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Posted on: October 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Road construction and maintenance update for Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2023.

SPOKANE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS                          


October 30 to November 3, 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 30, 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.


Geiger Blvd CLOSED through Thursday, November 2, 2023
Contact: City of Spokane – (509) 755-2489. Geiger Blvd. is CLOSED for a watermain transmission project that includes excavation. A signed detour is in place, utilizing Grove, Hallet, Westbow, Aero, Hayford and Electric for the main detour. Project dates: October 30-November 2, 2023.

Geiger Blvd: from Electric to Pilot Drive
Road CLOSED (Both Directions, All Lanes): Slow down and follow detour signs.

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 #EN-23-1055 – Water Line – Westbow Blvd. CLOSED from Spotted to Cheatham SIA Contact: Halme Construction – (509) 721-1238. Transmission line crossing under I-90 (City Project #2018107) – Sub-Contractors: Five Star Concrete, Shamrock Paving, Power City Electric, Bartlett Tree Experts and Proline Concrete Cutting. Estimated completion date: November 10, 2023. 

Westbow Bv: from Spotted Rd to Thorpe Rd

Permit #EN-23-1415 Gas Main Replacement
Contact: Avista Utilities Gas Department – (509) 435-2285. Gas leak repair project on E. Upriver at Argonne. Project replaces approximately 150’ of two-inch AA Main with new PE Main and ties over three services to new main. Estimated completion date: October 30, 2023.

Upriver Drive: from Argonne Rd to Wellesley Ave.
Road CLOSED. Eastbound road closure on Upriver. Detour on Wellesley. between Chronicle Rd and Carnahan Rd.


Permit #EN-23-1377 Installation of Water Sampling Station
Contact: Whitworth Water District – (509) 466-0550. Utility tap work on Gleneden at E. Glencrest Dr. intersection. Estimated completion date: November 1, 2023.

Gleneden Drive: from Glencrest Drive to Timberwood Cl
Road CLOSED. Full closure on Gleneden between E. Timberwood Cir. And Glencrest Dr. on November 1, 2023.


Repair Railroad Crossing
Contact: Spangle and Palouse Railway – (509) 342-9986. Project includes removal of David Rd Crossing, pulling the grade crossing planks, replace the roadbed ties underneath and replace existing wood crossing planks. Estimated completion date: October 31, 2023. 

Davis Rd: from Old SR 195 Hwy to BNSF Crossing #23211
Road CLOSED: David closed for crossing repairs. 




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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