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State transportation budget includes sought-after improvements on I-90 in Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley

New road construction projects are coming to Interstate 90 in Liberty Lake and Spokane Valley. They are intended to ease congestion issues and make north-south travel a bit easier in …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 1:21 p.m.

Geiger Boulevard will get turning lane, new pavement, pedestrian and bike trail in preparation for Amazon

The federal government awarded Spokane County $14.3 million Thursday for a project to improve Geiger Boulevard in front of the Amazon fulfillment center being built just west of the city.


Shawn Vestal: Support the North Monroe project – have breakfast or get a haircut

Businesses along North Monroe could use some extra customers during these next few months with the big road reconstruction project now underway.


Getting There: Top road construction projects of 2018

Spokane’s five key road construction projects this year cover a lot of ground: complete road renovations to new bikeways on an old highway to an interesting pilot project done in …


Roundabout construction underway on U.S. 2 at Airway Heights

A new multilane roundabout is now under construction on U.S. Highway 2 at Airway Heights


Getting There: Paving crews return to finish downtown job

Paving crews will return Tuesday night to Lincoln and Monroe streets in downtown Spokane to finish a job started last year


Bennidito’s owners have seen this before: street construction that robs business

This isn’t the first time that Chris and Sigrid Bennett, owners of two Bennidito’s locations, have suffered through construction-related slowdowns in their businesses


Coeur d’Alene postpones Government Way construction project due to high price tag

The city of Coeur d’Alene will postpone its Government Way widening and reconstruction project to next year after receiving only one bid for the project that was well over the …


UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:41 p.m.

Eight big road projects could snarl traffic in Coeur d’Alene this work season

Eight big road projects in the Coeur d’Alene area are expected to snarl traffic from now through summer


Doug Clark: Mr. Asphalt answers all your questions about downtown road construction

Mr. Asphalt answers all your questions about downtown Spokane road construction.


Free parking after 5 p.m. in downtown Spokane road construction zone

Parking meters within the Lincoln and Monroe Street construction zone in downtown Spokane are now free after 5 p.m.


Base layer of pavement should be ready for downtown Spokane traffic by year’s end

Downtown Spokane streets Lincoln and Monroe will have a base layer of blacktop by Halloween - as long as there’s no snowfall.


Gas prices, temperatures low as roadwork lulls for Labor Day

Weather over the Labor Day weekend will be cooler than normal and much cooler than last weekend. Highs in the Spokane area are forecast to be around 70 degrees all …


Getting There: Downtown Spokane businesses suffer in construction zones

Business are suffering in downtown construction zone; city asks the public to help them with their purchasing power


Getting There: Downtown Spokane street project generating complaints, concerns

Construction along Monroe and Lincoln streets is generating concerns and complaints


Spokane Valley racing to finish summer road projects

Big and small road construction projects dot Spokane Valley


Getting There: Half of drivers OK with using cellphones

Nearly half of drivers in Washington and Oregon think it’s OK to use cellphones behind the wheel


Work starts on Wolf Lodge Interstate 90 interchange

Work starts today on a new interchange at Wolf Lodge Bay on Interstate 90 in North Idaho


Sewer upgrade in Belle Terre to affect traffic until July

Vera Water is replacing the Sunacres Sewer Plant; expect construction on Belle Terre between Highway 27 and Sullivan Road


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 1, 2015, 10:31 p.m.

U.S. Highway 195 rebuild finishes up

Work to repair the concrete pavement panels on U.S. Highway 195 in the Spokane area is finishing up and drivers can return to their normal speed limit in the construction …


Bridge work forces Centennial Trail revision

Emergency marijuana moratorium passed in Spokane Valley


State to discuss St. Maries bridge replacements

Replacement of the St. Joe River Bridge and the St. Maries Railroad Bridge will be the topic of a public hearing Thursday in St. Maries. The public is invited to …


State to discuss St. Maries bridge replacements

Replacement of the St. Joe River Bridge and the St. Maries Railroad Bridge will be the topic of a public hearing Thursday in St. Maries. The public is invited to …


Getting There: South Hill neighbors celebrate arterial reopening

South Side drivers in Spokane breathed a sigh of relief late last week with the reopening of an important arterial route along High Drive, 43rd Avenue and Hatch Road. The …


Spokane begins its construction ‘busy season’

Before you get angry that a section of Northwest Boulevard will be closed for an entire year, count to 10. Actually, count to 43, because that’s how many city of …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Hecrick Eisenhour, described as a “comely miss of 20 years,” smiled prettily at Judge George Stocker.


Repaving project on Sprague delayed

Morning commuters on East Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley found themselves in a traffic jam Wednesday morning because of a construction delay in a repaving project that started earlier in …


Getting There: Traffic cameras going up along U.S. Highway 195

Four new traffic cameras are being installed along U.S. Highway 195 in southwest Spokane to a join a network of nearly 100 cameras across the Spokane region. Once the cameras …


Getting There: $2.5 million Market Street upgrade in works

Market Street in the Mead area is slated for major improvements starting next year. The Spokane County commissioners last week accepted a $1.5 million grant from the state to rebuild …


Getting There: Bridge best choice for Centennial Trail crossing at Mission

The best way to get Centennial Trail users across busy Mission Avenue in northeast Spokane would be a new pedestrian bridge rather than a tunnel under Mission. The bridge emerged …