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  • Vestal: Smooth streets well worth turmoil of construction

    What does it say about driving in Spokane that cruising on the new Lincoln Street on the South Hill is such a ridiculous pleasure? No bouncing, no jouncing, no squeaking …


  • Getting There: Lincoln Street redesigned with pond in mind

    A newly rebuilt section of Lincoln Street on Spokane’s South Hill contains an innovative system for gathering and reusing storm water in Cannon Hill Park. Mayor Mary Verner led a …


  • Blasting will close stretch of I-90

    Interstate 90 on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass will be closed for an hour at 8 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday.


  • I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass to close for an hour at night

    Interstate 90 on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass is going to be closed for an hour each night at 8 p.m. starting today through Thursday.


  • Construction work closes Hayford stretch

    A portion of Hayford Road, a major link between Interstate 90 and Airway Heights, will be closed to traffic starting today through early October. A sewer line is being installed, …


  • Crews repaving highway at night

    Nighttime drivers going through Sandpoint will encounter street paving tonight through Thursday night. The Idaho Transportation Department and contract crews are installing asphalt patches on the U.S. Highway 95 route …


  • Sandpoint highway construction to affect nighttime drivers

    Nighttime drivers going through Sandpoint will encounter street paving Tuesday night through Thursday night.


  • Delays now on I-90 near Snoqualmie, more lanes later

    Starting tonight, blasting work for a major expansion of Interstate 90 at Snoqualmie Pass will close the freeway in both directions for up to an hour at least twice a …


  • Council gets earful on roads

    The Spokane Valley City Council was swamped with public testimony Tuesday night, with more than a dozen speakers talking for more than an hour. Most were commenting on the planned …


  • Stimulus slows Idaho travel

    Construction work on Interstate 90 through Post Falls begins today and could cause traffic delays until work is completed in mid-June. Workers will be repairing freeway bridges over the Spokane …


  • Spokane Valley crews upgrade rutted roads

    Drivers in Spokane Valley have probably experienced some delays in the area of Broadway Avenue and Sullivan Road, one of the busiest intersections in the area. “The first day is …


  • Jim Kershner: Lincoln roadwork reveals link to the past

    You might be surprised by what you find when you scrape Spokane’s surface. Earlier this week, construction crews scraped the asphalt from Lincoln Street – as part of the enormous …


  • Detour of the Valley

    Spring break may be just arriving, but it’s not too soon to starting thinking about road construction, detours and closures. The city of Spokane Valley will start its first project, …


  • Sprague gets finishing touches

    A large project to fix Sprague Avenue’s aging pavement through Spokane Valley is wrapping up with striping of the newly smoothed lanes. Workers from a Spokane company pushed an extruder …


  • Rut repair on I-90 begins today

    The rutted pavement on Interstate 90 through east Spokane is getting fixed starting tonight. The Washington state Department of Transportation doesn’t believe the work will cause major inconvenience to drivers.


  • Road work revving up

    Road construction in the Spokane area is still ramping up for the season, but drivers and business owners are already frustrated by delays and detours. The state will up the …


  • Work on Argonne Road in Millwood to slow traffic

    Motorists will find slow going through Millwood starting tonight with the reconstruction of Argonne Road that will reduce traffic to one lane in each direction until early August. Red Diamond …


  • Five Mile plans include wider roadway, bike lanes

    One of the biggest traffic complaints on Spokane’s North Side is finally being resolved. City and county officials recently announced they will move ahead with reconstruction and widening of Five …


  • Plans brewing to spend stimulus

    As Congress and the President hammer out an economic stimulus package, local leaders already are maneuvering to take advantage of the money, while some are lamenting what appears to be …


  • Robbery may be linked to previous holdups

    Police say a pharmacy robbery Thursday is probably connected to a string of similar holdups. The robber struck about 11:35 a.m. at the Rite Aid at 1443 N. Argonne Road …


  • City assigns Hatch Road study

    The city of Spokane is moving ahead with a study on possible widening of Hatch Road between 57th Avenue and U.S. Highway 195, a project that could reduce the need …


  • Work leaves Hayden firms in lurch

    HAYDEN – “Road work ahead,” read the signs on Government Way. By now, businesses along Hayden’s main drag wish the road work was behind them.


  • Several Browne’s Addition streets to close

    Finding a prime parking spot in Browne’s Addition is rarely easy, but it will be nearly impossible in coming weeks as the city of Spokane repaves several key streets in …


  • Smooth sailing on I-90

    It took two summers and $13 million, but the Interstate 90 viaduct through downtown Spokane is now open and as smooth as a baby’s rear. OK, maybe not that smooth, …


  • Concrete paving will close Sullivan Road at I-90

    Spokane Valley soon will suffer its own version of the Interstate 90 viaduct project in downtown Spokane. Work on the Sullivan Road concrete paving next week at I-90 will clamp …


  • Quarter Mile Of Upriver Drive To Be Closed Down Until April

    Valley commuters who use a stretch of Upriver Drive will have to find a new route for the next six months. Starting December 8, a quarter-mile stretch of Upriver will …

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