Spokane Valley

Traffic hazards multiplying in Spokane Valley

Flaggers direct traffic on Bowdish Road just south of Sprague, July 11,while utility work is completed in the area. There have been several cases so far this year where utility workers have severed natural gas lines in Spokane Valley in residential neighborhoods.  (J. Bart Rayniak)
Flaggers direct traffic on Bowdish Road just south of Sprague, July 11,while utility work is completed in the area. There have been several cases so far this year where utility workers have severed natural gas lines in Spokane Valley in residential neighborhoods. (J. Bart Rayniak)

Flaggers direct traffic on Bowdish Road just south of Sprague in 2011. SR file photo.

The weather is so nice outside, it must be time for road construction. The city of Spokane Valley is expanding the number of roads being worked on this week. The lane restrictions on Appleway Blvd. between Dishman Mica Road and University Road will continue all week for a road resurfacing project. This work means the intersection of Farr Road and Appleway will be closed to northbound and southbound traffic for a while around mid-day Tuesday. Drivers will be asked to detour to Dishman Mica Road.

Sidewalk upgrades are being done on University Road between Fourth and 16th Avenues. There will be occassional curb lane closures all week; flaggers and signs will direct traffic through the work zone. Everyone remember to slow down in the work zones.

 




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