City of Spokane Valley Road Construction Update - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

City of Spokane Valley Road Construction Update

Spokane Valley Traffic Alert for August 10 - August 16


24th Avenue/Vera Crest Drive

24th Avenue east of Sullivan to Vera Crest Drive, and Vera Crest Drive from 24th to 22nd is expected to remain closed through August 13th for reconstruction.  Signed detours reroute traffic around the area.


Appleway Avenue at Barker Road

Restricted to one lane in each direction as reconstruction continues through September. I-90/Sullivan and Sprague/Henry are suggested as alternative routes for eastbound and westbound through traffic.  For more information on this project, log onto www.spokanevalley.org
Barker Road Bridge over the Spokane River

Remains closed to all traffic through late 2009/early 2010 during construction of the new bridge.  Sullivan Road is suggested as an alternative route for those crossing the river. 


Centennial Trail at Barker Road Bridge

Remains closed between Flora Road and Barker Road during construction of the new Barker Road Bridge through late 2009/early 2010.  Signs are posted rerouting trail users around the construction area via Montgomery Avenue and Riverway Street.  Drivers along these roadways are asked to be particularly aware of pedestrians and cyclists in the area and use appropriate caution.


Spokane River at Barker Road Bridge

- remains open to river users during construction of new bridge except when safety conditions require full river closure.  River closures will be announced in advance and posted on buoys in the river.  River put-in and take-out on the north bank at Barker Road remains closed through late 2009/early 2010.  Alternatives for river access include the Centennial Trail access point at Flora and Montgomery and at Harvard Road Bridge over the Spokane River.


Mansfield Avenue between Pines and Wilbur

Closed to through traffic from 7:00am to 5:30pm Monday, August 11 through Thursday, August 14, and also from 7:00am to 3:30pm on Friday, August 15 for excavating and utility work.  Signs will direct traffic to use Montgomery and Wilbur for local access.  Brief delays may be expected.


Mission Avenue near Valley Mission Park

Summer speed limit of 20 mph is now in effect through Labor Day.  Please remember to slow down and use caution at parks and playgrounds throughout the city where children may be at play.

Pine Road at Mansfield

Reduced to one lane in each direction from 7:00am to 5:30pm Monday, August 11 through Thursday, August 14, and from 7:00am to 3:30pm on Friday, August 15 for utility and construction preparation work.  Expect delays.
Additional information on Spokane Valley street projects is available on our website at
http://www.spokanevalley.org/sub.aspx?id=203.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Dog missing after fatal Spokane Valley crash has been found

    Dog missing after fatal Spokane Valley crash has been found

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:19:32 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - UPDATE: Pamela called KHQ this morning to let us know her beloved dog Pearl has been found after our story aired Wednesday night. She tells us she's going to pick Pearl up from SCRAPS Thursday.

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - UPDATE: Pamela called KHQ this morning to let us know her beloved dog Pearl has been found after our story aired Wednesday night. She tells us she's going to pick Pearl up from SCRAPS Thursday.

    >>
  • Health advisory issued for Fernan Lake

    Health advisory issued for Fernan Lake

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:34 GMT
    Panhandle Health DistrictPanhandle Health District

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued a health advisory for Fernan Lake. PHD is urging the public to use caution when recreating in or near the water. Water quality monitoring confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae. Blue-green algal blooms have the potential to produce dangerous toxins in areas of the lake. 

    >>

    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued a health advisory for Fernan Lake. PHD is urging the public to use caution when recreating in or near the water. Water quality monitoring confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae. Blue-green algal blooms have the potential to produce dangerous toxins in areas of the lake. 

    >>
  • Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Hayden man arrested for hate crime following fight with youth pastor

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:33:15 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - On July 12, officers responded to a large fight at a Coeur d'Alene McDonald's. Court documents say a Hayden man was charged with battery and malicious harassment, which is considered a hate crime in Idaho, following an investigation by police.  When officers arrived on scene, the fight had broken up, but witnesses were interviewed at the scene.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/