Eastern

US 395 - Arden to Colville - Paving - Complete September 2018

Project news

US 395 was resurfaced with hot mix asphalt.  ADA sidewalk work was included.  Some minor corrective items remain.  Central Washington Asphalt of Moses Lake, WA handled the project with a construction bid of $3,491,873.

Needs & benefits

High traffic volumes with normal wear and tear had deteriorated the pavement surface. Resurfacing provides a better experience for drivers with a reduced need for repairs and patching.

SR 290 - Mission Ave to Sullivan Rd - Paving - Complete November 2017

Project news

SR 290, Trent Avenue was resurfaced from the Mission Ave. "Y" to Sullivan road. In addition, the bridge decks on the Spokane River Bridges near Pines Road were repaired and the eastbound SR 290/UPRR bridge deck was repaired.

Needs & benefits

Economic Incentive

A smoother roadway and protection for the underlying highway structure makes a better experience for drivers with a reduced need for expensive repairs and patching.

Partnerships and cooperation

SR 270 - Jct US 195 to Bishop Blvd - Paving - Complete November 2017

Project news

Overview

SR 270 was resurfaced with Hot Mix Asphalt.  This included Davis Way, a short section of Grand Ave., Main Street, and Paradise Street.  Sidewalk curb ramps were constructed to federal ADA standards.

Needs & benefits

Economic Incentive

Repairing the pavement created a smoother drive and protects the public investment in the roadway.  

Improves Safety

Sidewalk curb ramps were built to current ADA slope standards.

US 2 - Deer Road to Day Mt Spokane Rd

Project news

June 2019

US 2 - Francis Ave to Division Wye - Paving - Complete October 2017

Project news

October 2017

Overview

US 2/Division Street north of Francis Avenue was resurfaced new layer of hot mix asphalt will preserve the underlying roadway structure and provide a smooth driving surface.  The work was handled by CPM/Inland Asphalt Company of Spokane with a construction bid of $1,777,500.

Needs & benefits

Economic Incentive

US 395 - North Spokane Corridor - Freya Structures

Project news

Needs & benefits

Eastern Region Curve Warning Chevrons - Completed September 2016

Overview
This project installed Chevron Alignment/Large Arrow Signs and update Advance Curve Warning Signs to comply with 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Driver awareness of upcoming curves will be enhanced.

Eastern Region Guardrail - 2016 - Completed August 2016

Overview
This project installed upgraded guardrail segments on US 2 and Interstate 90 in west Spokane.  Upgraded guardrail segments replaced older rail with material that meets newer standards.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Upgraded rail enhances protection for drivers that lose control of their vehicles.

US 395 - NSC - Wellesley Ave. & Freya St. Intersection Improvements - Completed October 2016

Overview
This project improved the Wellesley/Freya intersection prior to the construction of the North Spokane Corridor Freeway by building a roundabout.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
When the Wellesley Avenue Interchange on the NSC freeway is completed, this intersection will have more traffic.  the roundabout will move traffic more efficiently.

Partnerships & cooperation
The City of Spokane oversaw a sewer and water system project prior to the roundabout construction.

I-90 - Wahl Road and BNSF Bridge Deck Repairs - Complete September 2016

Overview
This project involved the resurfacing of freeway bridges over Wahl Road and the BNSF Railway.

 

How you benefit

Economic incentive
Extend the life of the underlying bridge structure and preserve the public investment in the system.

 

US 395 - Hawthorne Road - Intersection Improvements - Completed September 2016

Overview
This project included upgrading the existing traffic signal system and revising the lane configurations to allow for an eight phase operation of the traffic signal increases efficiency through the intersection. Dedicated left turn lanes were added each direction on Hawthorne Rd as well as a dedicated right turn lane on the east leg.

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
More efficient traffic configuration helps traffic flow better.

2016 Eastern Region Chip Seal - Complete September 2016

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.

 

How you benefit

Economic incentive
Extends the life of the sub-surface roadway structure preserving the citizens investment in the roadway.

I-90 - Freya Street Interchange - Ramp Improvements - Completed September 2016

Overview
The new off ramp routes traffic onto existing Second Avenue several blocks prior to Freya. Drivers are able to select the proper lane to continue west on Second or turn north on Freya well ahead of the signal. The signal now only requires two phases.

 

How you benefit

Relieves congestion
The old ramp was too short and traffic backed up onto the main freeway lanes during busy commute hours.

 

SR 290 - Spokane River East Trent Bridge

Project News

Bridge design is underway.  The project start date has moved from spring 2019 to spring 2020.

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