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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:21 a.m.

Steel tariffs force delay in completing U District pedestrian bridge

Work has stopped on the pedestrian bridge in Spokane’s University District, and its anticipated opening date in September has been pushed back more than two months, to late November.


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:58 p.m.

Florida bridge collapse victim’s uncle rages at ‘incompetence’

As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim’s uncle raged against what he called the “complete incompetence” and “colossal failure” that allowed people to …


Getting There: Name this bridge that will become the University District’s gateway

The city of Spokane is currently seeking recommendations for what will become the University District Gateway Bridge’s true and official name. The call has been put out, by tweet, email, …


Work on U-District pedestrian bridge stops for season

Construction work on the University District pedestrian bridge has been halted for the season. Eventually the $12 million span will feature a central arch reaching 120 feet high.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:39 p.m.

Stampede on crowded Indian pedestrian bridge leaves 22 dead

A stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two railway stations in Mumbai during the Friday morning rush, killing at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, Indian …


9 projects that will transform Spokane’s city center

Spokane is in the midst of major transformations, with $800 million in public and private investment pouring into the city’s downtown and nearby neighborhoods.


U-District building a healthy future

Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.


University District pedestrian and bicycle bridge celebrated Monday, with construction to start in spring

New University District pedestrian and bicycle bridge could become a Spokane landmark.


Spokane City Council approves buying land for bridge

Supporters call it iconic and necessary, detractors use terms unfit for print, but the University District bicycle and pedestrian bridge inched closer to construction Monday as the Spokane City Council …


University District pedestrian bridge would link campus to South Side

The city of Spokane held an open house about the University District Bridge on Thursday presenting the $12 million to $13 million pedestrian bridge that would span Martin Luther King …


Council approves funds to design WSU Spokane pedestrian bridge

The Spokane City Council on Tuesday gave another endorsement to build a 120-foot-tall pedestrian suspension bridge linking Washington State University Spokane to East Sprague Avenue. The council already accepted $3.1 …


More input sought on Riverpoint bridge

Plans to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting the Riverpoint campus to the University District area along East Sprague Avenue were put on hold temporarily this week to allow …


Honda model chosen as troopers’ new ride

Ninety years ago, the Washington State Patrol was formed with troopers riding Indian motorcycles. The iconic bikes were replaced in recent years with BMW motorcycles for the state’s 43 troopers …