Central and Eastern Washington weekly travel planner

This weekly updated page provides information on major construction projects that could change your travel plans around Eastern Washington. 

Planned construction for the week of July 4 - 8

No work is scheduled for Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

Benton County

Crews are improving US 395 and Ridgeline Drive, by constructing an interchange at Ridgeline Drive and an at-grade intersection improvements at Hildebrand Boulevard. Travelers can expect weekday single-lane closures. Access to South Bofer Canyon Road from southbound and northbound US 395 via SR 397 will be closed to the public due to roadway excavation for thru traffic until further notice. Christensen Road will be closed between the intersections of Christensen Road and Southridge Boulevard and Christensen Road and Ridgeline Drive until further notice for utility work. US 395 from MP 13.35 to 14.50 NB, there will be a lane closure that will be left in place 24 hours a day from the end of the detour thru Hildebrand Boulevard taking the outside lane until further notice for roadway excavation and building the new lane.

Grant County

In Moses Lake at the intersection of SR 17 and Grape Drive, a contractor constructing a multi lane roundabout to replace the current signalized intersection.  Travelers will encounter lane closures and local detours for left-hand turns.  Traffic control is in place 24/7.

Okanogan County

On US 97 north of Tonasket, a maintenance crew is chip sealing wheel ruts on the highway from Tonasket to Cordell.  Travelers can expect flagger-controlled traffic with a pilot car and delays of 20 minutes.

Spokane County

The right lane of northbound Market Street at Garland Avenue remains closed for construction of the Children of the Sun Trail along the North Spokane Corridor within Spokane city limits. 

The eastbound I-90 off-ramp to Argonne/Mullan Road is closed until further notice as crews continue work on rehabilitating the Mullan Road bridge over I-90 in Spokane Valley. Crews have also reduced northbound Mullan Road by two lanes. Drivers needing access to northbound Mullan Road from I-90 will be detoured using the Broadway interchange to the west. The Argonne Road eastbound I-90 off-ramp will remain closed through the duration of the project. Drivers can also expect various overnight lane closures of I-90 in both directions due to the work happening on the bridge.

The City of Spokane has closed the eastbound I-90 off-ramp at Freya Street in Spokane for paving work at the interchange. Drivers will need to use the Altamont Street off-ramp as a detour.

Stevens County

Paving operations began on US 395 between Immel Rd. to Arden. Working hours are between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. with single-lane closures and pilot car directing traffic through the work zone. Delays up to 20 minutes are possible.

Bridge work on SR 25 begins Tuesday, July 5. Drivers can expect 24/7 single-lane closures on the bridge during bridge deck repair work for concrete curing. Work is anticipated to last through Friday, July 8.

Whitman County

For the week of July, 4, crews are will be chip sealing on SR 26 between Dusty and LaCrosse from June 30, through July 5 (no work over weekends or the 4th of July holiday). Rumble strips will be installed on SR 27 between Garfield and Rockford on July 5. Chip sealing on SR 127 will occur from July 5 to 7. Crews will also begin chip sealing US 195 starting July 8, through July 11. No work will be conducted on SR 261 next week. All work on various routes is part of the chip seal project. Delays up to 20 minutes are possible with single-lane closures. 

Concrete panel replacement began on US 195 between the Old BNRR Bridge and the junction with SR 271. Temporary traffic signals will direct traffic through the work zone, alternating between north and south. Drivers can expect 24/7 lane closures for concrete curing of panels. Crews will be off the roadway with US 195 fully open over weekends.

Drivers can expect minor delays on SR 26 between Dusty and Colfax as part of the addition of the climbing lanes project. A single lane will be restricted during the week of July 4, with flagging operations. Pedestrians and bicyclists will be escorted through the site. Travelers should expect minor delays.

8,683 animals crossed the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area

as recorded by WSDOT and partners in 2020 and 2021.

46% increase in Amtrak Cascades ridership to 251,000 passengers

in 2021 compared to 172,000 in 2020.

Nine wetland and stream mitigation sites across 32.7 acres added

to our monitoring program in 2021 to help offset climate change impacts.