Stories tagged: Interstate 90
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
From thriving to threadbare, East Sprague Avenue has seen its fortunes rise and fall. Now it’s turning a corner. For real.
If one building describes East Sprague Avenue, it’s the Pansie garage. On the main drag between Pittsburg and Magnolia streets, it’s uneven yet sturdy, almost as if two buildings were …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Burning power pole causes wires to fall across I-90 near downtown Spokane on Monday
A power pole along Interstate 90 caught fire Monday and caused power lines to fall onto the highway near the Hamilton exit.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
New charging stations to relieve ‘range anxiety’ in central Washington
Electric vehicle drivers in the center of the state should have some of their “range anxiety” eased with plans for nine new fast-charging stations.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Man who died in motorcycle crash while fleeing from the Idaho State Police identified as Spokane man
The man who died in a motorcycle crash while fleeing from an Idaho State Patrol trooper Tuesday has been identified as 46-year-old Blaze E. Smith of Spokane.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Man fleeing from Idaho State Police dies after motorcycle crash near Post Falls
A motorcyclist fleeing from the Idaho State Police crashed his motorcycle on Interstate 90 near Post Falls Tuesday and died at the scene.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
City lays boulders beneath I-90 in downtown Spokane to shift homeless to shelters
Boulders were dropped for a cost of $150,000, and city leaders say it’s just one of many steps Spokane is taking to get people off the streets and into the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Spokane woman pleads guilty to causing deadly, wrong way five-car crash
Carrah Goble, who was arrested in 2015 for the death of a man while drunken driving the wrong way on Interstate 90, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Spokane Superior Court to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
1 dead, 1 in serious condition after multi-car crash caused by thick smoke
Multiple cars and a semi-truck crashed late Thursday morning after entering a cloud of smoke coming from a brush fire.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Spokane man accused of DUI after nearly ramming ISP trooper
A Spokane man driving on the wrong side of Interstate 90 was arrested for felony DUI after nearly ramming an Idaho State Police trooper head on.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
I-90 reopened after semi crashes, bursts into flames on central Washington bridge
All lanes of Interstate 90 were closed for several hours Sunday morning when a semi truck crashed on the Vantage Bride, spilling several gallons of diesel fuel before catching on …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:25 a.m.
Birding brightens driver’s commute on I-90
I spend about 90 minutes in a vehicle each day, commuting from Coeur d’Alene to downtown Spokane. I didn’t expect to be birding from Interstate 90. But the first day …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Traffic clear on westbound Interstate 90 near Argonne
A crash involving a car and a semi shut down a lane of westbound Interstate 90 just west of Argonne Road Wednesday afternoon, backing up traffic.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
Construction slowdowns snarl traffic across the region
The height of the summer travel season combined with large road construction projects have merged into major slowdowns and backups this week across the Spokane area, but also in North …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Child dies in Interstate 90 crash near Kingston, Idaho
A child died in a car crash on eastbound Interstate 90 near Kingston, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.
Thu., July 6, 2017
I-90 work moves to westbound lanes near downtown; backups expected
Maintenance work on Interstate 90 is moving to the westbound lanes this week, resulting in the closure of one lane going into downtown
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Man found dead near Schrag I-90 rest area
A body was found Tuesday at the Schrag rest area on eastbound Interstate 90 between Ritzville and Spokane.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Woman survives violent carjacking in downtown Spokane; suspect pulled over on I-90
On Monday afternoon, Sonora Hetrick was heading home from her job at a coffee shop, waiting for the light to change at an intersection in downtown Spokane, when another woman …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Traffic snarled near Coeur d’Alene for hours after freeway crash closes I-90
A van and trailer that flipped on Interstate 90 near the Yellowstone Trail overpass just east of Coeur d’Alene snarled traffic for hours Saturday, according to the Idaho State Police.
Sun., June 25, 2017
New lights under I-90 overpass proposed to combat crime near Lewis and Clark High School
Following the success of increased lighting in the East Sprague neighborhood, the city will consider installing new LED fixtures under the I-90 overpass near Lewis and Clark High School. Principal …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Crash on Interstate 90 near Missoula kills two
The Montana Highway Patrol says two people have died in a crash involving a truck and a car on Interstate 90 near Missoula.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Fire sparked by barbecue temporarily shuts down Interstate 90
Interstate 90 westbound at George, Washington, was temporarily closed Sunday due to a wildfire that officials say was caused by a spark from a barbecue along the Columbia River.
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
Wed., May 17, 2017
Better traffic control on I-90 welcomed
Spokane has grown considerably since 1974, when I-90 was opened. It’s good to see that traffic-control measures may soon be implemented to reflect that reality.
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
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
I-90 construction near Altamont causing major eastbound, afternoon backups
As expected, construction work on eastbound Interstate 90 through downtown caused a major backup.
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
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Pothole causes Interstate 90 crash in North Idaho
A pothole caused a crash on Interstate 90 near Rose Lake Friday afternoon, according to the Idaho State Police.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Driver injured in collision with semi on I-90 at Vantage Bridge
One driver was injured after a semi truck collided with a car on Interstate 90 at the Vantage Bridge. The collision blocked all lanes of the freeway in both directions, …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Worker hit, killed in construction zone on Interstate 90
Authorities say a worker was hit and killed by a vehicle driven by a co-worker in a construction zone on Interstate 90 in southern Montana.