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Three state airports receive federal assistance for infrastructure projects

Memorial Day weekend travel requires planning ahead

SR 20/North Cascades Highway to reopen Thursday April 18

Spokane’s first ramp meter goes live on US 195, April 9

Studded tire removal deadline is March 31

Drivers urged to prepare for tough travel conditions due to snow and ice on Eastern Washington highways

Eastern Region - Regionwide Basic Safety - Guardrail

Project news

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be working with contractors around the region to update and repair guardrail and other roadside safety items.

SR 26 - Dusty to Colfax - Chip Seal

Project news

The project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc.

Needs & benefits

These sections of the chip seal will rehabilitate existing bituminous pavement to preserve and maintain pavement structure. All sections will receive bituminous surface treatment, fog seal and rumble strips. Not all sections, but most will receive crack sea, pavement repair, prelevel, and guardrail.

SR 20 - South Fork Mill Creek Rd to Tiger - Chip Seal

Project news

This project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc.

Needs & benefits

These sections of the chip seal will rehabilitate existing bituminous pavement to preserve and maintain pavement structure. All sections will receive bituminous surface treatment, fog seal, and rumble strips. Not all sections, but most will receive crack seal, pavement repair, prelevel, and guardrail.

Timeline

The project is expected to start May 28 and last through September 2019.

SR 20 - Narcisse Rd to Spruce Canyon Rd - Chip Seal

Project news

This project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc.

Needs & benefits

These sections of the chip seal will rehabilitate existing bituminous pavement to preserve and maintain pavement structure. All sections will receive bituminous surface treatment, fog seal, and rumble strips. Not all sections, but most will receive crack seal, pavement repair, prelevel and guardrail.

Timeline

The project is expected to start May 28 and last through September 2019.

SR 21 - West Fork Sanpoil Bridge Replacement

Project news

On State Route 21, approximately 15 miles south of Republic, there is currently just one lane over the West Fork Sanpoil River temporary bridge. This project will construct a new permanent bridge, with construction beginning in late spring 2019. A temporary bridge will be used during construction in order to keep SR 21 open. The new bridge will be 117 feet in length, which is 60 feet longer than the existing bridge, and will have 11' lanes and 4' shoulders.

SR 20 - Republic to US 395 - Chip Seal

Project news

This project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc.

Needs & benefits

These sections of the chip seal will rehabilitate existing bituminous pavement to preserve and maintain pavement structure. All sections will receive bituminous surface treatment, fog seal and rumble strips. Not all sections, but most will receive crack seal, pavement repair, prelevel, and guardrail.

Timeline

Project expected to start May 28 and be completed in September 2019.

SR 21 - Keller Ferry Terminal and Pontoon Replacement

Project news

The project has been awarded to Imco General Construction, Inc. The project will begin work on April 17 at 7:30 am. Crews will begin pile driving operations. There will be no traffic impacts to the ferry service at this time.

Needs & benefits

This project will replace severely corroded pontoons of the terminals on both sides of the river. This project is located on SR 21 at the Keller Ferry Terminals in Lincoln and Ferry Counties. This project replaces pontoons, decking, railing, and anchors.

I-90 - SR 21 to Ritzville - Paving

Project news

Project awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc. on January 17, 2019, for $6,272,222. The contractor has completed crushing operations of the aggregate in the Becker Quarry site near MP 212.70. Once the roadway surface has been milled, the project will be signed with a reduced speed limit of 60 mph. This reduction will be enforced day and night until roadway striping operations are complete in June. Expect single lane closures and short term, intermittent ramp closures. 

SR 26 - Washtucna to LaCrosse - Airport Rd - Chip Seal

Project news

This project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc.

Needs & benefits

These sections of the chip seal will rehabilitate existing bituminous pavement to preserve and maintain pavement structure. All sections will receive bituminous surface treatment, fog seal and rumble strips. Not all sections, but most will receive crack seal, pavement repair, prelevel, and guardrail. 

Timeline

The project is expected to begin May 28 and be completed in September 2019.

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