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Posted on: September 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Road construction and maintenance update for September 15-22, 2023.





Bigelow Gulch Mitigation
Improvement of the Bigelow Gulch Road Offsite Mitigation site located along Minnie Creek near Fish Lake Regional Park by clearing and grubbing, temporary irrigation, grading, planting and other work. Estimated completion date: September 30, 2023.


Bigelow Gulch Project # 2- Francis Ave & Havana -Weile Ave and Bradley Ave
Improvement of Bigelow Gulch Road from the Urban Boundary to Weile by reconstructing the road to a wider section on a new alignment by clearing and grubbing, roadway excavation, embankment compaction, culvert pipe, cement, illumination & traffic control. Estimated completion date: September 2025.


Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Weile Av to Palmer Rd
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes): Lane closures, watch for flaggers.


Weile Av: from Bigelow Gulch Rd to Bradley Rd

Brooks Road Reconstruction
Improvement of Brooks Road by reconstruction and widening by clearing and grubbing, roadway excavation, embankment compaction, cement spreading, crushed surfacing, hot mix asphalt, contractor designed underground structure, beam guardrail and other work. Estimated completion date: September 22, 2023.

Brooks Rd: from Medical Lake City Limits to Thorpe Rd           
Road CLOSED! No traffic is allowed through from railroad tracks just north of city limits to Hallett to allow replacement of the drainage structure just north of the tracks. 


Columbia Dr-Girard to Northwood
This contract provides for the improvement of Columbia Drive – N Girard Lane to N Northwood Drive. The project includes constructing ADA ramp retrofits, median island construction, HMA grinding and paving, pavement markings, project temporary traffic control and other work. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023.

Columbia Dr: from Northwood Dr to Girard Ln
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). Watch for flaggers.

Euclid Road Bridge No. 1508 
Removing and constructing new bridge and road approaches; including asphalt pavement, signing, striping, erosion control, filter drain, installing beam guardrail, and miscellaneous structures. Estimated completion date: November 15, 2023.

Euclid Rd: from Bridge #1508 over Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks to Lyons Rd. Road CLOSED: Bridge is CLOSED. Use Detour.

Lincoln Road and Sewer
Project includes improvements to Lincoln Road from Market Street to Crestline Street by replacement of the entire roadway, widening vehicle travel lanes, the addition of stormwater management infrastructure, and moving pedestrians to new locations. 
https://www.spokanecounty.org/5214/Lincoln-Road-and-Sewer. Estimated completion date: September 29, 2023. 

Lincoln Rd: from Market St to Crestline St
Road CLOSED! Lincoln road is CLOSED with local access for businesses and residents. Watch for workers and equipment. There will be times and locations where the road will impassable!

Otis Orchards Elementary School SRTS Project
This project provides for the improvement of Wellesley Ave (from Milepost 2.11 at Arden Rd. to Milepost 2.46 at Lynden Rd.) by constructing curb extensions, marked crosswalk (includes illumination), school speed zone flashing beacons and signage, and ADA curb ramps. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023 


Wellesley Av: from Arden Rd to Lynden Rd
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). Slow down in work zone and watch for crews.


Permit # EN-23-1000 Liberty Lake Sewer and Water Replacement – Project No. 30221.047.03 & 30221.047.04
Contact: Evergreen Excavating – (208) 899-3941. Misc. work in the Spokane County right-of-way. Includes fire hydrant, road crossings, water main, and sewer main connections. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023

Melkapsi St: from Liberty Dr to Wright Bv
Road CLOSED: Road closures along Liberty Drive, Wright, Melkapsi, Taft and Mitchell.

Permit Number EN-23-1055 for SIA Transmission Line Crossing 

Contact: Halme Construction – (509) 721-1238. Project includes curb and gutter, sidewalk, asphalt paving, UG electric, tree trimming/removal, and an asphalt cut on Westbow Blvd. Estimated completion date: October 4, 2023.

Westbow Blvd: from Spotted Rd to Dowdy Rd
Road CLOSED! Road closure on W. Westbow Blvd. Signs and barricades will be placed along Geiger Blvd, Electric Ave. and Westbow Blvd. 



Crews in all four road districts are patching potholes, spraying weeds and sweeping where needed. Grading is dependent on weather and road conditions.




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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