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

Road Construction and Maintenance

August 30-September 6, 2019

  
SPOKANE COUNTY, August 30, 2019 – Road construction and maintenance continues throughout the county. Public Works will be closed on Monday, September 2nd in observance of the annual Labor Day holiday.


CONSTRUCTION

Aero-Westbow Roundabout
Road is Open, Still under construction- Watch for equipment, flaggers, possible delays.
     Aero Rd: from Westbow Rd to Westbow Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Intersection is open as a stop   controlled roundabout. Completion: 9/3/19

Bigelow Gulch 4 – Phase 4
Clearing and grubbing, adding culverts, guardrail and pavement. Road Open on the South alignment. Watch for flaggers, be prepared to stop. In the next few weeks traffic will be switch to the North alignment. Completion: 9/30/19

     Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Argonne Rd to Evergreen Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): REDUCED SPEED LIMIT  35mph. OPEN to traffic. There are weight restrictions of 16,000 pounds.

     Lehman Rd: from Bigelow Gulch Rd to Bigelow Gulch Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Road is open, watch for flaggers, be prepared to stop.

     Walnut St: from Bigelow Gulch Rd to Bigelow Gulch Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Road is open, watch for flaggers, be prepared to stop.

Elk Chattaroy Bridge & Approach---***** BRIDGE OPEN*****
Rehabilitation of the concrete deck by hydro-demolishing the existing slab, replacing the top reinforcing steel. The asphalt approaches will be raised to match the new deck elevation. Completion: 10/31/19

     Elk-Camden Rd: from Elk-Chattaroy Rd to Elk-Chattaroy Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): BRIDGE IS OPEN- No restrictions.
 
Euclid Rd Bridge Closure*****BRIDGE CLOSED*****
Euclid Rd Bridge Closure – After finding two critical failures in the substructure, Spokane County Public Works closed access to the bridge which is owned by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Any repairs or replacement is the railroad’s responsibility. For more information, call (206) 625-6232.
 
     Euclid Rd: from Bridge #1508 Over BNSF to Lyons Rd
     Road Closed: Euclid Rd Bridge Closure

Geiger Boulevard - Hayford Road to Soda Road Project
Improvement of Geiger Road, Roadway excavation, Curb, Drywells, Signing, Signals. Completion: 10/31/19

     Hayford Rd: from 53rd Av to Geiger Bv
     Road Closed: Road closed to through traffic from Geiger to 53rd. Detour Geiger, Thomas Mallen and Electric.

     Geiger Bv: from Thomas Mallen Rd to Soda Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Watch for closure in September

Mead Mt. Spokane Sewer - Phase 2
Sewer Work in the area where Market and Yokes/ Pre-Project/Private Utility work underway. Completion: 11/29/19

     Market St: from SR-206 (Mt Spokane Park Dr) to SR-206 (Mt Spokane Park Dr)
     Road Closed: Road will be closed on 8/26 will reopen on 9/19- Detours in Place.

Mead-Mt. Spokane Sewer
Moody, Ferrall, Freya Intersection will be CLOSED for sewer work. Local Access Only. Completion 11/29/19

     Freya St: from Moody Rd to Day-Mt Spokane Rd
     Road Closed: Closed for Sewer Local Access Only

     Ferrall St: from Lane Park Rd to Lane Park Rd
     Road Closed: Closed for sewer work. Local Access only.

     Moody Rd: from Freya St to US-2 (Newport Hy)
     Road Closed: Closed for sewer work. Local access only.

NHS Grind and Inlay. -County Homes (Cedar to Wall) and Hawthorne (Nevada to Parksmith). Adding ADA Ramps, partial pavement grind and removal. Paving & Striping. Completion: 10/31/19

     Country Homes Bv: from Wall St to Cedar Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Roads are open, work is complete

     Hawthorne Rd: from Parksmith Dr to Spokane City Limits
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Roads are open, work is complete

PRIVATE CONTRACTOR WORK BY PERMIT

53rd & Freya Road Rehabiliation
Road is closed. Paving the week of 8/26 Should open the following week

CLOSE BIGELOW GULCH AT PALMER RD TO WORK ON OVERHEAD TRANSFORMERS ON 9/10/19
CLOSE EAST BOUND LANE OF TO ONE LANE BIGELOW GULCH AT PALMER RD TO WORK ON OVERHEAD TRANSFORMERS ON 9/10/19. Completion: 9/11/19

     Bigelow Gulch Rd: from Palmer Rd to Spokane City Limits
     Lane Restrictions (Both Directions, All Lanes): CLOSE EAST BOUND LANES OF TO     ONE LANE EACH DIRECTION OF BIGELOW GULCH AT PALMER RD TO WORK ON OVERHEAD TRANSFORMERS ON 9/10/19. FLAGGERS PRESENT

GEIGER ROAD RIGHT OF WAY IMPROVEMENTS
GEIGER ROAD RIGHT OF WAY IMPROVEMENTS - CLOSE GEIGER BLVD FROM HAYFORD TO THOMAS MALLEN. Completion: 11/29/19

     Geiger Bv: from Hayford Rd to Thomas Mallen Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): GEIGER ROAD RIGHT OF   WAY IMPROVEMENTS - Open to traffic with work still going on in the area. Watch for flaggers, might be delays.

INSTALL COUNTY SEWER - LITTLE SPOKANE DRIVE SEWER EXTENSION & INVERTED SIPHON
ROAD OPEN, watch for flaggers. Completion: 11/30/19

     Little Spokane Dr: from Little Spokane Ln to Shady Slope Rd
     Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): ROAD OPEN.

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

Pothole repairs, sweeping and grading, as conditions permit, throughout Spokane County.

Hazard Road Closure due to washouts
Hazard Rd closed due to washouts. Area to remain closed until repaired. Completion: 9/26/19

     Hazard Rd: from Dartford Dr to Rivilla Ln
     Road Closed: Hazard Rd closed due to washouts

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