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Al Gilson
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Spokane, WA 99207
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Eastern Region Construction Update & Travel Advisory

Washington State Department of Transportation/Eastern Region
Traveler Advisory & Construction Update for July 20-30, 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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US 2/Francis Ave to Division Wye - Paving (MP 291-293)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 291-293
Description: Asphalt paving and sidewalk ADA improvements.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US2/francistodivisionpave/
Work Schedule: : Crews will be working on sidewalk ramp upgrades and adjusting utility covers in preparation for grinding and paving. Drivers and pedestrians should be alert for some lane and sidewalk restrictions. Daytime lane restrictions occur northbound 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and southbound 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nighttime lane restrictions occur 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., all directions.
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/Columbia River Bridge at Northport (MP 114)
Highway: SR 25 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 114
Description: Repair corroded bolts.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR25/ColumbiaRiverBridge/
Work Schedule: Major repairs complete with some minor items underway. Both lanes open to traffic. Some possible lane restrictions at times with short delays.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 26/Bridges (MP 84-92)
Highway: SR 26 Region: Eastern County: Adams Location: MP 84-92
Description: Bridge work
Work Schedule: Minor items with possible lane restrictions.
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: Chip seal and fog seal.
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. When loose gravel is on the roadway, the legal speed is reduced to 35 mph. Drivers need to be especially alert for speed limit signage.
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: Chip seal existing roadway.
Work Schedule: Minor items with possible lane restrictions and delays.
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 paving.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/adamscolinetospokaneline/
Work Schedule: Westbound I-90 will be reduced to one through lane at work locations. No work today, (Thursday, July 20), or Friday, July 21. Paving Work schedules now include Saturdays with work planned for Saturday, July 22. Work hours are 7 a.m. until dusk.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90/Altamont Street to Division Street (MP 281-282)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 281-282
Description: Replacement of cement concrete panels near the 3rd Avenue bridge crossing and replacement of the bridge expansion joint at Division St.
Project Website: http://www.spokanefreewayfix.net/
Work Schedule: Intermittent lane restrictions during nighttime hours may be in place to complete the work.
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: 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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US 195/Colfax to Spangle-Passing Lanes (MP 45 & 49)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Whitman Location: MP 45 & 49
Description: Add two northbound passing lanes segments.
Work Schedule: Work should start on or about August 2.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US195/colfaxtospanglepassinglanes/
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: Through today, Thursday July 13, final paving at the Stadium Way and Bishop Blvd. intersections. Drivers should expect lane restrictions, congestion and delays. Remaining work includes paint striping and intersection paint. Drivers should be alert for lane restrictions.
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: Chip seal and fog oil seal.
Work Schedule: Minor items with possible lane restrictions.
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: Fog oil seal.
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.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/EasternRegion/2017chipseal
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 290/Mission to Sullivan Road (MP 9-13)
Highway: SR 290 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 9-13
Description: Asphalt paving and bridge deck repair.
Work Schedule: Beginning on Monday, July 24, Trent Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the Spokane River bridge in the vicinity of Pines Road.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR290/missiontosullivanpave/
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: Chip seal and fog oil seal.
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. When loose gravel is on the roadway, the legal speed is reduced to 35 mph. Drivers need to be especially alert for speed limit signage.
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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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.
Work Schedule: Daytime hours.
Contact: This is a City of Spokane project.

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US 395/Arden to Colville (MP 222-231)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Stevens Location: MP 222-231)
Description: Asphalt paving and sidewalk ADA improvements.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/ardentocolvillepave/
Work Schedule: Beginning on Monday, July 24, drivers and pedestrians should be alert for sidewalk, shoulder, and parking space restrictions inside Colville. Paving work should start later in August.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR904/Mullenix Road to Betz Road (MP 9-13)
Highway: SR 904 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 9-13
Description: Asphalt paving and sidewalk ADA improvements.
Work Schedule: Crews will continue paving, upgrading sidewalk ramps, and modifying traffic detection loops through the City of Cheney. Drivers and pedestrians should be alert for some lane and sidewalk restrictions.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR904/mullenixtobetzpave/
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015