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South Perry Blog traffic archive

MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2011

Re-posting: new date for traffic meeting

The city is hosting a traffic calming orientation on December 8, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at city council chambers. The orientation will include a presentation of the 2011/2012 traffic calming program and explain how your neighborhood can apply for funding for traffic calming...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Neighborhood success brings traffic  

There was a long conversation at Tuesday's South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association meeting about traffic on South Perry - especially between 8th Avenue and 14th Avenue. During farmers market days that area has a lot of parked cars and a lot of foot traffic....

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MONDAY, NOV. 22, 2010

COPS now on Facebook

If you'd like to stay in touch with your local COPS Shops, join them here on Facebook. The social network makes it easy to keep up with a variety of community groups; if you explore a little you'll also find that many of your favorite...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 28, 2010

The parking lot just west of South Perry Street is begin paved on the morning of Oct. 28, 2010. The lot belongs to the Spokane Parks Department and is the main "over flow" parking area for businesses and other activities on South Perry and in Grant Park. (Pia Hallenberg)

Ah - the craters are soon gone 

The parking lot at Grant Park is getting paved this morning. For those of us with smaller or mid-sized cars that's extremely good news: no more worries about getting stuck in the giant potholes back there. I'm sure it has to cure for a while,...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2010

Watch out for the kids

Hey neighbors: slow down. Yes, the pavement is nice and new and smooth coming down Perry on your daily commute, but please slow down and watch the speed limit - school is back in session. Please watch out for the kids crossing Perry at Ninth...

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MONDAY, AUG. 30, 2010

THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2010

When is "local access" local access? 

Via reader e-mail earlier today: "Say, at the moment, the police are pulling people over going up and down Altamont, and a quick Google yielded the fact that you have blogged about the repairs, so I thought I'd see what you know. Obviously, they have...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 21, 2010

Perry and Ninth Avenue intersection to close

The road construction isn't quite done on South Perry: The intersection at Ninth Avenue and Perry Street will be closed Sunday and remain closed through mid-week. Ninth Avenue remains closed from Perry to Julia Streets. It's the same water main project that's progressing west-ward and...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 6, 2010

And South Perry is open again

Merchants were seeing a noticable drop in business over the past couple of weeks - some down 25 to 30 percent - as South Perry and Ninth Avenue were under construction. They'll be happy to hear that South Perry is now open for good, just...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 3, 2010

South Perry road construction continues 

Let's put it this way: it's a wee bit difficult to get to South Perry these days - but all the businesses up here are open, though many of the main access routes are closed.You can't go north from the intersection of South Perry and...

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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010

Road construction update  

This just in from the city of Spokane: "Hartson and 11th Avenue from Havana Street to Sherman street water transmission main repair began on Monday July 27. The project will install a 48- and 36- inch water transmission main in Hartson and 11th Avenues from...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010

Surprise paving project 

Well, wouldn't you know it? Crews are busy re-paving and repairing South Perry Street. Your alert neighborhood blogger - a trained observer by trade - was not aware of this wonderful news until she headed home last night and was detoured around Grant Park. The...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010

Pothole killers 

There are a lot of ruts and holes on South Perry Street - no doubt about it - yet I'd like to point out that there was a city crew out last night working hard on filling some of them. Ideal? No, but better than...

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FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010

Road construction and traffic updates 

Remember: Parking meters don’t have to plugged on Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day and garbage pickup will be a day late all week following the Memorial Day holiday.And now on to traffic:The Freya Street Bridge project is completed and open to traffic. The $7...

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MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010

Traffic advisory on Southeast Boulevard 

This just in from the City of Spokane:Southeast Boulevard is closed from Perry Street to Rockwood; the wind has toppled over trees and they've pulled down power lines - please find a different route if you have to go somewhere.Spokane Public Schools have the day...

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the South Perry neighborhood, where she lives.