Eastern region construction update and travel advisory

Dec. 7 - 21, 2018
WSDOT Eastern Region, 509-324-6000

2nd Ave W Bridge and 3rd Ave Bridge WB On-Ramps (I-90 MP 0.18 - 0.41 and SR 290 EW Ramp MP 0.03 to 0.26 )
Highway: I-90/SR 290 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: I-90 Ramp MP 0.18 to 0.41 and SR 290 EW Ramp MP 0.03 to 0.26
Description: Prepare to open one lane to traffic on bridge, work on retaining wall.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/hamilton-ramp/home
Work Schedule: One lane of I-90 westbound onramp has reopened. The 2nd Avenue offramp to Hamilton remains closed.
Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

US 2/Deer Road to Colbert Road - Paving and turn lane improvements (MP 297-300)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 297-300
Description: Asphalt paving and turn lane improvements. 
Project Website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US2/deerrdtodaymtspokane
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 7:00am to 3:30pm. Potential traffic control on US2 during off peak hours.
Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

SR 41/BNSF-POVRR Railroad Bridge (MP 38)
Highway: SR 41 Region: Eastern County: Pend Oreille Location: MP 38
Description: Replace the bridge over the railroad tracks just south of Newport, Washington, and Oldtown, Idaho. This bridge is jointly owned by the Idaho Transportation Department and WSDOT. This is an Idaho Transportation Department project.
Project Website: http://www.itd.idaho.gov/d1/
Work Schedule: The bridge is reduced to one lane with temporary signalization until mid-November, when the project is planned to enter winter shutdown. During the winter, the bridge will reopen to two lanes without signalization; southbound traffic will be routed over the new bridge structure on the west side, and northbound traffic will remain on the east half of the old bridge structure. Construction will begin again in March, with the new bridge planned for completion in September 2019.
Contact: Megan Sausser, Idaho Transportation Department Communications, (208) 772-1295

North Spokane Corridor-US 395/Freya Structures (MP 162)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: NSC MP 162
Description: Construct two mainline freeway bridges over Freya Street.
Project Website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/nspokanecorridorfreya/
Work Schedule: Mon - Friday 7:00am to 4:30pm. Traffic control on Freya Street (Northbound Freya Street lane shift) still in place.
Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

NSC-US 395/Columbia to Freya (MP 161.1 to 162.3)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 161.1 to 162.3
Description: Construct mainline NSC from Freya to Columbia. Contaminated material has been excavated on the north end of the project and samples are being tested. Minor drainage work. Winter shutdown will include erosion control measures throughout the project as needed.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/columbiatofreya/default.htm
Work Schedule: Weekday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm. Work is off the roadway.
Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232