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WSDOT seeks comments on proposed DBE contracting goal for highway projects

I-90 - Adams Co Line to Spokane Co Line - Complete October 2016

Overview
Interstate 90 was re-surfaced with Hot Mix Asphalt.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
The new surface provides a smooth ride for drivers.

Economic incentive
Re-surfacing preserves the underlying base layers, protecting the public's investment in the highway.

 

Plan ahead: Turkey tastes better without a traffic jam

SR 20/North Cascades Highway to close Friday, Nov. 10

Changes coming to US 2 on the West Plains near Spokane, in a roundabout way

New weather stations and traffic cameras coming to SR 26 in eastern Washington

Preparation is key for winter driving conditions

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Anniversary party: Grape Line celebrates 10 years of service between Walla Walla, Tri-Cities

2017 Eastern Region Chip Seal - Complete September 2017

Overview
Chip sealing preserves the integrity and life of deteriorating roadway by applying a Bituminous Surface Treatment (BST) seal coat of oil and gravel (chips) to the existing pavement. Restoration is necessary before the underlying road structure is damaged, requiring a much more expensive rebuild.

The following sections were chip-sealed:

US 395 - US 195 Bridge Expansion Joint Replacement - Complete July 2017

Overview
Replaced failing expansion joints on the US 395/Little Spokane River bridge and the US 195/Pine Creek and BNSF bridges.

How you benefit

Economic incentive
Extend the useful life of the bridges and protect the public investment in the infrastructure.

Eastern Region HMA Rumble Strips - Complete July 2017

Overview

Installed centerline rumble strips, edge line rumble strips, and durable striping in the following highway sections:

  • US 2/Milepost 306-315
  • US 395/Milepost 172-190
  • US 395/Milepost 231-241
  • SR 291/Milepost 6.33-13

How you benefit

Improves safety
Centerline rumble strips should reduce the number of crossover collisions.

I-90 - Viaduct & 3rd Avenue Bridge - Expansion Joints & Special Repairs - Complete July 2017

Overview
Bridge expansion joints, concrete approach panels, and bridge deck surface were repaired on eastbound and westbound Interstate 90 in and near downtown Spokane.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Years of deterioration has resulted in damaged pavement and joints at several locations on I-90. The frequent temporary repairs caused a rough roadway.

 

Partnerships & cooperation
WSDOT worked with the City of Spokane on traffic coordination.

 

US 395 - NSC - Spokane River to Francis - Grading - Complete July 2017

Overview
Project included curb & sidewalk work on city streets that are immediately adjacent to the NSC right of way. Drainage work was also included. Mainline freeway grading was not included at this time.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
The overall NSC project creates a high-speed, north/south route through Spokane.

Economic incentive
Freight will move more efficiently.

Learn more about construction on US 2 near Mead at open house

Learn more about roundabout construction on US 2 near Airway Heights

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