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First street bond project complete

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Albert and Cochran Streets will reopen tomorrow. You can join Spokane Mayor Mary Verner at a celebration Friday, June 19, to recognize the completion of the first 10-Year Street Bond project in 2009.

The celebration will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Shadle Park Presbyterian Church parking lot, 5508 N. Alberta St. 

Work on Alberta and Cochran streets, a $3.8 million project funded by the 10-Year Street Bond, began in April and wrapped up today, approximately one month early. The project rehabilitated Alberta and Cochran streets from Northwest Boulevard to Francis Avenue and installing concrete intersections at Garland and Wellesley avenues and ADA-approved curb ramps, where necessary.

The other Street Bond projects that will be constructed in 2009 include:

  • Francis Avenue and Nevada Street intersection;
  • Southeast Boulevard from Perry Street to 29th Avenue;
  • 37th Avenue from Perry to Regal streets;
  • Market Street from Garland to Francis avenues;
  • Lincoln Street from 17th to 29th avenues;
  • Buckeye and Grace Avenues Water Transmission Main project located off of Grace Avenue near Ruby Street ending near the Spokane River;
  • Altamont Boulevard residential project around Ninth and 11th avenues;
  • Montgomery Avenue residential project near Hamilton Street; and
  • Number Local Improvement Districts (LIDs) that pave dirt streets in the City.

About the 10-Year Street Bond

Approved by voters on November 2, 2004, with an overwhelming 61.3% "yes" vote, this $117 million bond is funding the repair of 110 miles of deteriorating streets throughout the City of Spokane.

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