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Al Gilson
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Eastern Region Construction Update & Travel Advisory

 Washington State Department of Transportation/Eastern Region
Traveler Advisory & Construction Update for April 13-23, 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.

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US 2/Westwood Rd. to Pend Oreille County (MP 306-315)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 306-315
Description: Re-paint center line. (Rumble strips completed.)
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2017rumblestrips
Work Schedule: No work.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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SR 21/Keller Ferry

Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry & Lincoln Location: MP 106
Description: Repair hairline cracks in hull and repair steering gear chain drive.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Regions/Eastern/KellerFerry
Work Schedule: Work complete. Ferry is in service.

Up to the minute service information for the Keller Ferry is always available via your telephone. Just dial 888-808-7977 (toll-free) from any landline or cell phone. The Washington State Ferries automated system will answer, give the time, and will list the Main Menu. When the automated voice says “Main Menu” you just reply by speaking: “KELLER FERRY.” The system will then jump to the current Keller Ferry recorded information. Keller ferry service updates can also be received by text message on your cell phone. To sign up, go to http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ and click on the “Email/Text Updates” link in the upper right corner of the website, then follow the directions. Spokane Area and Keller ferry updates are also on Twitter by following @SRTMC or via Facebook by searching for and friending “Spokane Traffic.”
Keller Ferry Website

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SR 21/Manila Creek Rd. to Lodoen Flats Rd. (MP 111-114)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 111-114
Description: Utility work. Drivers should be alert for alternating, single-lane traffic controlled by flaggers. Expect short delays.
Project Website: None
Work Schedule: Work underway Monday through Thursday, from about 6 a.m. until as late as 6 p.m..
Contact: Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
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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: Road is fully closed due to highway washout and bridge damage. No nearby detour available. Drivers should seek alternate state routes. Temporary bridge construction underway
Travel Alert Website: www.wsdot.com/traffic/trafficalerts/Northeast.aspx
Work Schedule: Work underway.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

SR 25/Columbia River Bridge at Northport (MP 114)
Highway: SR 25 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 114
Description: Bridge corrosion issues. Repairs pending. Drivers should be alert for alternating, single-lane traffic controlled by a temporary signal. Expect delays until further notice.
Project Website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR25/ColumbiaRiverBridge/
Work Schedule: Repairs are being designed.
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: Preliminary items for upcoming asphalt paving. Also, rough roadway advisories will remain in place. Motorcyclists must use extreme caution.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/adamscolinetospokaneline/
Work Schedule: Beginning on Monday, April 17, drivers should be alert for some lane and/or shoulder restrictions.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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SR 291/Nine Mile area to Suncrest (MP 6-13)
Highway: SR 291 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 6-13
Description: Re-paint center line. (Rumble strips completed.)
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2017rumblestrips
Work Schedule: No work.
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: No work.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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US 395/Colville to Kettle Falls (MP 230-241)
Highway: NSC/US 395 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 231-241
Description: Install centerline rumble strips and re-paint center line.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2017rumblestrips
Work Schedule: No work.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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US 395/Matsen Creek Washout (MP 250)
Highway: NSC/US 395 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 231-241
Description: US 395 is fully closed. Passenger vehicle detour available. Replace culvert and repair washout.
Project Website: www.wsdot.com/traffic/trafficalerts/Northeast.aspx
Work Schedule: Contractor is on site working. No estimated reopening date set.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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SR 902/Medical Lake Sidewalks (MP 6)
Highway: SR 902 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 6
Description: Upgrade intersection crosswalk ADA pedestrian ramps.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2016adapedestrianaccess
Work Schedule: Sidewalk work will require shoulder closures, possible lane closures during working hours, and pedestrian detours with temporary ramps. Work is wrapping up.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015
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SR 904/Cheney Sidewalks (MP 6)
Highway: SR 904 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 1
Description: Upgrade intersection crosswalk ADA pedestrian ramps.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2016adapedestrianaccess
Work Schedule: Sidewalk work requires shoulder closures, possible lane closures during working hours, and pedestrian detours with temporary ramps.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015