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Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter, MPA
Public Works Information and Outreach Manager
Office: 509-477-7195
[email protected]

Traffic Restrictions and Delays

October 12-19, 2018

  
SPOKANE COUNTY, October 12, 2018 – The Project Spotlight for this update is Forker Road from Jacobs/Progress to Brevier. The road will be closed this weekend, October 13-14. A detour map is available at www.spokanecounty.org/publicworks. The road will reopen on Monday, October 15th for SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC. Please slow down and watch for flaggers!

CONSTRUCTION

2018 Pavement Removal & Replacement
Removing existing pavement, & replacing the pavement and other work as needed (Regal Phase 1, Whitworth Phase 2, Liberty Phase 3). Spokane County Public Works: Construction: (509) 477-3600.

Regal Rd: from 57th Av to 57th Av
Road Closed: Road will be closed all week for adjustment and grinding. Local access only,
09/12/2018 - 10/31/2018.

Whitworth Dr: from Hawthorne Rd to Wall St
Road Closed: Paving Tues & Wed. Detours in place, 09/12/2018 - 10/31/2018.

Whitworth Dr: from US-395 to Hawthorne Rd
Road Closed: Road closed Striping on Monday Road will open after striping is completed,
09/12/2018 - 10/31/2018.

Liberty Dr: from Melkapsi St to Tum Tum Dr
Delay (Both Directions, All Lanes): Be prepared to Stop. Flaggers may be present, 09/12/2018 - 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.
 
Forker Rd from Jacobs/Progress to Brevier Rd - CLOSED
Forker is closed the weekend of 10/13-14/2018. Detour map available at www.spokanecounty.org/publicworks. Road reopens Monday 10/15 for single lane traffic-watch for flaggers! 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): Road is open. Work will start adjacent to Forker, allow extra time, expect delays. Flagging one lane traffic. Be prepared to stop,
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.

Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Forker Rd to Forker Rd
Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Drivers are now on the temporary alignment. Speed limit is 25mph from Evergreen to Progress, slow down, use caution and watch for workers adjacent to roadway. TRUCKS ENTERING ROADWAY-Please use caution and watch for trucks, 02/12/2018 - 10/31/2018.

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, 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. Local access only, 08/14/2018 - 11/30/2018,

Palouse Hy: from 55th Av to 57th Av
Road Closed: Road is closed for city water. City of Spokane plans on re-opening it 11/19
08/14/2018 - 11/30/2018.

PRIVATE CONTRACTOR WORK BY PERMIT

CLOSE LANE IN ROUNDABOUT WITH FLAGGERS
CLOSE LANE IN MILL RD / WAIKIK ROUNDABOUT WITH FLAGGERS DURING THE WEEK OF 10/8/18 TO HANG NEW TRANSFORMER, AVISTA.

Mill Rd: from Waikiki Rd to Waikiki Rd
Lane Closed (Both Directions, All Lanes): CLOSE LANE IN MILL RD / WAIKIK ROUNDABOUT WITH FLAGGERS DURING THE WEEK OF 10/8/18 TO HANG NEW TRANSFORMER
10/08/2018 - 10/13/2018.
 
INSTALL COUNTY SEWER - LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE SEWER EXTENSION & INVERTED SIPHON
INSTALL COUNTY SEWER IN LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE FROM LITTLE SPOKANE LANE TO SHADY SLOPE RD - LITTLE SPOKANE DR WILL BE CLOSED WITHIN THE PROJECT LIMITS UNTIL THE END OF NOVEMBER 2018, HALME CONSTRUCTION.
 
Little Spokane Drive: from Little Spokane Lane to Shady Slope Road
Road Closed: STARTING 10/30/18 THROUGH 11/30/18 TO INSTALL COUNTY SEWER IN LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE FROM LITTLE SPOKANE LANE TO SHADY SLOPE RD - LITTLE SPOKANE DR WILL BE CLOSED AT SHADY SLOPE RD UNTIL THE END OF NOVEMBER 2018
10/030/2018 - 11/30/2018.
 
Shady Slope Road: for sewer crossing at Little Spokane Drive
Road Closed: STARTING 10/30/18 THROUGH 11/30/18 TO INSTALL COUNTY SEWER FROM LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE ACROSS SHADY SLOPE RD NEAR THE LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE Y
10/30/2018 - 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 10/1/18 - 10/15/18. PEIRSOL 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), 10/01/2018 - 10/15/2018.

MAINTENANCE
(Road maintenance projects are subject to change due to weather conditions and other road maintenance priorities)

Asphalt Patch
Repairing potholes County-wide, this dependent on weather conditions. Spokane County Public Works-Maintenance: (509) 477-3600.

Culvert/Drywell cleanout
Crews will be cleaning culverts & drywells as part of Stormwater maintenance. Spokane County Public Works: Maintenance: (509) 477-3600.

Grading
Grading operations are dependent upon weather, If we get sufficient rain graders will doing roadways. Spokane County Public Works-Maintenance: (509) 477-3600.

Grading roads as conditions permit.
03/29/2018 - 10/26/2018

Spot paving
Crews will be paving road sections on Bigelow Gulch. Spokane County Public Works: Maintenance: (509) 477-3600.

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