Traffic delays for next week
Decatur AVENUE from Freya Street to Julia Street SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, APRIL 5
The project to pave and install curbs and sidewalks of Decatur Ave. from Freya to Julia streets; and Julia St. from Dalke to Francis avenues is set to begin Monday, April 5. The streets will be closed to thru traffic with local access only.
The $540,000 project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Local Improvement District (LID).
LINCOLN STREET FROM 29th to 17th AVENUES
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 progressing. The street is 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
The project to install fiber optic cable in conduits in the area of Ray and Freya streets to Sprague and Hartson avenues is progressing. Motorists can expect lane closures in the area crews are working.
The $72,000 project is being funded by the City of Spokane.
Northwest Terrace Force SEWER Main
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 is expected to be paved mid-April. 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.
FREYA ST. BRIDGE
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.
BENNETT AVENUE FROM CLARKE AVENUE TO SPRUCE STREET
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
Wellesley Ave. from Driscoll Blvd. to Assembly St. will have lane closures until mid-April as Water Department crews work on water services.
City of Spokane Street Department crews will be:
- Crack sealing Third Ave. from Maple to Division streets.
- Grading dirt streets.
- Repairing potholes. Call 625-7733 to report a pothole; please include the location and approximate size of the hole.
RESIDENTIAL STREET SWEEPING SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, APRIL 5
Sweeping will be done between 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Residents are asked to move their vehicles from the street during sweeping. The schedule is available on the City's web site at www.spokanecity.org and will be updated weekly until the sweeping is complete in July. Citizens also can get updates by calling the City's street maintenance hotline at 456-2666. In the coming week, crews will sweep the areas bounded by these streets:
Northwest: Monroe St. to Ash St. and Wellesley Ave. to Francis Ave.
Northeast: Mission Ave. to Euclid Ave. and Ruby St. to Hamilton St.
South: Hartson Ave. to 29th Ave. and Crestline St. to Ray St./Thor St.
WATER WORK FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 5
City water crews have scheduled the following work for the coming week. Street obstructions are possible.
Water Service Repairs:
- 2119 W. Broadway Ave.
- 2132 W. Northwest Blvd.
- 5123 N. Cannon St.
- 2224 E. Sanson Ave.
- 818 W. 19th Ave.
- 824 W. 19th Ave.
- 1718 W. 18th Ave.
- Seventh Ave. & Montevilla St.
- Lincoln St. & 24th Ave.
- Perry St. & Dalke Ave.
- Standard St. & Longfellow Ave.
- Sprague Ave. & Madison St.
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