US 395 - NSC Spokane River to Columbia - New Segment

Project news

The project was advertised on Aug. 17, 2020.  Bids are scheduled to be opened on Oct. 21, 2020.

Needs & benefits

This project will complete the Wellesley Ave. interchange, including the mainline NSC bridge over Wellesley and two ramp bridges over BNSF spur line tracks.  The project will also complete the roadway excavation and embankment required to complete the mainline NSC down to the north side of Carlisle Ave., which includes a mainline bridge over Euclid Ave., retaining walls, HMA and concrete paving, drainage, and ITS and illumination appurtenances for future use.


Construction could begin as early as December 2020, dependant on the contractor's approved schedule.  The project is expected to have the Wellesley Interchange completed and open to traffic by the end of 2022, with full project completion by Spring of 2023.


Financial Data for PIN's 600015D and 600015E
Amount ($ in thousands)

  • Connecting Washington (CWA) - $62,203
  • Total - $62,203


Chad Simonson, project engineer
2714 N. Mayfair 
Spokane, WA, 99207
(509) 324-6252

North Spokane Corridor construction map from the Spokane River to Columbia.