Stories tagged: north spokane freeway
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Oil cleanup agreement opens path to North Spokane freeway through Hillyard
A major road block in the path of a new North Spokane freeway may be coming down under an agreement announced this week.
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., April 25, 2016
Spokane City Council drops push for transit vote
Last week’s decision to place a transit expansion measure on the November ballot has caused the Spokane City Council to back down from its own transit-improvement measure.
Fri., March 27, 2015
House Transportation Committee urged to raise gas tax, vehicle fees during hearing
OLYMPIA – A steady stream of business leaders and local government officials urged a House panel to raise the gasoline tax and several other vehicle fees and spend the projected …
Sun., July 13, 2014
Plan for North Spokane Corridor, I-90 ramps worry East Central leaders
The current design for connecting the long-elusive North Spokane Corridor to Interstate 90 has some local leaders worried that traffic congestion would grow worse in east Spokane neighborhoods. The Spokane …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Judge dismisses Tapio lawsuit against WSDOT
Owners of a prominent business center say the long delay in finishing the North Spokane Corridor has cost them millions. But the claim made in a lawsuit by the owners …
Fri., June 25, 2010, 3:06 p.m.
Freeway roadwork may cause backups in north Spokane
Motorists on U.S. 2 northeast of Farwell Road are going to find big changes this weekend. Southbound lanes will be closed Friday through Sunday evening so that the contractor on …
Fri., April 2, 2010
Creek at risk, complaint alleges
On multiple occasions last year, untreated storm water from a north Spokane freeway construction site illegally spilled into Deadman Creek, a stream that flows into the Little Spokane River. The …
Thu., April 1, 2010, 3:20 p.m.
Center alleges freeway project is violating Clean Water Act
The Center for Justice’s Spokane Riverkeeper project is alleging that the state Department of Transportation has violated the Clean Water Act during construction of the North Spokane freeway.