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US 395 - NSC Sprague Ave. to Spokane River - Phase 1

Project news

This project was awarded to Hamilton Construction Co. This project will create the first new lanes of the North Spokane Corridor south of the Spokane River.

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.

US 395 - Franklin Co. Line to Lee Rd. - SB Lanes - Paving

Project news

The project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt on April 20.

Needs & benefits

The project will rehabilitate the existing pavement by grinding and paving the top 0.15ft of asphalt; lanes and shoulders. There will be single lane and shoulder closures. Ramps to SR 26 may be closed for short intermittent times as the construction operations travel through the on and off-ramp merge points. 

Timeline

Construction began on July 13.

2020 Eastern Region Chip Seal

Project news

The project was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt Inc. Construction began June 8.

For a breakdown of current work visit our weekly travel advisory and construction page

Needs & benefits

Several sections of the roadway will be chip sealed to rehabilitate the pavement to preserve and maintain the pavement structure. 

I-90 - Salnave Rd. to BNSF RR Bridge - Paving - Complete July 2020

Project news

Project was awarded to Shamrock Paving on April 20. Work began on June 1 and was completed in early July.

Needs & benefits

This project will rehabilitate nearly 5 miles of Interstate 90 in both directions by grinding out the current pavement and inlaying new HMA (Hot Mix Asphalt) on the roadway to create a smoother ride.

Timeline

This project was completed July 1. 

Funding

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I-90 - Lincoln Co. to BNSF RR Bridge - Roadside Improvements

Project news

An online open house was held through February 28 seeking public input. Comments and suggestions are being reviewed. 

Project was awarded to Shamrock Paving on Aug. 27.

Needs & benefits

Reduce the risk and severity of run off the road collisions throughout the highway corridor by removing vertical rock cuts and outcrops from the median or by shielding the rock with a barrier. 

Timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021.

US 395 North Spokane Corridor - Spokane River to Columbia - Shared Use Path

Project news

The project will go to advertisement in July 2020. This project will be a Design-Build construction project with construction beginning in spring 2021.

Closure of Keller Ferry extended until January

Keller Ferry users who travel across the Columbia River on State Route 21 will need to find alternate routes until early January because of additional issues uncovered during repairs to the M/V Sanpoil. Service on the run is now scheduled to resume Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

19-day closure of Keller Ferry run to begin early December

Hull repair and US Coast Guard inspection to remove vessel from service

Plan early for Thanksgiving weekend travel

Travelers need to prepare for winter weather and extra traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

A better way to roll: Washingtonians encouraged to help shape state's active transportation plan

People in Washington have an opportunity to help create a vision for a transportation system that supports all modes of travel – including walking, biking and rolling. WSDOT is updating the state active transportation plan, which serves as the needs assessment for accessible pedestrian and bicyclist connections, and public input is needed.

Search for missing Colville pilot concluded with discovery of body Saturday morning

Search for missing Colville pilot concluded with discovery of body Saturday morning

Update on options for US2/Colbert Road intersection north of Spokane planned for Nov. 18

COLBERT - Community members are invited to hear an update about potential safety improvements at the intersection of US 2 near Colbert Road during a Monday, Nov. 18, public meeting.

WSDOT searching in Colville area for missing plane

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Transportation is searching for a missing plane in the Colville/Stevens County area of Eastern Washington.

I-90 - Barker to Harvard

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