues.  All vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic will continue to be detoured around the bridge through June, 2022 (CY)


South Hill & South Region  


*    No Major Active Projects   


Valley and City of Spokane Valley  


*    Construction work continues to keep Sprague Ave closed at Henry in the Greenacres for construction work.  Detours are in place (SV 5/28)

*    HIGH IMPACT - TWO major projects continue on Barker Rd... The first involves closures btwn Euclid and Buckeye as road widening and utility work continues.  This should wrap up in EARLY MAY.  The second major project involves building a RR overpass just south of Trent, and eventually adding a 2-lane round a bout at Trent and Barker.  Access to and from Barker AND Wellesley at Trent remains closed (SV 8/2022) 

*    Work continues to ramp up at the new Harvard Rd interchange in Liberty Lake.  Watch for daytime shoulder or lane restrictions on both Harvard and I-90, and possible intermittent overnight closures on I-90.  The speed limit on I-90 is also reduced to 60 mph (ST 10/31) 

*    A long term closure continues on Trent just east of Hamilton as crews rebuild the Trent Ave bridge.  This project will last through April, 2023 (ST)  


North Idaho  


*    NEW - Watch for work on EB I-90 btwn 4th and Sherman for tree and brush removal.  The right lane will be closed, and there will be reduced speed limits in the work areas.  This project should wrap up by May 14th (ITD) 

*    Construction work still has Hayden Ave closed to through traffic btwn Hwy 41 and Meyer (ITD 5/15)

*    Garwood is now closed until July just west of old US 95.  Work also  remains active on the new overpass project at US 95 and Garwood.  Access to and from US 95 at Garwood remains closed.  Drivers are detoured to the Hwy 53 interchange, which will continue through the duration of the project  (ITD 11/2021)

*    A major highway improvement project continues on Hwy 41 btwn Rathdrum and I-90, but much of the active work is still off the main roadway  (ITD)



Construction Travel Advisories  


*   WEST - Watch for paving operations on I-90 btwn Moses Lake and the Gorge, and there are several active maintenance projects ongoing btwn Vantage and North Bend         

*   EAST - Watch for short term projects on I-90 btwn CD'A to the Montana state line




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