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Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter, MPA
Public Works Information and Outreach Manager
Office: 509-477-7195
mwheatleybilleter@spokanecounty.org

Traffic Restrictions and Possible Delays

August 24-31, 2018

  
SPOKANE COUNTY, August 24, 2018 – While work continues on the Bigelow Gulch-Forker  Road Interchange - the good news is that Forker Hill will reopen soon. Motorists are reminded that Forker Road, from Progress to Pleasant Prairie will remain closed through Tuesday - then reopen to traffic on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.


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CONSTRUCTION
 
Argonne Road
Replacement of culverts, guardrail, signage and paving. Road is open. Project not complete more work in the future.
Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600
 
Argonne Rd: from Stoneman Rd to Bigelow Gulch Rd
Lane Restrictions (Both Directions, All Lanes): Argonne Road- majority of work complete,
intermittent shoulder closures for clean-up and guardrail.
07/09/2018 - 10/31/2018
 
Bigelow Gulch 5A
Improvement of the Bigelow Gulch Corridor connecting Forker Road to Progress Road via a new alignment north of the existing intersection (Forker & Progress)
Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600
 
Progress Rd: from Forker Rd to Spokane Valley City Limits
No Truck Traffic (Both Directions, All Lanes): Construction beginning on the next Phase of Bigelow Gulch. Work will be adjacent to Forker and Progress Road. Look for trucks entering roadway
05/29/2018 - 12/31/2018
 
Forker Rd: from Jacobs Rd to Progress Rd
No Truck Traffic (Both Directions, All Lanes): *** Forker Road will be CLOSED from
Progress to Brevier** Local access only. Detour in Place
05/29/2018 - 12/31/2018
 
Bigelow Gulch/Forker Intersection
Impacts to Bigelow Gulch from Palmer to Forker due to construction activities for the
reconstruction of the intersection.
Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600
 
PRIVATE CONTRACTOR WORK BY PERMIT
 
Bigelow Gulch Rd : from Palmer Rd to Weile Av
Delay (Both Directions, All Lanes): TRUCKS ENTERING ROADWAY-Temporary Signal, be prepared to stop between the hours of 6am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Signal will flash yellow after hours.
02/12/2018 - 10/31/2018
 
Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Forker Rd to Forker Rd
Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): TRUCKS ENTERING ROADWAY. Please use caution and watch for trucks.
02/12/2018 - 10/31/2018
 
Forker Rd: from Jacobs Rd to Jacobs Rd
Lane Restrictions (Both Directions, All Lanes): Lane restrictions. Reduced to one lane.
Flaggers may be present. Be prepared to stop.
02/12/2018 - 10/31/2018
 
Forker Rd: from Pleasant Prairie Rd to Progress Rd
No Truck Traffic (Both Directions, All Lanes): **Forker Road will be CLOSED from Progress to Brevier. Local access only. Detours in place.
02/12/2018 - 05/31/2018
 
Monroe Road Bridge
Remove and Replace Bridge Over Dragoon Creek
Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600
 
Monroe Rd: from Bridge #2803 Over Dragoon Creek to Bridge #2803 Over Dragoon
Creek
Road Closed: ROAD CLOSED
05/14/2018 - 10/31/2018
 
Palouse Highway Sidewalk Project
Improvement of the Palouse Hwy and Sidewalks to include excavation, storm sewer, sidewalk, curb ramps and plantings.
Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600
 
Palouse Hy: from 57th Av to 61st Av
Lane Restrictions (Both Directions, All Lanes): Please watch for Flaggers, there will be delays.
08/14/2018 - 11/30/2018
 
Palouse Hy: from 55th Av to 57th Av
Lane Restrictions (Both Directions, All Lanes): Please watch for flaggers, there will be delays
08/14/2018 - 11/30/2018
 
PROJECT ROSE UTILITY EXTENSION
CLOSE GEIGER BLVD TO INSTALL CITY SEWER & WATER TO PROJECT ROSE SITE ON GEIGER BLVD FROM HAYFORD RD TO THOMAS MALLEN RD 8/20/18 - 9/12/18 (3.5 weeks) Piersol Construction
 
Geiger Bv: from Hayford Rd to Thomas Mallen Rd
Road Closed: CLOSE GEIGER BLVD TO INSTALL CITY SEWER & WATER TO
PROJECT ROSE SITE ON GEIGER BLVD FROM HAYFORD RD TO THOMAS MALLEN RD 8/20/18 - 9/12/18 (3.5 weeks)
08/20/2018 - 09/15/2018
 
MAINTENANCE
(Road maintenance projects are subject to change due to weather conditions and other road maintenance priorities)
 
Asphalt Overlay
Crews will be placing asphalt patches on Bigelow Gulch between Argonne Rd & Forker Rd. An overlay on Betz Rd, Christensen Rd & Old Trails Rd. flaggers will be present, expect short delays.
Spokane County Public Works: Maintenance: (509) 477-3600
 
Asphalt Overlay Patch
Repairing potholes County-wide, this dependent on weather conditions.
Spokane County Public Works-Maintenance: (509) 477-3600
 
Grading
Grading operations are weather dependent. We are currently in a Burn Ban and cannot grade. If we get sufficient rain, roads will be graded.
Spokane County Public Works-Maintenance: (509) 477-3600 

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