Stories tagged: WSDOT
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Road work to cause delays on I-5 in Nisqually, Chehalis
Nisqually River Bridge repairs will reduce northbound Interstate 5 traffic to one lane overnight on Wednesday and Thursday the Washington State Department of Transportation reported. Crews will conduct bridge joint …
Wed., May 17, 2017
Better traffic control on I-90 welcomed
Spokane has grown considerably since 1974, when I-90 was opened. It’s good to see that traffic-control measures may soon be implemented to reflect that reality.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Washington will not raise I-90 speed limit to 75
The state decided Wednesday it will not raise the speed limit to 75 mph along rural portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Expansion joint on I-405 flattens tires during rush hour
A broken expansion joint on Interstate 405 near Factoria slowed traffic and caused a number of flat tires during rush hour.
Tue., March 31, 2015
Projects to increase, improve routes for cyclists gain support in Spokane
Pavement first came to Spokane in 1893, thanks to cyclists. The path was about 5 feet wide and ran next to Broadway Avenue. Unlike the road it paralleled, the bike …
Sat., June 15, 2013
Pines repaving starts Monday
Road construction starts Monday on Highway 27 – which follows Pines Road north of 16th Avenue. Most of the work will be done at night to avoid clogging daytime traffic …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013
GOP set to block higher gasoline tax
OLYMPIA – Legislative Republicans say they will block any proposed gas tax increase or other new fees on vehicles until the state makes major reforms in the way it builds …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2013
First-grade teacher wins Spokane Valley community award
Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey handed out his first community recognition award Tuesday to Greenacres Elementary School first-grade teacher JoAnn Dowling. As part of Spokane Valley’s 10th anniversary celebration, the …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2012
Lost pet, owners reunited
Nathan Lawrence spent six anguishing days searching for his dog after it escaped from his wrecked SUV during a snowstorm last month. Atticus, a 60-pound male catahoula, bolted from his …
Tue., April 12, 2011, 7:11 p.m.
Officials extend studded tire removal date
The Washington State Department of Transportation extended the deadline to remove studded tires to April 25.