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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 is currently on ad.

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.

Timeline

This project should start in May and be completed in September 2019.

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

Project news

This project is currently on ad.

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 in May and last through Septemeber 2019.

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

Project news

This project is currently on ad.

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 in May 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 went to ad on February 11, 2019.

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 in May 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. 

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.

Timeline

The project is scheduled to being summer of 2019 and last into the early fall.

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 is currently on ad.

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 in May and be completed in September 2019.

US 395 - Bridge Pier - Redirectional Landform Mitigation

Project news

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be working with contractors during the summer and fall of 2019 around the region to update and repair guardrail and other roadside safety items.

Needs & benefits

This project updates and repairs existing safety features currently in place along several routes in Eastern Washington. Guardrail will be raised and upgraded, redictional landforms around piers will be removed and replaced with a barrier. Guardrail end treatments will be upgraded to new crashworthy terminals.

I-90 - Bridge Pier - Redirectional Landform Mitigation

Project news

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be working with contractors during the summer and fall of 2019 around the region to update and repair guardrail and other roadside safety items.

Needs & benefits

This project updates and repairs existing safety features currently in place along several routes in Eastern Washington. Guardrail will be raised and upgraded, redictional landforms around piers will be removed and replaced with a barrier. Guardrail end treatments will be upgraded to new crashworthy terminals.

US 2 - Reardan to Espanola Rd - Paving

Project news

Awarded to Shamrock Paving Inc. on December 26, 2018, for $2,222,222.

Needs & benefits

This project will restore 7.6 miles of existing asphalt pavement by grinding and place 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes. The project will extend west of the City of Reardan and end at Espanola Rd.

Timeline

Construction is scheduled to being in mid-April 2019.

US 195 - SR 271 to Plaza RD - Paving

Project news

A portion of US 195 traffic will be impacted during summer 2019. Roadway surface is rehabilitated from Rosalia to Plaza Rd using hot mix asphalt. The work will have potential short term traffic delays for roughly two months. The project was awarded to Shamrock Paving, Inc. on March 1, 2019.

US 195 - Smythe Rd to Paradise Rd - Decreasing Lanes Only - Paving

Project news

US 195 traffic will be impacted late spring 2019, to summer 2019 while the roadway surface is rehabilitated.  The work will take place approximately 10 miles south of the City of Spokane and have potential short term traffic delays for several weeks.

Needs & benefits

Northbound lanes of this divided section of highway are constructed of Portland Cement Concrete pavement, which remains in serviceable condition.

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