Stories tagged: Getting There
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Getting There: Patience drivers, road construction continues in Spokane and surrounding areas
A spate of construction projects in Spokane and the surrounding region continues to slow traffic.
Mon., July 31, 2017
Getting There: Monroe-Lincoln paving starts at 7 p.m. Monday
The final paving on Monroe and Lincoln streets downtown starts at 7 p.m. Monday, ending two summers of disruption to rebuild both streets from below ground up.
Mon., July 24, 2017
Getting There: In a car, pets may be more of a distraction than kids
A new poll out of Seattle finds that barking dogs are more distracting than rambunctious kids while driving.
Mon., July 17, 2017
Getting There: Paving crews return to finish downtown job
Paving crews will return Tuesday night to Lincoln and Monroe streets in downtown Spokane to finish a job started last year
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
Completion of downtown paving project expected in coming weeks
When workers were shut down due to cold weather last fall, they still had not completed reconstruction of Monroe and Lincoln streets in the downtown area.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Getting There: Fix It Fest turning bumpy streets into nice rides
The city of Spokane is repairing some of the bumpiest streets that have nagged drivers for years
Mon., June 26, 2017
Getting There: Higher bus fares start Saturday
Bus riders are going to have to pay more for their lifts starting on Saturday
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Getting There: Additional damage found in areas of I-90 currently under repair; STA bus fares rise July 1
The contractor working to fix Interstate 90 in downtown Spokane reportedly found more extensive damage to bridge joints that will take longer to repair
Mon., June 12, 2017
I-90 bridge repairs underway in Idaho’s Silver Valley
Bridge ramps on Interstate 90 in the Silver Valley are undergoing repair work this year, which is causing a number of ramp closures.
Mon., June 5, 2017
Getting There: Summer road tripping can lighten your wallet
A study shows that summer road trips aren’t cheap. Many drivers spend $500 or more on them.
Mon., May 29, 2017
Getting There: 7th annual Neighbor Day arrives on Saturday at Felts Field
The seventh annual Felts Field Neighbor Day returns on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mon., May 22, 2017
Getting There: I-90 to be free-flowing during upcoming holiday weekend
Barricades and lane restrictions are being removed from eastbound Interstate 90 this coming weekend to make room for Memorial Day traffic
Mon., May 15, 2017
State looking for ways to ease Interstate 90 congestion through Spokane
State transportation officials are looking for ways to head off traffic congestion on I-90 through Spokane
Mon., May 8, 2017
Getting There: I-90 construction squeezes eastbound traffic
Maintenance and repair work on the eastbound side of Interstate 90 will slow traffic leaving the downtown area starting Monday
Mon., May 1, 2017
Getting there: Work on I-90 certain to cause traffic backups
Work starts Monday on Interstate 90 near downtown and is certain to cause traffic backups and slowdowns.
Mon., April 24, 2017
Doomsday Hill gets a total remake
Construction of a stormwater holding tank along Doomsday Hill has resulted in a complete makeover of Pettet Drive.
Mon., April 17, 2017
Construction again slowing traffic over Cascades on I-90
Construction over Snoqualmie Pass enters its ninth year, with more slowdowns and backups ahead.
Mon., April 10, 2017
Getting There: Centennial Trail draws thousands of users
Infrared technology is counting Centennial Trail users, and there are a lot of them
Mon., April 3, 2017
East Sprague reconstruction starts Monday
The East Sprague business area is getting a major facelift starting Monday.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 3 a.m.
Getting There: North Spokane freeway work resumes
Work on the north Spokane freeway resumes on Monday along with a handful of other major projects in the region
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene includes two roundabouts in Seltice Way project
Construction on the 3-mile revitalization of Seltice Way on the west end of Coeur d’Alene is expected to begin this year.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017
Getting There: Speeding drivers have lots of company, a new survey shows
A new poll conducted for PEMCO Insurance showed a 15 percent increase over the past six years in the number of drivers who admit being speeders. Derek Wing, spokesman for …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
Transportation officials consider ways to stem worsening I-90 congestion
Rush-hour congestion on Interstate 90 has worsened, and transportation officials are looking for ways to slow it down.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Spokane County commissioners asked to condemn property at Forker and Bigelow Gulch roads
Spokane county commissioners on Tuesday will consider condemnation proceedings on portions of five properties at Bigelow Gulch and Forker roads.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
STA ready to move ahead with voter-approved Prop 1 upgrades
The Spokane Transit Authority takes steps to implement improvements under voter-approved Proposition 1
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
North Monroe project hits bumps; some business owners concerned
A $7 million project to remake North Monroe Street north of Indiana Avenue has run into opposition
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Bonners Ferry has new flagpole at Canadian border
Transportation and border staff in North Idaho team up to erect a flagpole at the international border
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
North Cascades Highway temporarily closes for weekend
State highway officials are temporarily closing State Route 20 for the weekend because of heavy snow in the forecast.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
Getting There: Hillyard oil contamination puts roadblock in plans for North Spokane Corridor
Oil contamination in the old rail yard in Hillyard is causing problems for the future route of the North Spokane Corridor.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
State sees roundabouts as answer to congestion at Medical Lake interchange
The state is proposing three roundabouts for the Medical Lake interchange on Interstate 90 and two roundabouts at the Geiger Boulevard interchange.