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Eastern Region Construction Update & Travel Advisory

Washington State Department of Transportation/Eastern Region
Traveler Advisory & Construction Update for November 16-26, 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/STEP Access Roundabout-West end of Airway Heights (MP 277)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 277
Description: Construct a new roundabout intersection to the west of Craig Road for access to the new STEP development and add improvements at the Craig Road intersection.
Work Schedule: Roundabout open to traffic. Some work at Craig Road may be underway.
Contact: This is a Spokane Tribe of Indians project. Contact Mike Tedesco 509-998-0096

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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: Minor items underway.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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US 2/Deer Road to Colbert Road – Paving and turn lane improvements (MP 297-300)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 297-300
Description: Asphalt paving and turn lane improvements.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US2/deerrdtodaymtspokane/
Work Schedule: No work during the week of Nov. 20-24. Other times, the contractor will have nighttime lane closures in place on US 2, SR 206 and Day Mt. Spokane Rd. Nighttime traffic on US 2 will be reduced down to one lane in each direction from just South of Deer Rd. to North of Day Mt. Spokane Rd. from 7:00pm to 6:00am. Daytime shoulder closures and lane shifts will be in place on US 2 from SR 206 to Day- Mt. Spokane Road from 6:00am to 7:00pm.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 21/North Fork Sanpoil River Bridge (MP 143)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 143 near Gold Creek Road
Description: Temporary bridge in place until further notice.
Work Schedule: The highway is open to traffic with a one-lane bridge. Drivers need to stop and wait for oncoming traffic to clear.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 26/Weather & Camera Stations (MP 83 & 117)
Highway: SR 26 Region: Eastern County: Adams & Whitman Location: MP 83 & 117
Description: Construct two Remote Weather Information Stations with Traffic Cameras near Washtucna and Dusty.
Work Schedule: All work behind the guardrail at the SR 261/Washtucna and SR 127/Dusty intersections during daytime hours, Monday through Friday. Also, be alert for trucks entering and exiting the worksite.
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: Minor items may be underway.
Project Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/adamscolinetospokaneline/
Work Schedule: Eastbound and/or westbound I-90 may be reduced to one through lane at work locations during daytime hours. All work depends on weather.
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 passing lane segments. One northbound and one southbound in the vicinity of Steptoe.
Work Schedule: Open to traffic. Some minor items may be underway.
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: Some minor items may be underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR270/us195tobishoppave/
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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SR 290/Mission to Sullivan Road (MP 9-13)
Highway: SR 290-Trent Ave. Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 9-13
Description: Asphalt paving and bridge deck repair.
Work Schedule: Minor items may be underway.
Website: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR290/missiontosullivanpave/
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: 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/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: Minor items may be underway.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015

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I-90, US-2, SR-21, and SR-211/2015-17 ER Region wide Basic Safety - Signing
Highway: I-90, US-2, SR-21, and SR-211 Region: Eastern County: Spokane, Adams, and Pend Oreille Location: Multiple SR’s and Mileposts
Description: Crews will remove and replace existing signing in various locations to include I-90- MP 191-208 in Adams County; SR 21-MP 37 in Adams County; US 2- MP 305-315 in Spokane & Pend Oreille County; and SR 211; MP 0-15 in Pend Oreille County.
Work Schedule: Minor items may be underway. No traffic impacts.
Contact: Al Gilson, Communications, 509-324-6015