Stories tagged: traffic
Sat., 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 …
Mon., Oct. 28, 2013, midnight
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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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: Thu., 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.
Thu., 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.
Sun., Aug. 11, 2013, midnight
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 …
Mon., July 29, 2013, midnight
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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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.
Sat., May 25, 2013, midnight
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 …
Tue., 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 …
Mon., May 20, 2013, midnight
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 …
Thu., March 21, 2013, midnight
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 …
Wed., 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: Sat., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 9:45 a.m.
NTSB: Use ignition locks for all drunken drivers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every state should require convicted drunken drivers, including first-time offenders, to use devices that prevent them from starting a car’s engine if their breath tests positive for …
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 7:40 a.m.
Wrong-way driving crashes claim hundreds of lives
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of people are killed each a year when drivers turn the wrong-way into the face of oncoming traffic on high-speed highways, and a majority of the …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, midnight
City seeks traffic calming projects
The office of Neighborhood Services and Code Enforcement hosted a workshop and training session at City Hall on Monday evening to explain how neighborhoods may apply for the next round …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 1:51 p.m.
Calif. storm brings intense rain, flood warnings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The second in a series of storms slammed Northern California on Friday as heavy rain and strong winds knocked out power, tied up traffic and caused …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2012, 9:57 a.m.
AP IMPACT: Will NYC act to block future surges?
Think Sandy was just a 100-year storm that devastated New York City? Imagine one just as bad, or worse, every three years. Prominent planners and builders say now is the …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2012, midnight
Holiday travel will see snow over mountain passes
There is likely to be rain – lots of it – in the days leading up to Thanksgiving with a mix of snow over Snoqualmie Pass through Wednesday. At lower …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2012, 1:47 a.m.
New Beltway lanes seek to break gridlock in DC
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In a city filled with iconic landmarks, perhaps nothing better symbolizes how metropolitan Washington operates than the Capital Beltway: the physical embodiment of the gridlock that …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2012, 8:04 a.m.
Slushy road conditions launch work week
Slushy roads created hazardous conditions for Spokane drivers to start the work week.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012, 4:38 a.m.
Storm-crippled NYC subway creaks back into service
NEW YORK (AP) — Subways started running again in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but traffic at bridges backed up for …