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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 Projects

September 6-13, 2019

  
SPOKANE COUNTY, September 6, 2019 – Road construction and maintenance projects continue throughout Spokane County. Motorists should watch for flaggers and anticipate possible delays.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION
 
Aero-Westbow
Adding a roundabout. The road is open, but still some construction occurring. Watch for equipment, flaggers, possible delays. Completed: 10/31/19
 
   Aero Rd: from Westbow Rd to Westbow Rd
   Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): Intersection is open as a stop    controlled roundabout, until illumination is operational.
 
Bigelow Gulch Phase 4
Clearing and grubbing, adding culverts, guardrail and pavement. The road is open on the south alignment. Watch for flaggers and be prepared to stop. In the next few weeks traffic will be switched to the north alignment. Completed: 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 and 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 and 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. Completed 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. Completed 10/31/19
 
   Hayford Rd: from 53rd Av to Geiger Bv
   Road Closed: Road closed to through traffic from Geiger to 53rd starting 8/5/19. 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
 
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
 
Mead Mt. Spokane Sewer Project - Phase 2
Sewer Work in the area where Market and Yokes/ Pre-Project/Private Utility work underway. Completed 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 6/25 for sewer work. Local Access Only. Completed 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.
 
PRIVATE CONTRACTOR WORK BY PERMIT
 
NHS Grind and Inlay. -County Homes (Cedar to Wall) and Hawthorne (Nevada to
Parksmith) Adding ADA Ramps, partial pavement grind and removal. Paving & Striping. Completed 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
 
BNSF Rail work
Overpass work. BNSF (Specialty Asphalt). Completed 9/23/19
 
   Woolard Rd: from Bridge #3790 BNSF Overpass to Bridge #3790 BNSF Overpass
   Road Closed: Road closed at BNSF overpass. Use Colbert Rd for detour.
 
CLOSE BIGELOW GULCH AT PALMER RD TO WORK ON OVERHEAD
TRANSFORMERS ON 9/10/19. Completed 9/11/19
CLOSE EAST BOUND LANE OF TO ONE LANE BIGELOW GULCH AT PALMER RD TO WORK ON OVERHEAD TRANSFORMERS ON 9/10/19
 
   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. Completed 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. Completed 11/30/19
 
   Little Spokane Dr: from Little Spokane Ln to Shady Slope Rd
   Flaggers May Be Present (Both Directions, All Lanes): ROAD OPEN
 
   Installing a Water Main
   Mayfair from Farwell to Hastings - CLOSED until 9/14/19
 
   Mayfair Rd: from Hastings Rd to Hastings Rd
   Road Closed: ROAD CLOSED
 
   Farwell Rd: from Hastings Rd to Hastings Rd
   Road Closed: ROAD CLOSED FOR WATER MAIN INSTALL
 
   Tie into Water/Sewer (utilities)
   STARR ROAD between Kildea and Rowan is CLOSED TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY (9/10-11/19), traffic detoured to Canal St.
 
MAINTENANCE
(Road maintenance projects are subject to change due to weather conditions and other road maintenance priorities)
 
Asphalt overlay
Asphalt Overlay on Dunn Rd & Oregon Rd. Expect delays, flaggers and pilot vehicles to assist motoring vehicles through project
 
Pot hole repair, road grading and street sweeping underway throughout Spokane County.

Spokane County Public Works: Maintenance: (509) 477-3600.

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