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Posted on: October 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Road construction and maintenance update for October 13-20, 2023.


                                                            October 13-20, 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: October 31, 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

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.

Freya Street Preservation-NSC Roundabout to Market Street
This project includes improvements from Freya Street – NSC Roundabout to Market Street by constructing ADA ramp retrofits, HMA planing and paving, temporary pavement marking, project traffic control. Estimated completion date: November 30, 2024.

Market St: from Freya St to Magnesium Rd
Lane CLOSED (both directions, all lanes). Please slow down and watch for flaggers.

Greta to Whitworth Bike Route
Project includes improvements of Greta Ave, Howard St. Brita Ave, Washington St., Cascade Way, Washington Dr., Sierra Way, Weipert Dr., Country Homes Blvd., Whitehouse St., by adding signs, sharrows, a paved path, and crosswalks. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023.

Greta Av: from Howard St to Whitehouse St
Flaggers may be present (both directions, all lanes).

Whitehouse St : from Greta Av to Brita Av
Flaggers may be present (both directions, all lanes).

Nevada and Newport Flooding Mitigation
Remove/abandon failing stormwater structures and replace with 3 new drywells on Nevada St. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023.

Nevada St: from Hawthorne Rd to US-2 (Newport Hy)
Lane restrictions (both directions, all lanes). Motorists should expect some full lane closures.


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-23-1201 Sekani West
Contact: Lariviere Inc. – (208) 659-0176. Project for off-site utilities: water service and main, sewer service, main and repair on E Frederick Ave. Estimated completion date: October 25, 2023.

Frederick Av: from Chronicle Rd to Carnahan Rd
Road CLOSED. Road closure on E Frederick Ave between Chronicle Rd and Carnahan Rd.


Permit Number EN-23-0304 for Mead Works
Contact: Continental Contractors – (509) 724-3179. Project entails a water and sewer tie in at Melon Parkway and Farwell Road. Estimated completion date: October 27, 2023.

Farwell Rd: from US-2 (Newport Hy) to Shady Slope Rd
Road CLOSED. Mellon Parkway Road Closure & Farwell Eastbound.


Permit: EN-23-1241 Willow Rd
Contact: Wills Excavation – (509) 713-0321, Project includes grading for Willow short plat from Upriver Drive to E. Maringo Dr. There will be misc. work done in the county right-of-way: excavation, utilities, asphalt paving and grading, and frontage improvements. Estimated completion date: October 21, 2023. 

Willow Rd: from Maringo Dr to Upriver Dr
Road CLOSED: Road closure on Willow Road between Upriver to Maringo


Contact: Mead School District – (5090 465-7657. Marching Band Championships/Marching Band Competition at Union Stadium on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Freya St: from Farwell Rd to Hastings Av
Road CLOSED: Freya Street Road closure from E Farwell to Hastings
10/14/2023 7:00 a.m. - 10/14/2023 10:00 p.m.




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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