– This Sunday, April 18, is the annual Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure run. City streets will be closed to accommodate the race. The start and finish area downtown on Spokane Falls Blvd. at Bernard St. as well as the Washington couplet will be closed at 8:30 a.m., with the remaining streets closing at 8:45 a.m.
The race begins at 9 a.m. and the streets should reopen around 10:30 a.m. The start area will begin in front of FedEx-Kinkos, located on Spokane Falls Blvd. and Bernard St. The course will head down Spokane Falls Blvd. and onto Riverside Ave. Then onto Cannon St. and around to Pacific Ave. onto Chestnut St. to Second Ave. and onto Elm St. in historic Browne’s Addition. A scenic loop will put you back onto Riverside Ave. to Lincoln St. and then onto Main St. The race will finish on Bernard St. in front of the Spokane Convention Center.
– The project to install a traffic signal at 44th Ave. and Regal St. is set to be complete and will reopen to traffic for the evening commute on Thursday, April 15.
The $265,000 project was funded by State Environmental Policy Act Impact Fees and the City of Spokane.
– The project to pave and install curbs and sidewalks on Bennett Ave. from Clarke Ave. to Spruce St.; and Spruce St. from Bennett to Clarke avenues will be complete by Friday, April 23. Motorists can expect closures and obstructions through tomorrow, Friday, April 16.
The $242,000 project was funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Local Improvement District.
– The project to install fiber optic cable in conduits in the area of Ray and Freya streets to Sprague and Hartson avenues is substantially complete.
The $72,000 project was funded by the City of Spokane.