US 395 - North Spokane Corridor - BNSF Railway Realignment - Complete December 2015

Realigned 7.5 miles of BNSF track, built two freeway bridges, and built two pedestrian/bike trail bridges. Extended "Children of the Sun" trail approximately one mile into the Hillyard community.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
When fully completed the NSC provides a high speed north south route through Spokane.  Bike path provides safer alternate travel mode for commuters

Economic incentive
Improved freight and passenger vehicle mobility with the addition of the multi-lane freeway facility and extended pedestrian trail creates smoother traffic flow and connectivity to industrial commercial zoned property.

Partnerships & cooperation
The BNSF Railway was a partner in the project.


2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding): $14,500,000
2005 Gas Tax (TPA): $7,000,000
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF): $10,001,000
Total: $31,501,000


Contact us
Beth Bousley, Communications Manager
WSDOT Eastern Region
2714 N. Mayfair
Spokane, WA 99207