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The original item was published from 7/30/2021 4:41:51 PM to 8/6/2021 3:29:28 PM.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Road construction and maintenance update for July 30-August 6, 2021.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Bigelow Gulch Phase 3

Road Reconstruction (remove and replace), culverts, stormwater, guardrail and illumination system. Completed: August 31, 2021.

          Weile Av
e: from Thierman Rd to Bigelow Gulch Rd
          Motorists should expect lane restrictions (both directions, both lanes). Road is
          OPEN!
 
          Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Weile Ave to Argonne Rd
          Motorists should expect lane restrictions (both directions, both lanes). Road is
          OPEN!
 
Chattaroy CTB
Crews are pulverizing the existing pavement and using Portland cement Type 2, spreading and mixing and other work. Completed: August 31, 2021.
          From US2 to Elk-Chattaroy/Hardesty Intersection – Fully CLOSED on July 19,            2021 (local traffic only).
          Motorists should expect delays. Flaggers and a pilot car may be present. Please
          slow-down in the work zone.
 
Forker Road Culvert Replacement - 1/2 mile South of SR206
*****Road is Closed*** Detour in Place

Frideger Road Bridge Replacement
The road is CLOSED while the existing bridge is being removed for the construction of a new structure over Little Spokane River. The project includes the removal of the existing roadway and widening with the construction of the new roadway. Completed: October 31, 2021.
          Frideger Rd: from Bridge #4902 Over Little Spokane River to Bridge #4902
          over Little Spokane River – Road is CLOSED – Bridge OUT!

          Flaggers may be present (both directions, all lanes): Detour route in place on
          Bridges Road, Madison Road and Frideger Road.
 
Guardrail Safety Project
Crews are installing new guardrails at the locations below. Completed: August 31, 2021.

          Old SR-195 Hwy
: from Bridge #3112 Over Pine Creek & BNSF to County Pit
          #13-22

          Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). This is not the EXACT location. Project
          is from Mile Post 2.2 to Mile Post 3.1

          Williams Lake Rd
: from Mullinix Rd to Weisman Rd
          
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). This is not the EXACT location. Project
          area is Mile Post .90 to 1.72.

          Valley Chapel Rd
: from Palouse Hy to Bridge Over Stevens Creek
          Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes): This is not the EXACT location. Project
          is from Mile Post .25 to Mile Post .90

          Cheney-Plaza Rd
: from Rock Lake Rd to Pine Grove Rd
          
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). This is not the EXACT location. Project
          location is Mile Post 10.4 to Mile Post 12.5.

PRIVATE CONTRACTOR WORK BY PERMIT

 
Build Riser on Pole
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is building a two-inch riser on Pole No. 157253 and tap off road phase (A Phase) fused 12T and push 600-feet of 1CN15 through a two-inch conduit. Completed: August 6, 2021.
          Idaho Rd: from Rowan Av to BNSF Crossing #65241
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both directions and all lanes.

Installation of Gas Service
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is bringing gas from the south side of 32nd Avenue north to service customer. Completed: August 6, 2021.
          32nd Av: from Spokane Valley City Limits to Spokane Valley City Limits
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both direction and all lanes.
 
Installation of Gas Service
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is installing gas service west of McDonald on the north side of Wellesley. Completed: August 6, 2021.
          Wellesley Av: from Upriver Dr to Spokane Valley City Limits
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both directions and all lanes.

Morrison Ranch Phase 2 – ROAD CLOSED
Red Diamond Construction (509-990-5426) crew is realigning south Barker Road at 32nd Avenue. The project includes grading and paving. Completed: August 13, 2021.
          32nd Av: from Barker Rd to Saltese Lake Rd
          Road Closed: ROAD CLOSED EAST SALTESE LAKE RD. AT 32ND AND S.
          BARKER RD. APPROX. 1500' EAST OF INTERSECTION.
 
Needham Hill at West Terrace – ROAD CLOSED
Ground Tek Excavation (509-334-9757) crew is doing misc. work in the right-of-way. The project includes asphalt paving and grading, fire hydrant, and excavation. The site is located on south Hayford Road from 7700 to 8000 to the south of west Richland. Completed: August 12, 2021.
          Hayford Rd: from Richland Rd to Melville Rd
          Road Closed: HAYFORD ROAD CLOSURE AT RICHLAND DETOURS IN PLACE:
          WESTBOW TO AERO RD & MELVILLE TO THOMAS MALLEN.

Pole Replacement on Wall Street
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is replacing a pole and the anchors behind the sidewalk. Dates: August 3-6, 2021.
          Wall St: from Benton Dr to Barnes Rd
          Northbound right lane CLOSED and sidewalk CLOSED.

Remove Pole and Strand of Wire
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is removing a pole and strand of wire over Five Mile Road just north of Bob Olson Lane. Dates: August 2-6, 2021.
          Five Mile Rd: from Bob Olson Ln to Rogers Rd
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both directions and all lanes.

Replace Two Existing Poles
Avista (800-227-9187) crew is replacing 2 existing poles behind the sidewalk along Wall Street just north of Cascade Way. Dates: August 3-6, 2021.
          Wall St: from Cascade Wy to Carolina Wy
          Northbound right lane CLOSED and sidewalk CLOSED.
 
Replace Asphalt Refuge Area with Concrete
Five Star Concrete (509-226-1189) crew is replacing the old asphalt refuge area with concrete and new cast-in-place ADA truncated domes on Hawthorne Road just west of Wellen Lane. Completed: August 4, 2021.
         
          Whitworth Dr
: from Ivanhoe St to Hawthorne Rd
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both directions and all lanes.

          Hawthorne Rd: from Wellen Ln to Whitworth Dr Extension
          Motorists should watch for flaggers in both directions and all lanes.
 
Sewer Tap and Water Main
Hattenburg Excavating (509) 263-5231 is installing a sewer tap and water main south of Regina Avenue on the east side of Whitworth Drive at 11508 N. Whitworth Dr. The project includes a 20’x30’ asphalt cut. Completed: August 3, 2021.
          Whitworth Drive: from Regina Ave to Elcliff Dr
          Road CLOSED: Closed on Whitworth Dr from Regina to Elcliff. 
 
ROAD MAINTENANCE
(Road maintenance projects are subject to change due to weather conditions and other road maintenance priorities)

Asphalt Overlay - Various Roads in Spokane County

Overlay is a paving method of applying a new layer of asphalt to a deteriorating surface. Dates: August 2-12, 2021.
 
          Bradshaw Rd: from Starr Rd to Fairfield City Limits           
          Motorists should expect delays in both directions and all lanes. Be prepared to stop            and watch for flaggers and pilot cars.

          Elk-Chattaroy Rd
: from Nelson Rd to Elk-Camden Rd
          Motorists should expect delays in both directions and all lanes. Be prepared to stop            and watch for flaggers and pilot cars.

Chip Seal - Various Roads in Spokane County

Chip Seal is the application of a special protective wearing surface to an existing pavement. Dates vary (see below).
 
          Dates: August 2-5, 2021.

          Whitworth Dr
: from US-395 to Hawthorne Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Watch for flaggers and
          pilot cars.

          Parksmith Dr
: from Hawthorne Rd to Stoneman Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Watch for flaggers and
          pilot cars.

          Completed: August 31, 2021.

 
          West Newman Lake Dr: from Muzzy Rd to Starr Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Watch for flaggers and
          pilot cars.
 
          Whitworth Dr: from US-395 to Hawthorne Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to Stop!
          Watch for flaggers and pilot cars.
 
          Westmoreland Rd: from US-2 (Newport Hy) to Cedar Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to stop and
          watch for flaggers-pilot cars.
 
          Hawthorne Rd: from Market St to Parksmith Dr
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to stop and
          watch for flaggers-pilot cars.
 
          Strong Rd: from Spokane City Limits to Spokane City Limits   
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to stop and
          watch for flaggers-pilot cars.

          Temple Rd
: from Norman Rd to Forker Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to Stop and
          watch for flaggers-pilot cars.

Crack Sealing on West Newman Lake Drive from Starr Rd to Muzzy Rd.

West Newman Lake Rd from Starr Rd to Muzzy Rd. Completed: August 12, 2021.
          West Newman Lake Dr: from Starr Rd to Muzzy Rd
          There will be lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes): Crack Sealing on West
          Newman Lake Drive from Starr Rd to Muzzy Rd. Expect lane restrictions & flaggers.
 
Euclid Rd Bridge Closure
Euclid Rd Bridge is closed and a detour is in place. Replacing the bridge is the responsibility of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.
          Euclid Rd: from Bridge #1508 Over BNSF to Lyons Rd
          Road Closed – Euclid Rd Bridge Closed
 
Pavement Removal & Replacement (PR&R)
Crews will remove deteriorated sections of asphalt down to base rock and rebuild that section and repave. Dates: August 2-5, 2021.
 
          St Michaels Rd: from Lincoln Rd to End Pavement/Start Gravel
          Motorists should expect delays in both directions and all lanes.

          Spotted Rd
: from Montgomery Rd to Stevens County Line
          Motorists should expect delays in both directions and all lanes.

Fog Sealing on Big Meadows Rd from Elk-Chattaroy Rd to Day Mt. Spokane Rd.

Fog Sealing on Big Meadows Rd from Elk-Chattaroy Rd to Day Mt. Spokane Rd. Expect delays, pilot cars & flaggers. Completed: August 31, 2021.
         
          Big Meadows Rd
: from Elk-Chattaroy Rd to Day-Mt Spokane Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes). Slow-down in the work
          zone, follow pilot cars and watch for flaggers.  
 
          Day-Mt Spokane Rd: from Sands Rd to Big Meadows Rd
          Motorists should expect delays (both directions, all lanes): Be prepared to stop and
          watch for pilot cars and flaggers.
 
Weed Spraying Staley Rd
Crews are spraying weeds along the right-of-way. Completed: September 16, 2021.
          Staley Rd: from Denison Rd to US-395
          Flaggers may be present (both directions, all lanes): Watch for crews along the 
          right-of-way.

Spokane County crews are repairing potholes and sweeping as the weather permits. For more information, go to: www.spokanecounty.org/publicworks  
 
For the Travel Impacts Map, go to: 
http://www.spokanecounty.org/3828/Weekly-Travel-Impacts-Map

The mission of Spokane County Public Works is to provide our citizens and the traveling public with safe and maintained roads, bridges and stormwater facilities through efficient and quality Operations, Construction, Engineering and Planning services.

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