Eastern region construction update and travel advisory

May 16 - May 30, 2019
WSDOT Eastern Region, 509-324-6000

Please Note: All construction and maintenance activities are weather dependent. 

 

2019-2021 Eastern Regionwide Basic Safety - Guardrail
Description: Repairing and upgrading guardrail components. Removing re-directional landforms and installing the concrete barrier.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/guardrail/home

  • Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 6 am to 6 pm. Possible single lane or shoulder closures in the vicinity of each location.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

Eastern Region Pavement Preservation Work
Description: 
Pavement preservation by grind and overlay throughout sections of Eastern Region.

  • Work Schedule: Expect possible single lane closures with flagging.
    • May 20 & 21 - Pave and overlay SR 231 starting at MP 0
    • May 22 & 23 - Pave and overlay SR 25 starting at MP 38.1 to MP 57.5

Contact: Ryan Overton, communications, 509-324-6014

Adams

I-90 - SR 21 to Ritzville - Paving (MP 208.16 to MP 218.60)
Highway: 
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Adams Location: MP 208.16 to 218.60
Description: Restores 9.9 miles of the existing asphalt pavement by grinding and place 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes and shoulders. A reduced speed limit of 60 mph will be implemented during construction and enforced day and night. until completion in June.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/SR-21-ritzville/home

  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm. All travel lanes and inside shoulder paving operations were complete on May 14. Remaining paving includes eastbound outside should on May 15 & 16. Westbound outside shoulder May 20 & 21. Paving the remainder of Paha Road May 21. I-90 through the work zone will have a reduced speed limit from 70 mph down to 60 mph. The speed reduction will be enforced day and night until operations are complete. Expect single lane closures and short term, intermittent ramp closures.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Ferry

Keller Ferry Terminal and Pontoon Replacement North and South (MP 106.65 to 106.67)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln and Ferry Location: MP 106.65 to 106.67
Description: Construction to take place at the north and south Keller Ferry Terminals. Work will include replacing pontoons, decking, railing, and anchors.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr21/keller-ferry/home

  • Work Schedule: Pile driving complete. No work scheduled.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

SR 21 - Curlew to Canada Flood Repair (MP 185.00 to MP 190.20)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 185.00 to 190.20
Description: Slope and shoulder reconstruction, asphalt paving and guardrail replacement

  • Work Schedule: Hot mix asphalt was rejected last fall due to smoothness requirements. The contractor has developed a repair plan with paving scheduled to begin mid to late May. Single lane closures will be implemented for repair work.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Lincoln

US 2 - Reardan to Espanola Rd. - Paving (MP 263.45 to 271.02)
Highway:
US 2 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln & Spokane Location: MP 263.45 to 271.02
Description: Restores 7.6 miles of existing asphalt pavement by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/reardan-espanola/home

  • Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Work operations within the City of Reardan is complete with striping operations the week of May 13. Work between Reardan and Espanola Rd continues with paving operations continuing through May 24. Drivers should expect delays. Impacts outside Reardan city limits will include flagged single lane, two-way traffic lanes, and pilot-car directed lane closures. 

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Pend Oreille

SR 41/BNSF-POVRR Railroad Bridge (MP 38)
Highway: SR 41 Region: Eastern County: Pend Oreille Location: MP 38
Description: Replace the bridge over the railroad tracks just south of Newport, Washington, and Oldtown, Idaho. This bridge is jointly owned by the Idaho Transportation Department and WSDOT. This is an Idaho Transportation Department project.
Project Website: https://itdprojects.org/projects/id41oldtown/

  • Work Schedule: Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, April 1. One lane will remain open in each direction over the bridge. Crews will be finishing up the sidewalks and guardrail as well as finalizing the northwest retaining wall for the first few weeks. The new bridge planned for completion in September 2019. 

Contact: Megan Sausser, Idaho Transportation Department Communications, (208) 772-1295

Spokane

2nd Ave W Bridge and 3rd Ave Bridge WB On-Ramps (I-90 MP 0.18 - 0.41 and SR 290 EW Ramp MP 0.03 to 0.26 )
Highway: I-90/SR 290 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: I-90 Ramp MP 0.18 to 0.41 and SR 290 EW Ramp MP 0.03 to 0.26
Description: Punchlist items for access hatches on the bridge, hydromilling on the bridge deck and deck pour.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/hamilton-ramp/home

  • Work Schedule: WB I-90 on-ramp closed to traffic. Detours are in place.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

Eastern Region CCTV System - New Installs (MP 294.99/MP 167.00)
Highway: US 2/US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 294.99/MP 167.00
Description: Adding ITS CCTV cameras.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/cctv/home

  • Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Possible single lane or shoulder closures NB during morning hours.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

US 195 - Thorpe Road - Intersection Improvements (MP 94.44 to 95.44)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 94.44 to 95.44
Description: Project will include earthwork, culvert pipe, quarry spalls, CSBC, planing, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), paving, guardrail, and illumination work.
Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/thorpe/home

  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, single lane closures. Northbound lane closures between 9 am and 5 pm. Southbound lane closures to happen between 6 am and 3 pm.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

US 195 - Smythe Rd. to Paradise Rd. - Paving (MP 82.69 to 86.00)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 82.69 to 86.00
Description: Asphalt paving and safety items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/smythe-paradise/home

  • Work Schedule: Project is substantially complete. Single lane closures or shoulder closures southbound are possible Mon - Fri. 6 am to 6 pm. The contractor completed striping on May 13 and 14.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

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. 
Project Website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US2/deerrdtodaymtspokane

  • Work Schedule: No work scheduled. Minor punch list items remain.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

North Spokane Corridor-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: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/nspokanecorridorfreya/

  • Work Schedule: Pavement grinding and joint sealing. Concrete finish work under both bridges.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

North Spokane Corridor-US 395/Columbia to Freya (MP 161.1 to 162.3)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 161.1 to 162.3
Description: Construct mainline NSC from Freya to Columbia. Contaminated material has been excavated on the north end of the project and samples are being tested. Minor drainage work. Winter shutdown will include erosion control measures throughout the project as needed.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/columbiatofreya/default.htm

  • Work Schedule: Minor electrical work. Continued contaminated material excavation. Asphalt paving began Tuesday, May 14, with concrete paving beginning Wednesday, May 15.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

US 2 - Hayford Rd. to Deer Heights Rd - Channelization (MP 279.26 to 279.55)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 279.26 to 279.55
Description: Revises the channelization and illumination near Hazelwood Rd. in Airway Heights.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/hayford-to-deer-heights/home

  • Work Schedule: All roadway, island and illumination work is complete and open to traffic. No further traffic impacts expected. 

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

I-90 - Sprague Ave. Interchange to Argonne Rd. Interchange - PCCP Rehabilitation Grinding (MP 284.41 to 287.99)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 284.41 to 287.99
Description: Restores and rehabilitates existing concrete pavement with panel replacement and surface grinding to preserve pavement structure.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/sprague-argonne/home

  • Work Schedule: All bids were rejected on April 25. Project is scheduled to be repackaged and resubmitted for advertisement late fall 2019.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

US 2 - Colbert Rd. to Westwood Rd. - Paving (MP 299.74 to 306.01)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 299.74 to 306.01
Description: Work will include pavement repair, bridge deck repair, planing, crack sealing, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), paving and guardrail installation.
Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/colbert-westwood/home

  • Work Schedule: Single lane closures possible Monday through Friday starting at 7:00 am. 

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

Stevens

  • No scheduled traffic impacts

Whitman

US 195 - SR 271 to Plaza Rd. - Paving (MP 62.15 to 69.94)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane and Whitman Location: MP 62.15 to 69.94
Description: Asphalt paving and safety items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/sr-271-plaza/home

  • Work Schedule: Work is scheduled to begin Monday night, May 20. Working hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 pm to 5 am working on the SR 271 interchange until May 31.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

 

Construction Information for the Greater Spokane Metropolitan Area