Stories tagged: Interstate 90
Mon., March 31, 2014, 2:43 p.m.
Landslide closes westbound I-90 near Idaho line
MISSOULA, Mont. — A landslide has forced the closure of westbound lanes on Interstate 90 five miles east of the Idaho border. The Missoulian reports Monday that westbound traffic is …
UPDATED: Tue., March 4, 2014, 3:17 p.m.
Interstate 90 reopens in Idaho after avalanche fears pass
Interstate 90 at Lookout Pass reopened Tuesday afternoon after avalanche fears subsided, the Idaho Transportation Department said.
Mon., March 3, 2014, 6:36 p.m.
Avalanche danger closes Lookout Pass
Lookout Pass along Interstate 90 has been closed on the Montana side due to avalanche danger.
Mon., March 3, 2014, 7:41 a.m.
Weekend snow closes passes, delays school
Spokane city crews worked overnight to clear five inches of snow that fell Sunday, blanketing the region and shutting down mountain passes. Forecasters say warmer conditions will round out the …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, 9:03 a.m.
Woman dies in single-car collision on I-90
A single-car collision on westbound I-90 near North Argonne Road has one lane of traffic blocked this morning. The Washington State Patrol said a woman has died.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2013, 3:46 p.m.
10-vehicle collision blocking westbound Interstate 90 east of Ritzville
A 10-vehicle collision is blocking both westbound lanes of Interstate 90 seven miles east of Ritzville.
Thu., Nov. 28, 2013
Chain-reaction crash on Interstate 90 kills one, injures eight
One person died and eight were injured in a chain-reaction collision southwest of Spokane as holiday travel got underway Wednesday morning. The three accidents shortly after 8 a.m. appeared to …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, 3:52 p.m.
Semitruck loses load of legumes, covers Interstate 90 in peas
A semitruck hauling dried peas lost multiple boxes on westbound Interstate 90 just east of the Freya exit, according to a Washington State Patrol news release, slowing traffic.
Mon., Nov. 11, 2013
Getting There: STA to launch bus clad in stars and stripes
Spokane Transit Authority is celebrating Veterans Day today in the best way it knows how: rolling out a new version of the red, white and blue bus. “This was initiated …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013
Getting There: Council releases 2040 transportation plan
Population growth and an expanding economy are expected to bring a 37 percent increase in vehicle travel in the Spokane area by 2040. In the same time, demand for transit …
Mon., Sept. 23, 2013
Getting There: I-90 work will cause delays for six weeks
Construction on Interstate 90 in Central Washington will be causing lane restrictions and likely travel delays for the next six weeks, state transportation officials said. The work will mainly affect …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013
Competing Idaho billboards criticize, defend U.S –Israel foreign policy
Contrasting views on America’s relationship with Israel have unfurled along an 8-mile section of Interstate 90 in North Idaho. A billboard in Coeur d’Alene criticizing U.S. military aid to Israel …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 11:29 a.m.
Pedestrian hit and killed following accident
One person was killed around 8 a.m. today after a two-car crash on the Sprague Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 90 westbound.
Mon., July 29, 2013, 7:53 a.m.
Man found dead on Highway 95 in Coeur d’Alene
A dead man was found on the side of the highway in Coeur d’Alene late Sunday night.
Mon., July 15, 2013
Getting There: Marshall gravel mine worries neighbors
Rock mining in the Marshall area of southwest Spokane County is putting dozens of heavy loads on Cheney-Spokane Road, and residents of the area said they are concerned about public …
Mon., June 24, 2013
Work begins to install city signs meant to keep drivers updated
Drivers last week might have wondered about that huge drill rig along the northbound lanes of Division Street at Gordon Avenue. Wonder no more: A contractor is installing a series …
Thu., June 13, 2013
Idaho trooper kills man during struggle for gun
LOOKOUT PASS – An Idaho State Police trooper shot and killed a man during a struggle over a handgun Wednesday along Interstate 90 just west of the Idaho-Montana state line. …
Mon., June 10, 2013
Getting There: LED lights being installed on Interstate 90
A project to replace freeway lighting in downtown Spokane is going to save the Washington State Department of Transportation a lot of money on energy and maintenance costs, at the …
Mon., June 3, 2013
Getting There: Francis Avenue renovation gets into high gear
Road construction has moved into northwest Spokane in a major way with work on the state Highway 291 route along Francis Avenue west of Division Street and then northward on …
Mon., June 3, 2013
Beautification project tackles Spokane’s ‘gateways’
Spokane city officials are pushing forward with a long-term plan to clean, paint and upgrade downtown underpasses under Interstate 90 and the BNSF Railway tracks. Launched last year, the effort …
Sat., May 11, 2013, 2:02 p.m.
Semitruck fire along I-90 extinguished
A semitruck carrying 240 gallons of diesel caught on fire along Interstate 90 this morning.
Mon., May 6, 2013
Getting There: Idaho dust storms snarl traffic, lead to crashes
Idaho State Police and the Department of Transportation reacted last week to back-to-back dust storms that led to injuries and vehicle damage in the southern part of the state. Officers …
Mon., April 15, 2013
Getting There: STA unveils plans to fix crowded corridors
Spokane Transit Authority last week unveiled a series of concepts to improve public transportation in future years. The cost ranges up to $400 million for construction of modern electric trolleys …
Mon., April 1, 2013
Getting There: Farwell, Bruce roads to close for summer projects
Two well-traveled routes in northeast Spokane County will be closed to traffic this construction season for major work. Farwell Road from the North Spokane Corridor to Market Street is being …
Thu., March 28, 2013
Neighbors want vacant lots to bloom
Commuters on Interstate 90 likely noticed as homes along the East Central stretch of the freeway began to disappear. Washington state Department of Transportation has been buying up several city …
Mon., March 25, 2013
Getting There: Female pilot reflects on hard-won career
The first woman to fly passengers aboard a Boeing 747 said she had no choice but to persevere even though the men who controlled the skies at the time tried …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
Getting There: New LED signs planned for I-90, Highway 2
Five electronic highway signs on Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 2 in the Spokane area are getting an update this year. The existing signs date to 1995 and use outdated …
Mon., Feb. 18, 2013
Getting There: Francis Avenue repaving starts this spring
Francis Avenue is getting a facelift starting this spring. The Washington State Department of Transportation is planning to repave the portion of the arterial route west of Division Street that …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
Caterpillar center officially opens
Local officials and Caterpillar executives gathered Thursday for a dedication of the company’s new distribution center, built and opened last year near Medical Lake. Company officials said the plant is …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2013, 1:55 p.m.
Trade Winds owners consider options; city wants land swap
Spokane city officials are talking with owners of the derelict Trade Winds Motor Inn about a property swap, with the intention of tearing down the motel to create a more …