Information on local projects is below. You can find more info on our Spokane Regional Road Construction Map, including project costs, dates, and detour routes. Zoom into your neighborhood or commute route to see projects that could slow you down, then click on them for details.
US 2/Spokane Sidewalk Work- Be alert for lane restrictions from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. weeknights on Division and Ruby between Olive Street and Euclid.
I-90/Division Street to Altamont Street- Repair bridge joints and bridge approach concrete slabs. Eastbound I-90 is reduced to two lanes from Monroe Street to Altamont street. The Altamont eastbound off-ramp is closed until June 23rd. The eastbound Maple/Walnut Street On-ramp is closed with motorists directed along 4th Ave. to the Monroe Street On-ramp to enter the eastbound freeway. Eastbound drivers should expect slow traffic, congestion, and delays, especially during commute hours and should seek alternate routes.
I-90 Eastbound/Liberty Lake Interchange- Be alert for congestion and delays at the I-90 eastbound on and off ramps, Appleway, and Liberty Lake Road intersection. Work hours are 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
NSC-US 395/Freya Structures- Construct two mainline freeway bridges over Freya Street. Be alert for occasional traffic control at the Freya roundabouts.
NSC-US 395/Spokane River to Francis- Work includes curb & sidewalk work on city streets that are immediately adjacent to the North Spokane Corridor right of way. Drainage work is also included. Market Street may be reduced to one lane in each direction between Fairview and Bridgeport. Also lane restrictions on Market near Columbia Ave.
US 395/Little Spokane River Bridge Joint Replacement- Traffic will be reduced to one lane each direction for this work and remain one-lane for 13 days while crews work to repair the expansion joint on the north end of the old bridge. The Southbound lane will be reduced to 13 feet wide and northbound is reduced to 19 feet wide. Expect slow traffic, congestion and possible delays, especially during commute periods.
37th Avenue, Regal Street to Custer Street- 37th Avenue is closed between Freya Street and Ray Street; both of the intersections remain open. This work is to reconstruct the road, include pavement replacement, curbs, sidewalk, bike lanes, stormwater piping, and a water main. ADA Ramp Project Citywide- Work is underway in the Wellesley and Assembly area and 37th Avenue and Lindeke. Bridge Avenue and Monroe Street CSO Work- Summit Blvd./Bridge Ave. is closed to traffic. Lincoln has one northbound lane open. Lincoln southbound is closed at Broadway. This project will construct a Combined Sewer Overflow Tank (CSO) tank and piping. Downtown Bicycle Network Phase III- Phase 3 of the Downtown Bike Network has begun. Lane restrictions and limited parking at Sprague and Riverside from Bernard to Maple and 1st Avenue from Walnut to Bernard.
Division Street Gateway Project, 3rd Avenue to Spokane Falls Boulevard- Phase 1 of construction includes lane closures along the east curb lines from 3rd to 1st Avenue on both Division and Browne Street. This phase of construction is near completion. Phase 2 has started. This phase includes lane closures along the west curb lines from 3rd Avenue to Sprague Avenue on both Division and Browne Street. This project includes electrical conduit replacement, stormwater updates, asphalt patching, curb and sidewalk replacement and landscaping. Bridge Work: – Bridge Crews continue working on the Maple Street Bridge. Lane restrictions are in effect and drivers should expect delays. – Cleaning and inspection crews will be working the Greene, Freya and Freya Way Bridges. Lane restriction will be in effect and drivers should expect delays. – There will be concrete work downtown on Wall and Riverside in conjunction with the utility cut crews in preparation for Hoopfest. – In addition, possible guardrail work on the Ash/Maple “S” curves.
Street Maintenance Grind and Overlay Work- Work on the Thor/Freya corridor has wrapped up with the exception of the intersections which will be paved at a later date. Crews are working on Freya from Upriver Drive to Fredrick Street. Grinding will continue on Freya from Fredrick northbound. Friday, June 9 crews will be repairing a utility cut on Freya and 21st Avenue/Congress. Following the repair there will be a thin overlay of Freya from 21st to 16th Avenue northbound travel lane. There will be detours and flaggers at all locations when needed.
Liberty Park Combined Sewer Overflow Tank 33-1- Work continues with traffic impacts on 5th Ave. from Arthur to Perry and Denver and Celesta. This work is to construct a two million gallon Combined Sewer Overflow Tank that is part of the “It’s all about the River” program.
Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Phase 2A Sherman to Erie Street– This is a continuation of the Riverside Extension Phase 1 project. This project will eliminate several safety issues and increases capacity into and out of the downtown area. Improvements include a new asphalt pavement street, utility infrastructure, storm drainage improvements, street lighting, street trees, and re-vegetation with native species. In lieu of sidewalks, the project proposes to construct a section of the Ben Burr trail to provide pedestrian circulation.
Monroe and Lincoln Street, Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue- Top lift paving is scheduled for mid-summer. Avista is working on the east lane of Lincoln Street from 2nd Avenue to Sprague Avenue at approximately 15 separate locations. This is a full depth roadway replacement and full depth replacement between curbs on Lincoln Street and Monroe Street; Main Avenue from Monroe Street to Lincoln Street; and Monroe Street from Spokane Falls Boulevard to Main Avenue. Some minor curbing and ADA curb ramps will be installed where necessary.
Spokane Falls Boulevard Combined Sewer Overflow Tank (CSO 26) Project- Significant downtown traffic changes on Spokane Falls Boulevard and Lincoln Street to accommodate construction of a 2.2 million-gallon concrete CSO tank across from the Downtown Library.
- Spokane Falls Boulevard from Lincoln to Monroe is closed to traffic.
- Lincoln Street from Spokane Falls Boulevard to Main is reopened with traffic now redirected southbound. Lincoln serves as the detour route for traffic coming from the River Park Square garage and Spokane Falls Boulevard for this phase of the project which is expected to be completed mid-2018. Lincoln has two lanes of traffic, and drivers will be required to go east or west at Main Avenue.
Installation of the bypass retaining wall on the hill side begins Monday, June 12.
Sprague Avenue, Helena Street to Stone Street– Work on Phase I of this project, Sprague Avenue between Altamont to Napa is expected to complete in mid-July. In an effort to accelerate the completion of this project Phase II of construction has begun. Phase II of this project spans Sprague Avenue just west of Napa to just west of Helena. Sprague Avenue from Altamont Street to just west of Helena is closed. Work for this project includes a full street reconstruction, partial sidewalk replacement, bumpouts, landscaping, pedestrian lighting, and utility replacement.
Upriver Drive Combined Sewer Overflow Tank, CSO 41- Upriver Drive is now open from west of Freya to east of Rebecca. Rebecca remains closed to from Upriver Drive to south of Ermina for work on the CSO Tank. A detour is in place for the Centennial Trail.
Adams Street Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) 24 Project- Phase 2 construction is underway, including drilling and installing vertical elements in advance of constructing shoring walls. Phase 3 is also underway, including installation of a new watermain in Riverside, and deep sewer piping in Riverside and Sprague. The waterline work was completed early this week and today crews are paving westbound Riverside. Crews will continue installing the deep sewer pipe into Sprague Ave. throughout this week and over the course of the next few months.Here’s how this work affects traffic and parking in the area:
- Adams Street between 1st and Sprague Avenue is reduced to one lane on the east side of the road. There will be no on street parking. Local access is provided for the KHQ parking and garage entrances only.
- 1st Avenue is reduced to one lane eastbound in the furthest south lane. There is no on street parking from Cedar to just short of Jefferson Street. Local access is maintained for the parking lots.
- Starting today, Sprague Avenue will be closed to all westbound traffic. Local access only will be provided for adjacent parking lots and KHQ’s parking garage. Eastbound traffic is permitted on Sprague Ave from Adams to Jefferson (within the restricted area similar to Phase 1) for local residents and KHQ employees only. No on street parking is permitted from Jefferson to Cedar Street, with the exception of those currently available.
- Starting today, westbound Riverside will reopen to traffic and serve as the detour route for the Sprague Ave. closure.
- Eastbound Riverside will remain closed from Cedar to Jefferson Street. Local access and parking is permitted via westbound Riverside. This project will construct a 2.4 million gallon Combined Sewer Overflow Tank (CSO) tank and the necessary piping for our Cleaner River Faster Program.
- It’s all about our river which is our City’s best asset. This project is part of the City’s efforts to get to a Cleaner River Faster.
Monroe Street Improvements, Francis to Greta- Removing/abandoning existing drainage structures, installing catch basins, pipe, sidewalk, curb, reconstructing a traffic signal, asphalt grind, repair, repave. Monroe is closed from Francis to Greta.
Country Homes Boulevard, Cedar Road to Excell Drive- Lane and shoulder closures.
Hayford Force Main Replacement- Replace city sewer from 400 feet West of Hallett/ Westbow intersection to 650 east of Hallett/Westbow intersection. Replace approximately 950-feet of 8-inch PVC forcemain with 8-inch ductile iron pipe. Hallett Road is closed from Westbow Road to West End.
Ritchey Road Bridge, area of Bannock Avenue to US-2– Removal of the existing bridge and replace with new structure. Road closed.
Monroe Street Swales, Country Homes Blvd. to Cedar & Excel- Repair and repave asphalt and install curb, sidewalk, catch basins, drywells and sewer pipe. Projects starts on Monroe at Wall with work on the shoulders. Work on Country Homes at Cedar starts sometime this week.
Market Street, Houston to Lincoln– Installing curb, sidewalk, ramps, catch basins, drywells, swales, sewer pipe, repair and replace asphalt. Lane restrictions and closures, expect delays.
Appleway Trail, Pines to Evergreen– Pedestrian trail construction. Possible single lane closures for both northbound and southbound directions on Pines Rd. Possible shoulder closures for northbound and southbound directions on McDonald Rd. McDonald may be narrowed to one lane road during working hours.
Buckeye Ave. between McMillan and the City Limits- Road/sewer project. Road closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Euclid Ave. between Flora Rd. and Barker Rd.- Road/sewer project. Full road closure through early July.
Flora Rd. between Euclid Ave. (West) and Euclid Ave. (East)- Road/sewer project.Full road closure between Euclid Ave. (West) and Euclid Ave. (East).
Mission Ave. between Pines Rd. and McDonald Rd.- Street preservation project. Traffic reduced to one lane each direction.
Skipworth Rd. between 23rd Ave. and 27th Ave. New waterline installation. Full road closure.