Gregoire, Murray to discuss North Spokane Corridor funding - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gregoire, Murray to discuss North Spokane Corridor funding

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Senator Patty Murray and Governor Christine Gregoire will be joining local officials and members of the community at 11 a.m. to discuss the impact of the major North Spokane Freeway project on local families, commuters, and economy.

Murray and Gregoire announced Wednesday that the North Spokane freeway project will receive $35 million under the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) Grant program that Senator Murray created in the Recovery Act.

When completed, the North Spokane Corridor will be a 60-mile per hour, limited access highway with a direct connection to I-90 just west of the existing Thor/Freya Interchange.

KHQ will carry the event live on KHQ.com beginning at 11 a.m.

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