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US 2 - Deer Road to Day Mt Spokane Rd

US 2 will be resurfaced with hot mix asphalt from Deer Road to Colbert Road. In addition, turn lane enhancements will be constructed between SR 206 and Day/Mt. Spokane Road.

In 2014-2015, Corridor Review Study was performed with extensive community input to explore traffic movement opportunities in this area.  The study identified affordable near-term safety improvements on US 2 from Deer Road to Day Mt. Spokane Road that are part of this 2017 construction project.

US 2 - Francis Ave to Division Wye - Paving - Complete October 2017

Project news

October 2017

Overview

US 2/Division Street north of Francis Avenue was resurfaced new layer of hot mix asphalt will preserve the underlying roadway structure and provide a smooth driving surface.  The work was handled by CPM/Inland Asphalt Company of Spokane with a construction bid of $1,777,500.

Needs & benefits

Economic Incentive

US 395 - North Spokane Corridor - Freya Structures

Project news

  • Weekly Construction Update
  • Work suspended for winter.
  • Awarded to the Max J. Kuney Company of Spokane with a construction bid of $7,655,561.
     

Needs & benefits

Eastern Region Curve Warning Chevrons - Completed September 2016

Overview
This project installed Chevron Alignment/Large Arrow Signs and update Advance Curve Warning Signs to comply with 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Driver awareness of upcoming curves will be enhanced.

Eastern Region Guardrail - 2016 - Completed August 2016

Overview
This project installed upgraded guardrail segments on US 2 and Interstate 90 in west Spokane.  Upgraded guardrail segments replaced older rail with material that meets newer standards.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Upgraded rail enhances protection for drivers that lose control of their vehicles.

US 395 - NSC - Wellesley Ave. & Freya St. Intersection Improvements - Completed October 2016

Overview
This project improved the Wellesley/Freya intersection prior to the construction of the North Spokane Corridor Freeway by building a roundabout.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
When the Wellesley Avenue Interchange on the NSC freeway is completed, this intersection will have more traffic.  the roundabout will move traffic more efficiently.

Partnerships & cooperation
The City of Spokane oversaw a sewer and water system project prior to the roundabout construction.

I-90 - Wahl Road and BNSF Bridge Deck Repairs - Complete September 2016

Overview
This project involved the resurfacing of freeway bridges over Wahl Road and the BNSF Railway.

 

How you benefit

Economic incentive
Extend the life of the underlying bridge structure and preserve the public investment in the system.

 

US 395 - Hawthorne Road - Intersection Improvements - Completed September 2016

Overview
This project included upgrading the existing traffic signal system and revising the lane configurations to allow for an eight phase operation of the traffic signal increases efficiency through the intersection. Dedicated left turn lanes were added each direction on Hawthorne Rd as well as a dedicated right turn lane on the east leg.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
More efficient traffic configuration helps traffic flow better.

2016 Eastern Region Chip Seal - Complete September 2016

Overview
Chip sealing preserves the integrity and life of deteriorating roadway by applying a Bituminous Surface Treatment (BST) seal coat of oil and gravel (chips) to the existing pavement. Restoration is necessary before the underlying road structure is damaged, requiring a much more expensive rebuild.

 

How you benefit

Economic incentive
Extends the life of the sub-surface roadway structure preserving the citizens investment in the roadway.

I-90 - Freya Street Interchange - Ramp Improvements - Completed September 2016

Overview
The new off ramp routes traffic onto existing Second Avenue several blocks prior to Freya. Drivers are able to select the proper lane to continue west on Second or turn north on Freya well ahead of the signal. The signal now only requires two phases.

 

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
The old ramp was too short and traffic backed up onto the main freeway lanes during busy commute hours.

 

Eastern Region 2015 Chip Seal - Complete October 2015

Overview
Resurface these roadway sections with a layer of Bituminous Surface Treatment: US 2/Spokane County Line to SR 211 (MP 315-321) SR 20/Okanogan County Line to Republic (MP 297-302) SR 20/Tiger to Ruby Mountain (MP 390-404) SR 20Ruby Mountain to Pend Oreille Mill (MP 404-422) SR 21/SR 20 to Canada (MP 162-191) SR 27/Cannon St. (Palouse) to Manring Street (Garfield) (MP 16-25) SR 206/Bruce Road to Mt. Spokane State Park (MP 3-15) US 395/Boyds to Canada (MP 248-270)

 

SR 290 - Sullivan Road to Idaho - Complete October 2015

Overview
Grind off top layer of asphalt and resurface the highway from Sullivan Road to the Idaho border. Install center line rumble strips and durable striping from Wellesley to the Idaho border.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Added durable striping to some sections for better visibility.

US 195 - Excelsior Road to I-90 - Complete November 2015

Overview
Rehabilitation of the southbound concrete pavement surface.

 

How you benefit

Economic incentive
A smoother surface for drivers and extend the life of the existing highway pavement, preserving the public investment.

 

US 195 - Plaza to Cornwall Road - Complete October 2015

Overview
Ground off the existing top layer of asphalt and installed new hot mix asphalt driving surface.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
A hot-mix asphalt (HMA) overlay restores a smooth driving surface.

Economic incentive
Replacing the top layer of asphalt pavement prevents intrusion of water into the underlying layers and ultimate degradation of the entire pavement structure, protecting the public investment.

 

SR 290 - Spokane River East Trent Bridge

Project News

Bridge design is underway.  The project start date has moved from spring 2019 to spring 2020.

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