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Eastern Region Facts

The Washington State Department of Transportation/Eastern Region is based in Spokane, Washington. We build and maintain the state-owned highway system over a seven county region in the northeast portion of the state.

Engineering and support services are located in Spokane. Engineers design and manage highway construction projects and inspect the work of private contractors to ensure that projects are built to specifications.

The Maintenance Division has four areas with offices in Colfax, Colville, Davenport and Spokane. Maintenance crews are based in equipment sheds throughout the seven county region. Maintenance is responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the system, as well as snow and ice control in the winter months.

The Eastern Region consists of:

Seven counties:
Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, portions of Franklin

Employees
Over 400 employees across 84 facilities

Biennial Budget
$350 to 400+ Million per biennium

  • Maintenance
    Approximately $61.5 Million
  • Engineering
    $300 to 350 Million

State Highways in Eastern Region: 2018 Highway Log Source Document

All Region State Highways - Mainline

Total Lane Miles - 3679

By Pavement Type:

  • BST - 2182
  • HMA - 1211
  • PCCP - 285

Entire Highway System - Including Ramps, Collectors and Special Use

Total Lane Miles - 3887

By Pavement Type:

  • BST - 5
  • HMA - 164
  • PCCP - 39

State Highway Bridges

Total Bridge Structures - 442

  • 64 Functionally Obsolete
  • 46 Structurally Deficient

Traffic Operations - Operated by WSDOT

  • 42 Signalized Intersections
  • 1 Ramp Meter
  • 15 Variable Message Signs (VMS)
  • 16 Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS)
  • 64 Cameras (CCTV)
  • 307 Illumination Systems
  • 12 Operating Roundabouts (4 under construction, 7 in design)
  • Over 25,000 signs

WSDOT Web Links

GrayNotebook - GNB

https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/fulltext/graynotebook/gray-notebook-Mar19.pdf (pdf 3.1 mb)