Stories tagged: highway
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open
Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway …
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 2:01 P.M.
Washington freeway reopens after tank truck rollover
A section of a major freeway in Washington state has reopened state after a tanker truck rolled over and spilled fuel near the Port of Tacoma.
UPDATED: MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2015, 9:03 P.M.
Idaho cattle rancher killed in gunfire exchange with sheriff’s deputies
A cattle rancher was killed in a shootout with Adams County Sheriff’s deputies late Sunday following a vehicle collision between his bull and a station wagon on U.S. Highway 95 …
THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2010, 7:53 A.M.
Crews blasting out better I-90 on Snoqualmie Pass
The sheer magnitude of it is difficult to comprehend, even in person. More than one million tons of rock to be blasted and removed. Three hundred cubic yards of concrete …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19, 2009, 6:39 P.M.
Two killed in head-on collision
Two Lewiston residents died Saturday when their car collided head-on with another attempting a pass on State Route 127 seven miles south of Dusty, in Whitman County.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 1996
High Hopes For Walleye At Liberty
After a 1995 attempt to stock Liberty Lake with walleye failed, officials with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife are optimistic that a release last Friday will be …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7, 1996
Mcrae Creek Road Closed For Repair
The U.S. Forest Service is closing the McRae Creek Road in the Fernan Ranger District for the next two weeks for reconstruction. The closed portion begins at County Road 503 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 6, 1996
Avalanches Close Passes
Avalanches sent cascades of snow and rocks onto two major Cascade mountain highways Monday evening, halting most traffic between Eastern and Western Washington. One person was rescued from a slide …
TUESDAY, FEB. 6, 1996
Panel Backs Funds To Ease I-90 Congestion
Drivers tired of tie-ups on Interstate 90 between Sprague Avenue and Argonne Road may get some relief from the Legislature. The House Transportation Committee on Monday added $1 million to …
SUNDAY, DEC. 31, 1995
Avalanche Closes Road Near Lowman
An avalanche Saturday night closed Idaho 21 between the Grandjean Junction and Banner Summit, the Idaho Transportation Department said. The avalanche occurred Saturday night at about 5 p.m. 20 miles …
TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1995
Montana Road Will Be Closed For Repair
Reconstruction and repair of badly damaged sections of the Going-to-the-Sun Road will begin Wednesday night and close the road to through traffic five nights a week, the park said Monday. …
SATURDAY, JULY 8, 1995
Steel Arm Helps Bridge Workers Hang Out Repair Crews Eye State’s Bridges From The Bottom Up As They Move From Job To Job
A truck with a 60-foot long mechanical arm gripped a bucket-load of workers Friday and dangled them 464 feet above the Moyie River Canyon. Riding the steel arm is the …
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 1995
Road Ranking Helps Steer Repairs State Tries To Sink Money Into Stretches With Worst Rating
North Idaho drivers may have their own choices for worst roads in the state. But state transportation officials contend the roughest road in North Idaho is a stretch of state …
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 1995
Crews Get Back To Grind On Interstate 90 Bumps
A sign on I-90 near Park Road tells commuters what they probably already know. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review