Eastern region construction update and travel advisory

October 23 - Nov. 6, 2020
WSDOT Eastern Region, 509-324-6000

2020 Eastern Region construction map (pdf 256 kb)

 

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

  • Work Schedule: All contract work is complete. The contractor is removing stock piled material.

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: All contract work was completed Sept. 1.

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

2020 Maintenance Pavement Preservation

  • Week of 10/5:
    • 10/5 and 10/6 - US 195 from Colton to SR 27
    • 10/7 & 10/8 - I-90 from Tokio (MP 218.6 to 231.8)
  • 10/11 - I-90 from Barker Road to Idaho State Line - Grind and Inlay (Night work)

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: All contract work is complete. Awaiting the contractor's plan for plastic arrow repair. Traffic control for remaining repairs will require short duration single lane closures.

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, wood material placing and other items.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr21/westfork-san-poil-bridge/home

  • Work Schedule: The new bridge on SR 21 reopened to traffic on Oct. 5. The contractor is finishing required earthwork to remove the Bailey Bridge shoofly. Landscaping and irrigation will take place all of October. The contractor will work on bridge punchlist items.

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

Lincoln

SR 21 - Keller Ferry Terminal and Pontoon Replacement (MP 106.65)
Highway: SR 21 Region: Eastern County: Lincoln/Ferry Location: MP 106.65
Description: North and south Keller Ferry terminals, replace pontoons, decking, railing and anchors.

  • Work Schedule: No traffic impacts at this time. 

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

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: Final electrical work that was scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 26, has been pushed back to Wednesday, Oct. 28, due to snow on the ground. All ramps will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Oct. 28 through Oct. 30, to stand illumination poles.

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

I-90 - Harvard Road Interchange Improvement
Highway:
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 295.15 to MP 296.45
Description: Widening the structure over I-90 to add a northbound lane and realigning the westbound I-90 on-ramps to create better merging.
Project Website: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/barker-harvard/home

  • Work Schedule: Beginning October 26 until July 2021, speed reduction will be implemented in both directions. Single lane and shoulder restrictions should be expected Monday-Friday 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

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: All ramps and roundabouts are open to traffic. General site cleanups and preparations for planning are being made. The remaining bridge barrier has been poured and is curing. Installation of barrier railing and fencing will be ongoing over the next few weeks. From October 26 - 30, both westbound I-90 lanes will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. while the remaining bridgework is removed and utility hangers are installed. During the closure, traffic will be routed off of the westbound off ramp, through the roundabout and back onto I-90 using the westbound off ramp. The same closure will take place for the eastbound lanes November 3-7. 

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

I-90 - Lincoln Co. to BNSF RR Bridge - Roadside safety
Highway:
I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 255.00 to MP 270.10
Description: Grading and excavation in the median. Rock Removal and installation of concrete barrier and guardrail.
Project website: https://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/lincoln-county-bnsf-rr-bridge/home

  • Work Schedule:  First working day is anticipated for April.

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: A shoulder closure will take place this week to inspect bridge expansion joints.

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: Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

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

I-90 - Spokane Port of Entry Weigh Station Scale Pit Repairs (MP 298.31 to 298.32)
Highway: I-90 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: MP 298.31 to MP 298.32
Description: This project rehabilitates the weigh scale pits.
Project Website: https://wsdot.wa.gov/projects/i90/spokane-port-entry/home

  • Work Schedule: TBD

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

North Spokane Corridor-US 395/NSC Spokane River to Columbia (MP 159.05 - 161.16)
Highway: US 395 Region: Eastern County: Spokane Location: NSC MP 159.05 - 161.16
Description: This project constructs two prestressed concrete girder bridges, two weathering steel plate girder bridges, including grading, excavation, embankment, concrete retaining walls, noise walls and barrier, PCCP, HMA, stormwater, and drainage, curbing, guardrail, fencing, concrete barrier, sidewalks, illumination, ITS, signing and pavement markings.

  • Work Schedule: TBD

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

North Spokane Corridor-US 395/NSC BNSF 2nd Railroad Realignment (MP 159.06 - 160.59)
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: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Wellesley 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: Monday - Thursday 5 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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

Stevens

No scheduled work at this time.

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. This project involves roadway excavation, embankment compaction, scour repair and temporary stream diversion, driving steel piles, timber stringers, railroad ballast, treated timber superstructure and steel superstructure.

  • Work Schedule: Punchlist items remain.

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 is pending physical completion.

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: Hours of work are Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

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

Construction Information for the Greater Spokane Metropolitan Area