Eastern

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

The WWII Bailey bridge and bypass road have been completed and are now open to drivers.

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 Keller Ferry will be out of service starting September 16, lasting through October 2.

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.

I-90 - SR 21 to Ritzville - Paving

Project news

Project is complete. Minor cleanup items remain. Seeding of the pit and project area on hold until the seeding window on October 1.

Needs & benefits

This project will restore 9.9 miles of the existing asphalt pavement by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes and shoulders. The project will extend between the Lind and Ritzville interchanges.

Timeline

Construction began on April 15. All contract work was completed the week of June 10. Minor items remain.

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.

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.

Eastern Region CCTV Systems - New Installs

Project news

Project awarded to Power City Electric, Inc.

Needs & benefits

Two new CCTV system cameras will be installed this spring and summer. The first camera will be installed at US 2 and North Access Rd. (Costco) intersection. The second camera will be installed at US 395 and Wandermere Rd. intersection.

Timeline

The project will start April 8, and last through mid-June.

View current construction and traffic impacts.

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

The project was substantially completed on June 12. Corrective items from surface smoothness testing are being addressed.  

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.

I-90 - Geiger Interchange Improvements

Project news

This project is currently in the traffic analysis phase. During this phase, different alternatives will be considered and a preferred option will be selected based on the needs of the interchange identified in the analysis. Construction is funded in the "Connecting Washington" package. WSDOT plans to advertise this project for construction bids in late 2019.

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