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Eastern Region
Al Gilson
2714 N. Mayfair Street
Spokane, WA 99207
509.324.6000

Eastern Region Construction Update & Travel Advisory

WSDOT/Eastern Region Construction Activity & Possible Delays for Sept. 29- Oct. 9, 2016 

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US 2/Spotted Road to I-90 ITS

Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 281-283
Description: Fiber optic cable installation. Possible shoulder and/or lane restrictions. Most work scheduled during evening and overnight hours.
Project Website
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 2/Spotted Road to I-90 ITS

Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 281-283
Description: Fiber optic cable installation. Possible shoulder and/or lane restrictions during night work through Sept. 30. Day work beginning Oct. 3 with no traffic impacts expected.
Project Website
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 2/Colbert Road Intersection Warning Signs

Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 300
Description: Intersection advance warning sign installation. No traffic impacts.
Project Website: None
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90/Wahl Road Bridge & BNSF Bridges

Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Adams Location: MP 210 & 237
Description: Bridge deck repairs. Drivers should expect slow traffic, congestion and possible delays. At the BNSF Bridges (MP 236.38 to MP 238.89), I-90 traffic will be reduced to a single lane each direction and westbound traffic is switched over to the westbound side of I-90, through median crossovers,. Legal speeds are reduced to 50 mph through this section. This configuration will be in place continuously during daytime and nighttime hours. Drivers should expect delays during heavy travel times. At the eastbound Wahl Road bridge (MP 209.6 to MP 210.1), eastbound I-90 will be reduced to a single lane which will be in place 24 hours a day. Eastbound drivers should expect delays during heavy travel times. The legal speed limit in this section is 60 mph.
Project Website
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 290/Maintenance shoulder work

Highway: SR 290 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: Milepost 11-15.
Description: Maintenance crews will be working on guideposts and shoulder on the eastbound side.
Work Schedule: Work underway from around 9 a.m. until as late as 3:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 4-6. No traffic impacts expected.
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 291/Maintenance drainage work

Highway: SR 291 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: Milepost 12-13. Big Sandy.
Description: Maintenance crews will be working on storm water drainage facilities.
Work Schedule: Work underway from around 9 a.m. until as late as 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Oct. 3-6. Some lane restriction with possible delays.
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 395-NSC/Freya & Wellesley Intersection Roundabout

Highway: US 395-NSC Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: City Street Intersection
Description: Roundabout construction. The Wellesley/Freya intersection is closed to traffic. A signed detour is in place. This is a long-term closure that is in place 24 hours a day, seven days per week, for the duration of the project. Planned completion is late Monday, Oct. 10.
Project Website
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 395-Division Street/Hawthorne Rd. Intersection Improvements

Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 165
Description: Intersection improvements and new signal system. Hawthorne Road is closed east of Division. Division Street turn lanes are closed. All mainline lanes of Division are open.
Project Website
Work Schedule: WSDOT intersection work is complete.
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 395/Deer Park Area Intersections Warning Signs

Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 181
Description: Intersection advance warning sign installation. No traffic impacts. (This project is not related to the future roundabout work.)
Project Website: None
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
Contact:
Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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Eastern Region Intersection Signage and Striping Improvements

Highway: US 2, 195 & SR 20, 26, 27, 194, 231, 291, 902, 904 Region: Eastern Counties: Spokane, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Whitman & Stevens

Locations:

US 2/Colbert Rd.
SR 26/SR 261 in Washtucna (9/30)
SR 26 at Dusty
SR 27/Palouse Hwy at Valleyford
SR 27/Pullman-Albion Rd.
US 195/SR 194-Wawawai Rd. (9/29)
SR 195/SR 270 Intersection (9/29)
US 195/Cheney-Spangle Rd.
US 195/Paradise Rd.
SR 291Swenson Rd.
SR 902/Brooks Rd.
SR 902/Craig Rd.
SR 904/Lance Hill Rd.
Description
: Intersection striping installation and signage. At selected intersections on these highways, Monday through Thursday, from about 6 p.m. until as late as 6 a.m. the following morning, drivers should expect delays of up to 20 minutes with flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane alternating traffic during intersection striping. Drivers with time sensitive travels should allow extra time to reach their destination. Striping work will be underway seven days per week. Striping work requires dry weather. The schedule is subject to change. Sign installation work will be underway during evening and overnight hours Monday’s through Thursday’s. Driver should expect short delays.
Project Website
Work Schedule: Construction Underway
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: 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


Mt. Spokane State Park Roadway (From SR 206 terminus at MP15 to the summit)

Highway: Not a State Hwy. Region: NA/ County: Spokane Location: Within the state park

Description: The park road from the gate to the summit is closed to all traffic except condo residents until Oct. 2. Beginning Monday, Oct. 3 the road will be open to the public with up to 30 minute delays. This is a Washington State Parks project, call (509) 665-4332.

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UPCOMING EVENT ALERTS:

WSU Football: On Saturday, October 1 drivers should also expect congestion on US 195 and SR 27 between Spokane, Cheney, and Pullman, plus SR 26 between Vantage and Colfax, as fans travel to and from the WSU Cougar football game. Game time is TBA.

EWU Football: On Saturday, October 1 drivers should also expect congestion on Interstate 90 and SR 904 between Spokane and Cheney, and Pullman, plus SR 26 between Vantage and Colfax, as fans travel to and from the EWU Eagles football game. Game time is 1 p.m.