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Sand Creek Byway has restored ‘small town’ feeling

It’s shoulder season in Sandpoint. The summer crowds have dispersed and skiers have a couple of months to wait until the slopes open. But there is a bustle in town …


Sand Creek Byway set to open today

The Sand Creek Byway in Sandpoint will open to traffic this morning, according to the Idaho Transportation Department.


Sandpoint byway set to open Friday morning

The Sand Creek Byway in Sandpoint will open to traffic Friday morning, according to the Idaho Transportation Department.


Sand Creek Byway getting finishing touches

Three weeks after it was dedicated, and halfway through Sandpoint’s busy summer season, the much-anticipated Sand Creek Byway still isn’t open to traffic. The most expensive state highway project ever …


Highway 2 realignment expedited

Work could begin as early as next spring on a major street realignment to relieve traffic congestion in downtown Sandpoint. The Idaho Transportation Board on Thursday voted to expedite the …


Massive concrete girders take shape at Spokane business

Some of the largest pre-stressed concrete girders in the U.S. have been coming out of a manufacturing yard in Spokane in recent weeks. The 186-foot-long girders are being used for …


Developer, state reach byway site settlement

The state of Idaho will pay $275,000 to settle a dispute over the seizure of 25 boat slips and docks at the Sandpoint Marina during a U.S. Highway 95 construction …


Settlement reached in Sand Creek Byway dispute

The state of Idaho will pay $275,000 to settle a dispute over the seizure of 25 boat slips and docks at the Sandpoint Marina during a U.S. Highway 95 construction …


Chamber will benefit downtown

The Sand Creek Byway has been a hotly contested issue in Sandpoint for several years, dividing business owners and residents who eagerly shared their arguments either for or against a …


Sandpoint byway erosion control draws EPA’s scrutiny, complaint

The Idaho Transportation Department is again in trouble with the federal regulators over faulty erosion controls at a U.S. Highway 95 construction project. An inspector with the U.S. Environmental Protection …


EPA issues fines in Sand Creek Byway project

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has fined the Idaho Transportation Department and a contractor the state hired for work on the Sand Creek Byway in northern Idaho.


Sandpoint byway work likely to test patience

Tempers flared last week when the Sand Creek Byway project snarled Sandpoint traffic up to two miles in each direction from the Long Bridge. Embankment and utility work at the …


Sand Creek Byway work to start

BOISE – Dredging and pile-driving for the controversial Sand Creek Byway in downtown Sandpoint are scheduled to start next week, even though a federal judge still is deciding whether the …


Marina owner challenges removal of docks

Idaho and Sandpoint police were called out Thursday when preparation for dredging to build the Sand Creek Byway sparked a confrontation between a North Idaho businessman and construction workers. Ralph …


Injunction sought on byway

SANDPOINT – Opponents of the U.S. Highway 95 bypass in Sandpoint have asked a federal judge to issue an injunction halting construction. The North Idaho Community Action Network filed the …


Work on byway beginning

Sandpoint hosted a who’s who of Idaho politics Thursday to celebrate the start of construction for the long-awaited and much-protested Sand Creek Byway, a 2.1-mile, $98 million highway that will …


Sand Creek byway on hold

Construction of the controversial Sand Creek Byway in Sandpoint has been temporarily blocked by an injunction issued by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal appeals court late …