Friday E-Traffic Alert - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Friday E-Traffic Alert

SPOKANE, Wash. - Lincoln street from 29th to 17th avenues set to begin Monday, March 29th. The project to rehabilitate Lincoln St. from 29th to 17th avenues, and install curb extensions with storm gardens that will drain the treated water into Cannon Hill Park pond, is set to begin on Monday, March 29. The street will be closed to motorists. The detour will be 14th Ave. to Cedar St./High Dr. or Bernard St. onto 29th Ave.  The $1.7 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Wastewater Department.

Communication link signals set to begin Monday, March 29th. The project to install fiber optic cable in conduits in the area of Ray and Freya streets to Sprague and Hartson avenues is set to begin. Motorists can expect lane closures in the area crews are working. The $72,000 project is being funded by the City of Spokane.

The project to replace the existing 10- and 12-inch PVC pipes with ductile iron pipes in Aubrey L. White Pkwy. from Rifle Club Rd. to the Bowl and Pitcher entrance to Riverside State Park is progressing. The road remains closed to all traffic, including bikes and pedestrians. Consider taking Nine Mile Rd. as an alternate route. Riverside State Park and the Bowl and Pitcher are open and can be accessed by Downriver Dr. just past the "Road Closed" sign. The $909,000 project is being funded by the City of Spokane Wastewater Dept.

44th avenue & Regal street signal: The project to install a traffic signal at 44th Ave. and Regal St. is progressing and will be paved as soon as the weather warms up. Until then, lane closures and obstructions are in place, so motorists should anticipate delays and consider taking an alternate route. The $265,000 project is being funded by State Environmental Policy Act Impact Fees and the City of Spokane.

The Freya St. Bridge project is progressing. Freya St. remains closed from Trent to Alki avenues.  Motorists are detoured around the closure to Broadway Ave., Fancher Rd., and Trent Ave. Freya St. is open to local traffic, allowing access to businesses along the project. The bridge is being replaced and is expected to reopen this summer. This project will replace the two side-by-side bridges with a single structure going over the railroad lines just north of Broadway Ave. The $7 million project is being funded by Bridge Replacement Money, the Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board, 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 is progressing. North St. is closed with local access only, and Clarke St. will have one lane closed to traffic. Flaggers are in place. The $242,000 project is funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Local Improvement District.

 Traffic Obstructions and lane closures:

  • Crack sealing Third Ave. from Maple to Division streets.
  • Sweeping arterials.
  • Grading dirt streets.
  • Repairing potholes. Call 625-7733 to report a pothole; please include the location and approximate size of the hole.  

 City water crews have scheduled the following work for the coming week. Street obstructions are possible.

  • 1517 E. Rosewood Ave.
  • 5123 N. Cannon St.
  • 2224 E. Sanson Ave.
  • 4517 W. Elderberry Ave.
  • 4203 N. Jefferson St.
  • 1718 W. 18th Ave.
  • 818 W. 19th Ave.
  • 824 W. 19th Ave.
  • 514 W. Second Ave.
  • 157 S. Howard St.

 

      Hydrant Repairs:

  • Perry St. & Dalke Ave.
  • Standard St. & Longfellow Ave.
  • Altamont St. & 48th Ave.
  • Alberta St. & Lacrosse Ave.
  • Francis Ave. & Royal Dr.
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