Eastern region construction update and travel advisory

Apr. 18 - May 2, 2019
WSDOT Eastern Region, 509-324-6000

Please Note: All construction and maintenance activities are weather dependent. 

Adams

I-90 - SR 21 to Ritzville - Paving (MP 208.16 to MP 218.60)
Highway: 
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Adams Location: MP 208.16 to 218.60
Description: Restores 9.9 miles of the existing asphalt pavement by grinding and place 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes and shoulders. A reduced speed limit of 60 mph will be implemented during construction and enforced day and night. until completion in June.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/SR-21-ritzville/home

  • Work Schedule: Grinding operations have begun on the eastbound, left lane. Paving is scheduled for April 18. April 22, the eastbound on-ramp of the Paha-Packard Interchange will be closed for paving operations. I-90 through the work zone will have a reduced speed limit from 70 mph down to 60 mph. The speed reduction will be enforced day and night until operations are complete. Expect single lane closures and short term, intermittent ramp closures.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Ferry

Keller Ferry Terminal and Pontoon Replacement North and South (MP 106.65 to 106.67)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln and Ferry Location: MP 106.65 to 106.67
Description: Construction to take place at the north and south Keller Ferry Terminals. Work will include replacing pontoons, decking, railing, and anchors.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr21/keller-ferry/home

  • Work Schedule: Pile driving to continue through April 19. No work scheduled for the week of April 22.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

SR 21 - Curlew to Canada Flood Repair (MP 185.00 to 
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 185.00 to 190.20
Description: Slope and shoulder reconstruction, asphalt paving and guardrail replacement

  • Work Schedule: Hot mix asphalt was rejected last fall due to smoothness requirements. The contractor has developed a repair plan with paving scheduled to begin May 6. Single lane closures will be implemented for repair work.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Lincoln

US 2 - Reardan to Espanola Rd. - Paving (MP 263.45 to 271.02)
Highway:
US 2 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln & Spokane Location: MP 263.45 to 271.02
Description: Restores 7.6 miles of existing asphalt pavement by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes.
Project Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/reardan-espanola/home

  • Work Schedule: Work within Reardan city limits is scheduled from April 15 to May 24. ADA ramp removal and pave back progress will continue until April 26. Drivers should expect some delays with flagged lane closures and temporary intersection closures within the city.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

Pend Oreille

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: https://itdprojects.org/projects/id41oldtown/

  • Work Schedule: Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, April 1. One lane will remain open in each direction over the bridge. Crews will be finishing up the sidewalks and guardrail as well as finalizing the northwest retaining wall for the first few weeks. The new bridge planned for completion in September 2019. 

Contact: Megan Sausser, Idaho Transportation Department Communications, (208) 772-1295

Spokane

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: Planing, pavement repair, paving, bridge deck repair, safety improvements
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/hamilton-ramp/home

  • Work Schedule: WB I-90 on-ramp closed to traffic. Detours are in place.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

Eastern Region CCTV System - New Installs (MP 294.99/MP 167.00)
Highway: US 2/US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 294.99/MP 167.00
Description: Adding ITS CCTV cameras.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/cctv/home

  • Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Possible single lane or shoulder closures NB during morning hours.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

US 195 - Thorpe Road - Intersection Improvements (MP 94.44 to 95.44)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 94.44 to 95.44
Description: Project will include earthwork, culvert pipe, quarry spalls, CSBC, planing, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), paving, guardrail, and illumination work.
Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/thorpe/home

  • Work Schedule: TBD - no traffic control impacts at this time.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

US 195 - Smythe Rd. to Paradise Rd. - Paving (MP 82.69 to 86.00)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 82.69 to 86.00
Description: Asphalt paving and safety items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/smythe-paradise/home

  • Work Schedule: Grinding operations to begin April 17. Paving to begin Monday, April 22. Expect possible single lane or shoulder closures southbound Monday through Friday 6 am to 6 pm.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

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: Contractor repaired sidewalk at the southeast corner of US 2 and Day Mt. Spokane Rd. Minor punch list items remain.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

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: Contractor is mobilizing back at the work site. Minor vehicle delays possible when passing under the structures on Freya Street.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

North Spokane Corridor-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: Contractor beginning to mobilize equipment. Soil excavation and electrical.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232

US 2 - Hayford Rd. to Deer Heights Rd - Channelization (MP 279.26 to 279.55)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 279.26 to 279.55
Description: Revises the channelization and illumination near Hazelwood Rd. in Airway Heights.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/hayford-to-deer-heights/home

  • Work Schedule: Center turn lane has been closed to perform work for the new islands. It will remain closed for the duration of construction. Expect single lane closures from 7 pm to 5 am. Lane shifts are possible between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

I-90 - Sprague Ave. Interchange to Argonne Rd. Interchange - PCCP Rehabilitation Grinding (MP 284.41 to 287.99)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 284.41 to 287.99
Description: Restores and rehabilitates existing concrete pavement with panel replacement and surface grinding to preserve pavement structure.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/sprague-argonne/home

  • Work Schedule: TBD - no traffic control impacts at this time. Bid opening scheduled for April 24.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8411

US 2 - Colbert Rd. to Westwood Rd. - Paving (MP 299.74 to 306.01)
Highway: US 2 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 299.74 to 306.01
Description: Work will include pavement repair, bridge deck repair, planing, crack sealing, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), paving and guardrail installation.
Website: http://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us2/colbert-westwood/home

  • Work Schedule: TBD - no traffic control impacts at this time.

Contact: Chad Simonson, Project Engineer, 509-324-6252

Stevens

  • No scheduled traffic impacts

Whitman

US 195 - SR 271 to Plaza Rd. - Paving (MP 62.15 to 69.94)
Highway: US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane and Whitman Location: MP 62.15 to 69.94
Description: Asphalt paving and safety items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us195/sr-271-plaza/home

  • Work Schedule: Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 6.

Contact: Mark Allen, Project Engineer, 509-324-6232