Delays at Nevada St. From North Foothills Drive to Broad Ave. - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Be Prepared For Delays at Nevada St. From North Foothills Drive to Broad Ave.

TRAFFIC ALERT:

NEVADA STREET FROM NORTH FOOTHILLS DRIVE TO BROAD AVENUE IS SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, JUNE 21

The project to rehabilitate Nevada St. from N. Foothills Dr. to Broad Ave. is set to begin on Monday, June 21. Nevada St. will be closed to traffic from N. Foothills Dr. to Providence Ave. Motorists will be detoured to Crestline or Division streets to Empire Ave. Bridgeport Ave. will remain open. The project will include a full depth curb-to-curb rehabilitation.  Sewer services will be upgraded and ADA curb ramps will be added as necessary.   

The $2.1 million project is funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and City of Spokane Wastewater Department.

ADDISON AND STANDARD STREETS FROM FRANCIS AVENUE TO COLTON STREET SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, JUNE 21

The project will rehabilitate Addison and Standard streets from Francis Avenue to Colton Street and Beacon Avenue from Dakota Street to Nevada Street.  The project includes upgrading stormwater drains and installing ADA curb ramps. The streets will be closed to traffic. Motorists will be detoured to Francis Ave., Magnesium Rd., Division St., and Nevada St. Local access will be maintained.   

The $1.7 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and City of Spokane Wastewater Department.

FREYA STREET BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES PLANNED

Finish work on the traffic barrier on the new Freya Street Bridge is scheduled for the week of June 21.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for most of the week.   Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., while northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The work is weather dependent and could be postponed due to rain.

WELLESLEY AVENUE FROM MAPLE TO DIVISION STREETS
The project to rehabilitate Wellesley Ave. from Maple to Division streets is progressing. The project includes installing a new signal at Monroe St. and Wellesley Ave. and installing ADA curb ramps at the intersections. Wellesley Ave. is closed to through traffic during construction. Alternate routes are at Garland and Rowan avenues. Access is maintained at Wall and Monroe streets.

The $1.9 million project is funded by the 10-Year Street Bond.

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. Traffic is detoured at 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.

FIVE MILE ROAD FROM AUSTIN TO LINCOLN ROADS
The project is progressing. Five Mile Rd. from Austin Rd. to Cochran St. remains closed with local access only. Motorists are detoured to Austin Rd. to Quamish Dr. and then onto Cascade Way and back to Five Mile Rd.  Work began in May 2009 on Five Mile Rd. from Austin to Lincoln roads to widen and rebuild the street to 44 feet including curbs and a continuous sidewalk on the west side, a 5-ft. bike lane north and shared-use bike lane south on Five Mile Rd. from Austin to Lincoln roads. Additionally, from Stratton Ave. to Lincoln Rd., trees, sewer and water lines, grass swales, a two-way left turn lane were installed, and a truck climbing lane was added from Austin Rd. to Stratton Ave. Five Mile Rd. from Austin Rd. to Alberta St. has two northbound lanes and one southbound lane. Five Mile Rd. from Alberta St. to Lincoln Rd. has one lane in each direction with a center turn lane.

The $6.1 million project is being funded by state and federal sources, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Stimulus, and Mitigation and Real Estate Excise Taxes. 

BROADWAY AVENUE FROM OAK TO ELM STREETS SURGE
The project to install planters for stormwater treatment and pervious pavement on Broadway Ave. from Elm to Oak streets is progressing. The street is closed to motorists. Traffic is detoured to College Ave.

The $422,000 project is being funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Stimulus and the City of Spokane Wastewater Department.

HAVANA STREET OVERPASS
The project to construct an overpass over the railroad viaduct on Havana St. north of Broadway Ave. is progressing. The bridge will have 4 traffic lanes; the outside traffic lane will be a shared bike lane.  Sidewalks will be added on each side. Traffic is detoured to Fancher Rd.

The $7.9 million project is funded by the Washington State Freight Mobility Board, State Transportation Improvement Board, federal sources, Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad, STA, and the City of Spokane.

THURSTON AVENUE FROM ARTHUR TO CRESTLINE STREETS The project to rehabilitate Thurston Ave. from Arthur to Crestline streets is progressing. The project will rehabilitate Thurston Ave. from Arthur to Crestline streets and surrounding residential streets including: Crestline St. from Thurston to 39th avenues; Helena, Hogan and Madelia streets from 42nd to Thurston avenues; Napa St. from 44th to 37th avenues; Perry Street from 45th to Thurston avenues; and Pittsburg St. from 44th to 37th avenues. Additionally, sewer upgrades and ADA curb ramps will be installed, where necessary. Detour for Perry St. is 29th Ave. from Perry St. to Grand Blvd.; Grand Blvd. from 29th Ave. to High Dr./43rd Ave.; High Dr./43rd Ave. from Grand Blvd. to Hatch Rd.; and Hatch Rd. from 43rd Ave. to Perry St. The remaining streets are closed to traffic with local access maintained.

The $1.5 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond and Wastewater Department.

NELSON STREET FROM MISSION TO MARSHALL AVENUES
The project is progressing to rehabilitate Nelson St. from Marshall to Mission avenues and surrounding residential streets including: Indiana Ave. from Lacey to Regal streets; Marshall Ave. from Nelson to Regal streets; Nora Ave. from Lacey to Regal streets; S. Riverton Ave. from Lacey St. to Ermina Ave.; Regal St. from Mission to S. Riverton avenues; S. Crescent Ave. from Lacey to Regal streets. The project will also install ADA curb ramps where necessary. The streets are closed to traffic, with local access maintained.

 The $1.2 million project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond.

 A Street from Francis Avenue to Beacon Avenue and surrounding streets
The project will rehabilitate A St. from Francis to Beacon avenues and the following residential streets: Audubon St. from Holyoke Ave. to Indian Trail Rd.; Beacon Ave. from Audubon to Alberta streets; Holyoke Ave. from Indian Trail Rd. to Lindeke St.; Houston Ave. from Holyoke to Lindeke streets; and Lindeke St. from Francis to Beacon avenues. The streets are closed to thru traffic with local access only.

 The $754,000 project is being funded by the 10-Year Street Bond.

Traffic Obstructions AND LANE CLOSURES

  • Motorists will encounter closures and obstructions while crews work on the County Sewer Project. The following streets will be closed:

o       Myrtle St. from Fourth to Third avenues.

o       Myrtle St. from Second to Sprague avenues – local access will be maintained.

o       Sprague Ave. near its intersection with Myrtle St. will be closed. The detour will be at Havana and Freya streets. Local access will be maintained for the businesses in the area.

  • City of Spokane Street Department crews will be:

§               Repairing Buckeye Ave. from Post to Division streets. Motorists can expect lane closures and parking restrictions while crews are working.

§               Crack sealing Boone Ave. from Maple to Monroe streets and Cedar St. from 21st to 12th avenues. Motorists can expect lane closures and parking restrictions while crews are working.

 RESIDENTIAL STREET SWEEPING
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. The second round of street sweeping will begin this week. 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:   Pettit Dr./Maxwell Ave. to Bridge Ave. and Evergreen Rd. to Monroe St.
Monroe St. to Ash St. and Wellesley Ave. to Francis Ave.

                        Lincoln Rd. to Francis Ave. and Ash St. to A St.

                        Northeast:    Greene St. to N. Crescent St. and Mission Ave. to N. Crescent St.
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 JUNE 21

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

 

Water Service Repairs:    

  • 7811 S. Blackberry St.
  • 524 W. 22nd Ave.
  • 1616 W. Second Ave.
  • 2723 E. 55th Ave.
  • 3703 E. First Ave.

 

Hydrant Repairs:

  • Cora Ave. & Lincoln St.
  • Trent Ave. & Springfield Ave.
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