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I-90 - Viaduct & 3rd Avenue Bridge - Expansion Joints & Special Repairs

Countdown to Construction


May/June 2017

  • UPDATE: MAY 24, 2017-Construction schedule revised:  All lanes and ramps open on Memorial Day weekend from noon Friday.  Eastbound lane restrictions resume on Tuesday, May 30.  Eastbound Walnut on-ramp closure also begins May 30 and goes for about 10 days. Westbound work moved to mid-June start.
  • Spokane Freeway Fix Alternate Routes Use this info map to find alternate routes in and out of downtown Spokane.  also, consider transit and car pooling.
  • Eastbound I-90 is reduced to 2 through lanes. The eastbound Altamont off-ramp is closed 24/7 during construction.  The eastbound Altamont on ramp is closed during the afternoon commute, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Bridge expansion joints, concrete approach panels, and bridge deck surface will be repaired on eastbound and westbound Interstate 90 in and near downtown Spokane

Why is WSDOT repairing this highway?
Years of deterioration has resulted in damaged pavement and joints at several locations on I-90. The frequent temporary repairs causes a rough roadway.

The End Result
Smooth pavement at repair locations and eliminate need for frequent repairs.

Project Benefits

What is the project timeline?
This work starts on May 1 and should be completed by June 30, 2017.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 609048J, 609048K
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $1,271
CWA $920
Total $2,191

Project signage will reflect the cost of construction engineering, project bid award and sales tax.

  • Awarded to West Company, Inc. of Airway Heights, WA with a construction bid of $1,659,797
  • How can I get more information?
    Chad Simonson, Project Engineer
    WSDOT Eastern Region
    2714 N. Mayfair
    Spokane, WA  99207

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