Stories tagged: street bond
Sat., Sept. 27, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Spokane street bond has been a winner
The freshly paved section of Grand Boulevard, from 14th to Ninth avenues, has forced me to ask myself some difficult questions. Why do I find it so deeply pleasurable to …
Tue., July 29, 2014
Spokane voters to decide on polishing Riverfront Park, fixing streets
There was little controversy at Monday’s Spokane City Council meeting, where discussion centered on two big tax measures: to revitalize Riverfront Park and continue funding for street maintenance. Voters may …
Tue., April 6, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
Neighborhood meetings to discuss road construction
The city of Spokane is holding three neighborhood meetings tonight through Thursday to give residents an overview of street construction projects scheduled for this year.
Mon., March 29, 2010
Lincoln Street work begins
The long-awaited reconstruction of Lincoln Street south of 17th Avenue begins this morning in a four-month project that will add a new environmental element to Spokane streets: storm water gardens. …
Thu., Nov. 26, 2009, 7:05 a.m.
Renewed Market Street reopens to traffic
After 133 days of being closed, Market Street through Spokane’s Hillyard neighborhood has reopened to traffic with new pavement, sidewalks and street lights and safer crosswalks. During the height of …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2009
Stormwater diversion will ease river pollution
Spokane city stormwater engineers think they’ve come up with a way to reduce pollution going into the Spokane River, and they have enlisted the support of residents in the Manito/Cannon …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2008
Pothole season worst in recent history
Pothole season in Spokane is about as predictable as spring. Every year as winter wanes, the holes open up as the pavement thaws, giving motorists no choice but to dodge …