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UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:34 a.m.

Getting There: Lobbyists may have more staying power than Infrastructure Week

Friday at 4 p.m., the news came down the pike: the Post Street Bridge near Spokane City Hall was closed. A structural analysis had deemed the 102-year-old bridge unsafe for …


Post Street Bridge construction pushed back

Spokane’s drivers will have to wait at least two years before they see a new Post Street Bridge after higher-than-budgeted costs pushed construction back a year.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

Two Lime scooters found at bottom of Spokane River

Two Lime scooters have been found in the Spokane River.


Post Street Bridge’s historic arches will remain amid construction

The rising cost of steel worldwide and the historic value of concrete poured 100 years ago has led to an unexpected change in the project replacing the Post Street Bridge: …


City set to replace Post Street Bridge

The city has selected a company to design and build a new Post Street Bridge at a cost of $13.5 million.


100 years ago in Spokane: Union demands answers into collapse of Post Street Bridge, which killed 3 workers

A union demanded an investigation into the collapse of the Post Street bridge, which killed three workers, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported on Feb. 10, 1917.


100 years ago in Spokane: Work on Post Street Bridge suspended after two men killed and many injured when falsework collapses

Work on the Post Street bridge was stopped until further notice, because to proceed “would be criminal,” said the city engineer. Two workers, including the project superintendent, Dave Cullen, died …


100 years ago in Spokane: Multiple workers presumed dead when framework collapses during bridge construction

Tragedy struck at the Post Street bridge construction project when the “falsework” – temporary framework – collapsed, sending up to 30 workers into the icy torrent.


Firefighters search for man who reportedly fell in Spokane River near downtown dam

Firefighters spent an hour Tuesday morning searching for a man who reportedly fell into the Spokane River near the Post Street bridge.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The head gate operator at the Washington Water Power dam in Spokane was “astounded” when a wet, streaming apparition suddenly appeared on the platform.


Getting There: Engineers will study Post Street Bridge

The city of Spokane is taking a new look at the question of what to do with the aging Post Street Bridge. An engineering firm has been hired to come …


Riverfront Park bridge checks sought by Jon Snyder

As a man pedaled through on his way to work and a woman in running clothes pumped by, Spokane City Councilman Jon Snyder was preoccupied with the exposed rebar and …


Color Run to close Monroe Street, Post Street bridges Sunday

Sunday’s Color Run 5K and a handful of road projects early next week will close several downtown bridges over the next few days. On Sunday, the Color Run course will …


Road work, Color Run to close downtown bridges

The Maple, Monroe and Post street bridges will be closed periodically over the next few days to accommodate a 5K run and several road projects.


Then and Now photos: Post Street Bridge

In 1880, a vote was held to decide the seat of newly created Spokane County. Cheney and Spokane Falls, both important railroad towns, wanted it. Spokane was declared the winner, …


Suspicious briefcase closes Post Street Bridge

A suspicious briefcase found at the north end of the Post Street Bridge in Spokane on Monday morning contained an old camcorder. The bridge was reopened at 10:40 a.m. after …


Suspicious case near Post St. Bridge held camcorder

A suspicious briefcase found at the north end of the Post Street Bridge in Spokane this morning contained an old camcorder.