Stories tagged: traffic
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014, 2:39 P.M.
Stevens County students sent to hospital after bus crash
An early morning slide off sent eight students of the Mary Walker School District in Stevens County to the hospital, according to district administrators.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 24, 2014, 7:52 A.M.
Wintry weather delays Spokane school buses
Buses will be running a half hour late for middle school students and an up to an hour late for elementary routes Monday, Spokane Public Schools said.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014, 8:04 A.M.
Icy, snowy conditions slow traffic, cause slide-offs
Slick roads from overnight snow and ice have caused some road closures Thursday morning.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 10, 2014, 9:19 A.M.
Man killed in hit and run on Mission Avenue
A man was killed Sunday night on Mission Avenue at South Riverton Drive in an apparent hit-and-run, Spokane police said.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 24, 2014, 11:37 A.M.
Chewelah man dies in Highway 395 collision near Addy
One person has died in a two-vehicle collision that closed Highway 395 about three miles south of Addy, the Washington State Patrol said. The incident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. …
MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014
Spokane Valley won’t pursue University Road I-90 overpass
Spokane Valley is backing away from the idea of a new Interstate 90 overpass near University Road. Initially viewed as a potential option to help ease worsening
UPDATED: FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013, 4:05 P.M.
Snow, freezing rain making Spokane roads slippery
Forecasters say a strong cold front will likely blanket the mountain passes with several inches of snow overnight Sunday into Monday, and frigid air is expected to sit in the …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6, 2013
Spokane’s High Drive project to be unveiled
After public criticism of initial proposals sent them back to the drawing board, city of Spokane engineers are ready to present a new plan for the $6.8 million High Drive …
TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013, 8:35 A.M.
Snow and slick conditions causing commute troubles
Law enforcement are reporting too many vehicle collisions to count this morning as commuters try to make their way into town amid heavy snow.
SATURDAY, NOV. 2, 2013, 3:39 P.M.
Flashing yellow traffic lights in Spokane will end earlier
Starting Monday, early-morning drivers in Spokane will see more red. The flashing yellow traffic signals that replace the regular red-yellow-green pattern during low-traffic hours will switch back to the regular …
MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013
Liberty Lake roundabout hosts free-flowing celebration
Drivers frustrated with long lines getting off Interstate 90 westbound at Liberty Lake should be seeing traffic move more freely thanks to a new roundabout where the exit, Harvard Road …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, 2013, 10:42 A.M.
Coug fans: Head out early because of I-90 work
Coug fans headed to Seattle for the game Saturday should be aware that Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass has, um, issues this weekend.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013, 8:05 A.M.
Highway 2 closure near Leavenworth extended
LEAVENWORTH, Wash. — A week-long closure of a 15-mile section of Highway 2 through Tumwater Canyon near Leavenworth has been extended.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, SEPT. 5, 2013, 10:22 A.M.
Multiple-vehicle crash on I-90 cleared
A multiple-vehicle crash blocked traffic for about an hour on eastbound I-90 near downtown Thursday morning.
THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013, 7:40 A.M.
Morning Review: Rising stars, pumpkin punks and the great outdoors
Check out our guide to today’s top Spokesman-Review stories.
SUNDAY, AUG. 11, 2013
Traffic control teams try to remain upbeat while drivers wait
You see them everywhere you go this time of year: flaggers decked out in hard hats and reflective vests, holding paddle signs that impede your forward progress. “SLOW” is bad …
MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
System seeks to improve traffic flow on Division
Spokane city traffic engineers hope to improve the flow of vehicles on North Division Street with a new computerized signal system that adapts to hourly changes in traffic volume. The …
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013, 6:29 P.M.
Truck driver gets stuck after driving under too-low bridge
A truck driver found himself in a sticky situation Friday evening when he drove under a railroad track too low for his trailer.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013, 6:37 A.M.
I-5 detours increases crashes in Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Detoured traffic from the collapsed I-5 Skagit River bridge has led to an increase in crashes in Mount Vernon.
SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
CdA’s lively summer will have its challenges
COEUR D’ALENE – This is shaping up to be one of the busiest summers in the Lake City, with the planned return of hydroplane racing over Labor Day weekend capping …
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013, 2:13 P.M.
Goat on the lam snarls NJ Skyway traffic
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on …
MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
Spokane airport might add terminal if growth continues
A new airport costing $250 million or more might be in the region’s future, a 20-year master plan for Spokane International Airport says. But Airport Director and CEO Larry Krauter …
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
Parking hot issue in 14th Avenue restoration
The city of Spokane is getting ready to renovate 14th Avenue from Monroe Street to Grand Boulevard. The renovation is one of the street projects paid for by the 10-year …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013, 5:36 P.M.
Multiple accidents stop traffic on westbound I-90
Multiple car accidents are blocking multiple lanes of traffic on westbound Interstate 90 during the evening commute.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 9, 2013, 2:25 P.M.
The big dig-out: New England, NY slammed with snow
New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of wet, heavy snow today and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded …
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012, 9:40 A.M.
Big Midwestern snowstorm leads to 25-vehicle crash
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to …
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012, 12:48 A.M.
Midwest hit by its first major snowstorm of season
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first major snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous, sometimes deadly driving conditions and threatening to …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 9:31 P.M.
Snowstorm causing problems from Rockies to Midwest
DENVER (AP) — A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains was causing problems for travelers as it spread across the Plains on …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19, 2012, 12:07 A.M.
Dancing cop stops holiday traffic in Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ah, Christmas in Rhode Island. Exquisitely decorated mansions in Newport. A red nose on the giant termite that sits atop a Providence exterminator’s building. And a …
MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012, 11:44 P.M.
High winds, mountain snows hits Northwest
SEATTLE (AP) — The strongest Northwest storm of the season blew in early Monday on winds that gusted to more than 80 mph on the coast, knocking out power in …