Westbound Mission Avenue just west of Thierman – Reduced to
one lane Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, November 27 from 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. for utility work.
US195 and SR 27 Congestion- On Saturday, November 23,
expect congestion on US 195 and SR 27 between Spokane and
Pullman, plus SR 26 between Vantage and Colfax, as fans travel to and from the
WSU Cougar football game. Also on Saturday, November 23, expect congestion on Interstate 90 and SR 904 between Spokane and Cheney as
fans travel to and from the EWU Eagle football game.
Intersection Improvements- Traffic is running in the new winter configuration which has Market
Street as single lanes each direction through the Market/Francis
intersection on the west half of Market Street. Francis Avenue is
operating as single lanes each direction on the new bridge. No left turns are allowed at the intersection from
Market Street to Francis Avenue. In addition,
traffic on the east end of the project is running in the winter traffic
configuration as well at the Francis/Freya intersection. At and through
that intersection, westbound traffic is in a single
westbound lane. There are signs at the intersection to guide drivers
over into the designated lane, but drivers need to be alert.
to be alert for slow traffic entering the highway left lane from Cheney-Spokane
Road. The dedicated northbound acceleration lane has been removed. The
northbound left turn lane remains closed and signed for no left turns. US 195 northbound drivers must use Qualchan Road to access Cheney-Spokane
Road. The southbound off ramp to Cheney-Spokane Road is expected to open
to traffic on Friday, November 22. Signage will
soon be installed on northbound US 195 drivers to encourage drivers to use the
right lane to provide more traffic gaps for vehicles entering at Cheney-Spokane
Road. This temporary configuration will be in place during the winter
work suspension to provide for the mainline lanes and intersection access for
snow and ice clearing equipment.
CITY OF SPOKANE
Riverpark Square Westbound Lane Closure- Every Holiday season River Park Square closes one
westbound lane and provides flagging operation to allow vehicles to leave the
parking garage just west of Post Street. Below find this year’s schedule:
Friday, November 22, 2013 (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.) –
Friday, November 29, 2013 (2 p.m. – 8 p.m.) –
Saturday, November 30, 2013 (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
December 13, 2013 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
December 14, 2013 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
Friday, December 20, 2013 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
Saturday, December 21, 2013 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
Monday, December 23, 2013 (1 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.) –
Thursday, December 26, 2013 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
Greene Street Bridge Work- A project to increase the life of the Greene Street
Bridge over the Spokane River is under way. Anticipate
lane restrictions on the bridge and on Greene Street between South Riverton
Avenue and Upriver Drive. The work on the bridge will improve its load rating,
allowing larger trucks and loads to use the bridge. The project includes
installing fiber-reinforced polymer to the bridge deck and floor beams.
Monroe Street Lane Closure- North Monroe Street will
have a southbound lane closure at Bridge Avenue November 4 to 29, 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. for street work on the Kendall Yards development.
Centennial Trail Closure- Part of the Centennial Trail on the north side of the Spokane River from
Division Street east is closed until Nov. 29.
Pedestrians are re-routed north using the sidewalk along the eastside of
Division Street and through the Red Lion Hotel Property. The work will
remove and replace deck boards, fascia boards and pedestrian rails.
Liberty Street Construction- Construction to
rehabilitate Liberty Street from Oak Street to Ash Place and Ash Place from Liberty to
Dalton is underway. The road is closed.
Farwell Road Opening- Farwell Road from Market to the North Spokane Corridor, will be striped next Tuesday, Nov. 26, then it opens to traffic on Nov. 27.