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Al Gilson
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Spokane, WA 99207
509.324.6000

Eastern Region Construction Update & Travel Advisory

 Washington State Department of Transportation/Eastern Region
Traveler Advisory & Construction Update for June 22-July 2, 2017

Highway Construction and Maintenance scheduled projects

The following Washington State Department of Transportation projects may have traffic impacts in Spokane, Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Whitman and northeast Franklin counties during this period. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas and “Give ‘em a Brake” in construction zones. Please note: Many of these activities are subject to good weather conditions and schedules may change.

Note: WSDOT Maintenance crews have numerous, short-term projects at various locations on state highways. Please be alert at all times and watch for personnel and equipment. Projects are listed in highway number order

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SR 21/Lind to Odessa (MP 24-55)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln Location: MP 24-55
Description: Pavement patching.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 21/Wilbur to Keller Ferry (MP 92-106)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln Location: MP 92-106
Description: No work.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 21/North Fork Sanpoil River Bridge Washout (MP 143)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 143
Description: Open to traffic with a one-lane bridge. Drivers need to stop and wait for oncoming traffic to clear.
Work Schedule: Temporary bridge is complete. Loads restricted to legal width and weight.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 25/South of Fruitland to north of Kettle Falls (MP 44-84)
Highway: SR 25 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 34-84
Description: Pavement repair by WSDOT crews.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for alternating, single-lane traffic controlled by a flaggers at work locations. Possible short delays.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 25/Columbia River Bridge at Northport (MP 114)
Highway: SR 25 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 114
Description: Repair bridge corrosion issues.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR25/ColumbiaRiverBridge/
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for alternating, single-lane traffic controlled by a temporary signal or flaggers. Expect delays. Full bridge closures are scheduled for June 22 & 27, beginning at 7 p.m. until as late as 5:30 a.m. the following morning.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 26/Laurel Road to Washtucna (MP 114)
Highway: SR 26 Region: Eastern County: Adams Location: MP 62-83
Description: No work.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single lane, alternating traffic at work locations.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 28/Lamona to Davenport (MP 103-131)
Highway: SR 28 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln Location: MP 103-131
Description: Crack sealing between Harrington and Davenport in prep for upcoming chip seal.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 31/Tiger Junction to Metaline Falls (MP 0-14)
Highway: SR 31 Region: Eastern County: Pend Oreille Location: MP 0-14
Description: Crack-sealing and shoulder work in prep for upcoming chip seal.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90/Sprague Lake to Fishtrap (Adams County Line to Spokane County Line-MP 239-255)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln Location: MP 239-255
Description: Asphalt re-surfacing.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/adamscolinetospokaneline/
Work Schedule: Westbound bridges at the SR 23 interchange (MP 245) and Brown Rd (MP 249) will be reduced to one lane with possible slow traffic. The westbound Fishtrap on and off ramp will be closed for test section paving on Monday and Tuesday, June 27-28 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, rough roadway advisories will remain in place. Motorcyclists must use extreme caution.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90/Division Street to Altamont Street (MP 281-282)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 281-282
Description: Bridge joint repairs.
Project Website: http://www.spokanefreewayfix.net/
Work Schedule: Eastbound I-90 work is complete. No westbound work until after July 4.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90 Eastbound/Liberty Lake Interchange (MP 295)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 295
Description: Liberty Lake Road restoration
Project Website: http://www.libertylakewa.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=203
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for congestion and delays at the I-90 eastbound on and off ramps, Appleway, and Liberty Lake Road intersection. Work hours are 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Contact: City of Liberty Lake, 509-755-6700

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SR 174/Grant County Line to Wilbur (MP 23-40)
Highway: SR 174 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln Location: MP 0-14
Description: Crack-sealing in preparation for the upcoming chip-seal.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 270/US 195 to Vicinity of Forest Way (MP 0-4)
Highway: SR 270 Region: Eastern County: Whitman Location: MP 0-4
Description: Sidewalk improvements and asphalt paving
Work Schedule: Sidewalk work in multiple locations. Pedestrians need to be especially alert for sidewalk detour route signs and sidewalk closure signage. On Davis Way, grinding and asphalt paving on weekdays now through June 30. On Grand, grinding starts Wednesday, June 28. Drivers should expect delays with flaggers directing single lane, alternating traffic.
Website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR270/us195tobishoppave/
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 271/Oakesdale to Rosalia (MP 0-9)
Highway: SR 271 Region: Eastern County: Whitman Location: MP 0-9
Description: No work.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 272/Colfax to Idaho Border (MP 0-19)
Highway: SR 272 Region: Eastern County: Whitman Location: MP 0-19
Description: Railroad crossing grinding and pre-level paving, pavement repair.
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 291/Suncrest to SR 231 (MP 14-33)
Highway: SR 291 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 14-33
Description: Pavement sealing.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Work Schedule: Drivers should be alert for flaggers and or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with delays of up to 20 minutes when work is underway.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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NSC-US 395/Freya Structures (MP 162)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: NSC MP 162
Description: Construct two mainline freeway bridges over Freya Street
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/nspokanecorridorfreya/
Work Schedule: Work underway. Drivers should be alert for occasional traffic control at the Freya roundabouts.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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NSC-US 395/Spokane River to Francis (MP 160)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: Vicinity of Market Street
Description: Work includes curb & sidewalk work on city streets that are immediately adjacent to the NSC right of way. Drainage work is also included.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/SpokaneRiverToFrancis
Work Schedule: Minor items with no traffic impacts.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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NSC-US 395/North of Spokane River
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: North of the Spokane River adjacent to Greene Street between Jackson and Marietta Avenues
Description: The city of Spokane is placing surplus fill material for future NSC construction. Marietta Avenue is closed.
Work Schedule: Daytime hours.
Contact: This is a City of Spokane project.

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US 395/Little Spokane River Bridge Joint Replacement (MP 167)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 167
Description: Expansion Joint Replacement
Work Schedule: Minor items. Minimal traffic impacts.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/brgexpjoints/
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 904/Mullenix Rd. to Betz Rd.-Cheney (MP 9-13)
Highway: SR 904 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 9-13
Description: Asphalt re-surfacing with ADA sidewalk work.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR904/mullenixtobetzpave
Work Schedule: Drivers and pedestrians should be alert for some lane and sidewalk restrictions. Paving work planned to start June 26
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015