The City of Spokane has just been notified they’ve been selected for $1.5 million of funding for their Market Street Pedestrian project! That money will come from Washington State Department of Transportation’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety program.
The entire project involves replacing sidewalks along 13 blocks of Market, adding lighting, street trees, bulb outs (traffic-calming devices that narrow the street by widening the curb and sidewalk), and other ammenities. That $1.5 million will be spent specifically on six blocks of the work between Queen and Columbia.
Construction starts on the project within the next six weeks.