Eastern region construction update and travel advisory

July 10 - 31, 2020
WSDOT Eastern Region, 509-324-6000

2020 Eastern Region construction map (pdf 256 kb)

 

2019 Eastern Region Chip Seal
Highway: SR 20, 26 Region: Eastern County: Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Adams, and Whitman
Description: Crack seal, prelevel areas, pavement repair areas, bridge deck repair, rumble strips, and guardrail.

  • Work Schedule: Aiming to complete the work the week of July 13 along SR 20, MP 302.00 -  MP 342.08 Republic to US 395. Mon - Fri, 7am-6pm

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

2020 Eastern Region Chip Seal
Highway: US 2, US 395/I-90 Interchange, SR 20, SR 270, SR 23, SR 27, SR 231 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln, Stevens, Spokane, Pend Oreille, Whitman & Adams
Description: Construction of Bituminous Surface Treatment (BST), removing existing overlay from bridge decks, bridge deck repair, waterproof membrane, planing bituminous pavement, crack sealing, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) for pavement repair, pre-level. Crushed Surfacing Base Course (CSBC), Crushed Surfacing Top Course (CSTC), centerline rumble strips, fog seal, pavement markings, guardrail, guideposts, traffic control.
Project website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2020-chip-seal/home

  • Section 1: US 2 - SR 21 to Creston (MP 220.85 to 230.07) - Chip seal will take place July 10 and July 13. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane alternating traffic with some delays.
  • Section 2: SR 23 - Lords Creek Rd. to SR 28 (MP 54 to 66.01) - Fog seal guideposts and paint lines. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 3: SR 27 - Rockford to Freeman (MP 68.73 to 75.65) - Fog seal and paint lines. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 4: SR 231 - Fisher Rd. to US 395 (MP 40 to 75.16) - Shoulder rock and crack sealing. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 5 - US 395 (MP 172.43 to 177.31) - No work planned this week.
  • Section 6 - US 2 (MP 306.23 to 313.78) - No work planned this week.
  • Section 7 - US 2 (MP 322.06 to 332.80) - No work planned this week.
  • Section 8 - US 2 - Rocklyn Rd. to Davenport (MP 245.45 to 250.54)- No work planned this week.
  • Section 9 - SR 20 - Tiger to Ruby Mt. (MP 390.41 to 404.41) - BST wheel ruts. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 10 - SR 270 - Bishop Rd. to Idaho State Line (MP 3.88 to 9.89) - Section is complete.
  • Section 11 - I-90/US 395 Interchange (MP 221.21 to 221.59) - Crack sealing. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 12A - US 395 Coulee to I-90 SB (MP 94.80 to 96.13) - Crack sealing. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.
  • Section 12B - US 395 Coulee to I-90 NB (MP 95.53 to 96.13) - Crack sealing. Drivers should be alert for flaggers and/or pilot cars directing single-lane, alternating traffic with some delays when work is underway.

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

2020 Eastern Basic Safety-Signing Rebid
Highway: SR 26 Region: Eastern County: Adams, Whitman Location: MP 61.51 to MP 118.11
Description: Removing and installing permanent signing and traffic control.
Project website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/easternregion/2020-chip-seal/home

  • Work Schedule: Physical completion granted July 2. 

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

2020 Eastern Region Strategic Pavement Preservation 
Highway: US 395, SR 902, SR 25, SR 231, SR 211 Region: Eastern County: Adams, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens
Description: Strategic maintenance on various State Routes within Eastern Region, where the pavement is in poor condition, to preserve the roadways. Activities will include crack sealing and pavement repair.

  • Work Schedule: Construction scheduled to begin July 27.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8410

Adams

US 395/Franklin Co Line to Lee Rd SB Lanes - Paving
Highway:
US 395 Region: Eastern County: Adams  Location: MP 61.24 to MP 72.36 (SR 26 MP 60.80 to MP 61.58)
Description: Rehabilitates 11.1 miles of the existing asphalt pavement on US 395 by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes and shoulders.  Rehabilitates 0.8 miles of the existing asphalt pavement on SR 26 by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes.  (45 working days)
Project website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us395/franklin-county-line-lee-road/home

  • Work Schedule: Construction scheduled to begin July 13. Grinding and paving operations will last through the month of July. Crews will begin work on the inside lanes the week of July 13 and switch to the outside lanes the week of July 20. Work hours are Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with single-lane closures. Crews have also legally reduced the speed limit through the work zone from 70mph to 60mph through the duration of the project.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8410

Ferry

SR 21 - West Fork Sanpoil Bridge Replace Structure (MP 145.6)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Ferry Location: MP 145.6
Description: Earthwork, removing and relocating the temporary Bailey Bridge, removing the existing bridge and installing a new bridge with wing walls, paving with HMA, stream channel excavation and in water stream work, rock and boulder placing, woody material placing and other items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr21/westfork-san-poil-bridge/home

  • Work Schedule: Contractor is preparing the irrigation system in order to water the plantings during the summer. Work on the bridge commenced on June 8th, including rebar placement and concrete placement. Backfilling both bridge ends will be taking place when the concrete reaches the design strength. The contractor will continue working on the bridge deck and barrier.

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

Lincoln

  • No scheduled traffic impacts

Pend Oreille

  • No scheduled traffic impacts

Spokane

I-90 - Barker Road Interchange Improvement
Highway:
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 293.74 to MP 294.45
Description: Construct a roundabout at each of the eastbound and westbound ramp terminals (55 working days)
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/barker-harvard/home

  • Work Schedule:  Construction scheduled to begin July 20.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8410

I-90 - Medical Lake/SR 902 Interchange Improvements (MP 272.81)
Highway: I-90/SR 902 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 272.81
Description: Reconstruction of the intersections at the eastbound and westbound ramp terminals. This will replace the current intersections with roundabouts. Replacement and relocation of the intersection of SR 902 and Geiger Blvd. with a roundabout. Construction of a new bridge structure parallel to the existing overpass at I-90.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/medical-lake/home

  • Work Schedule: Installation of the bridge deck forms and rebar is ongoing. The installation of drainage structures and grading for the new roundabout at the eastbound ramp terminals is ongoing. The bridge deck concrete pour is scheduled for the week of July 20 - 24. The deck will be poured at night and will require lane closures along I-90. All traffic will be routed off the interstate, through the ramp terminals, and back onto I-90. Installation of drainage structures and earthwork on the new connection to the STA West Plains Transit Center is ongoing. Work to begin on temporary lanes to bypass construction of the roundabout will begin next week.

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

I-90 - Salnave Rd to BNSF RR Bridge - Paving
Highway:
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 265.84 to MP 270.10
Description: Rehabilitates 4.3 miles of the existing asphalt pavement by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes.  (17 working days)
Project website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/salnave-road-bnsf-rr-bridge/home

  • Work Schedule:  All contract work is complete, minor punch list items remain. Project is on suspension awaiting inspection on pavement smoothness. The 60mph speed limit restriction has been lifted.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8410

I-90 - Sprague Ave I/C to Argonne Rd I/C - Paving
Highway:
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 284.81 to MP 287.99
Description: Rehabilitates 4.3 miles of the existing asphalt pavement by grinding and placing 0.15 foot depth of asphalt on the driving lanes.  
Project website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/sprague-argonne/home

  • Work Schedule:  Work continues on bridge decks and HMA pre-leveling. Hours of work are 7 pm. through 6 am., Monday - Thursday. through 7/25, and Sunday - Thursday 7pm - 6am beginning 7/26.  Expect delays during the overnight hours with completion in early October 2020. 

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

I-90 - US 2 Garden Springs to Broadway Ave - Ramp Meters (MP 279.79 to 282.54)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 279.79 to MP 282.54
Description: This project improves various I-90 ramps by furnishing and installing: ITS ramp meters and other ITS components, constructing foundations for ITS standards, pavement markings, permanent signing, bridge-mounted sign brackets, traffic curb, concrete barrier, guardrail and guardrail anchors, irrigation system repairs, seeding and fertilizing.
Project Website: https://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/us2-garden-springs-broadway/home

  • Work Schedule: Walnut Street - installing conduits on structure and installing loops; Monroe Street - installing loops; Hamilton Street - installing loops; Brown Street - installing loops; Division Street - installing loops. Work scheduled daily Monday night - Wednesday night.

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

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: The contractor issued physical completion. 

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. The contractor received test results for the contaminated material and has determined an area of removal. Concrete paving has been completed, including all ramps. The contaminated soil has been removed and the Department of Ecology has approved the backfill process to take place.  The north roundabout on Freya has been striped per plan with yellow chevrons. 
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/US395/columbiatofreya/default.htm

  • Work Schedule: Painting the barrier, snow fence, and guardrail are all on the schedule to complete this project.

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

North Spokane Corridor-US 395/NSC BNSF 2nd Railroad Realignment
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: NSC MP 159.06 - 160.59
Description: Construction of two railroad structures, BNSF shoofly, retaining walls, clearing, and grubbing, roadway excavation and embankment, HMA paving, installing curb and sidewalk plus utility work.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/us395/nsc-bnsf/home

  • Work Schedule: Backfill mainline T-wall, Bridgeport hammerhead, placing rebar for center footings, set and pour center columns, various retaining walls, pour mainline center columns, build center pier abutment. Mon-Fri 6 am - 6 pm. Wellesley Avenue closed. 

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

SR 290 Spokane River E. Trent Bridge - Replace Bridge (MP 0.74 to 0.95)
Highway: SR 290 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 0.74 to MP 0.95
Description: This project will remove and replace the existing bridge along with full-depth roadway reconstruction, utility adjustments, and upgrades, illumination, infiltration pond grading, stormwater upgrades, cement concrete ramps, and traffic island construction.
Project Website: https://wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR290/trentbridge/default.htm

  • Work Schedule: Building vibration monitoring, begin bridge demo. The East Trent Bridge closed on Monday, June 1 at 7:30 pm. The Spokane River closed June 24. Work scheduled Monday - Thursday.

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

US 195 - Install Shoulder Rumble Strip
Highway:
US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane and Whitman Location: MP 8.60 to MP 91.17
Description: Reduce run-off-the-road incidents by installing shoulder rumble strips.  (35 working days)

  • Work Schedule:  All contract work is complete. Reviewing for punchlist items.

Contact: Tom Brasch, Project Engineer, 509-323-8410

Stevens

  • No scheduled traffic impacts

Whitman

PCC Railroad Structure Rehabilitation and Replacement
Highway: Near US 195 Region: Eastern County: Spokane & Whitman 
Description: Rehabilitate bridges at MP 10.5 & 28.4, replace bridge at MP 29.48 and replace bridge at MP 23.89 with a culvert.

  • Work Schedule: Project on suspension for seeding window.

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

PV Hooper Track Improvements
Highway: Near SR 26 Region: Eastern County: Adams & Whitman 
Description: Hooper railroad line at MP 25.79 to 41.60. This project replaces ties, rail, and OTM, places ballast, track and restores ditches.

  • Work Schedule: Project to restart in August. Mon - Fri 6am - 6pm

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

Washington State Rural Rail Rehabilitation
Highway: Near SR 26, US 2, US 195 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln & Whitman
Description: Improves three branches of the PCC Railway System. The Hooper Branch consists of replacing ties, placing ballast, surfacing, ditching, surfacing turnouts, and crossing rehabilitation. The CW Branch consists of replacing ties, placing ballast, surfacing, rail and OTM replacement, rehabilitation, and replacement of turnouts and crossings. The P&L Branch consists of replacing ties, placing ballast, surfacing, replace crossing and surfacing turnouts, rehabilitation of two timber structures, and replacing eight structures.

  • Work Schedule: Along the P&L branch, crews will be performing ballast placement, joint rehabilitation, placing switch ties, along with surface line and dress and concrete crossings. At bridge 20.4 they are removing rail from bridge, demoing bridge, and driving piles. At bridge, 12.4 crew will remove the existing rail, ties, stingers, spacers, and backwall. At bridge 16.2 they are installing new stingers backfilling the backwall and installing rail. Hours of work are Mon - Fri, 7am - 4pm

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

 

Construction Information for the Greater Spokane Metropolitan Area