Stories tagged: U.S. Highway 2
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 6:29 a.m.
Getting There: Airway Heights officials hope roundabout on eastern edge will help recreate a downtown
Roundabout, median projects on U.S. 2 aim to restore Airway Heights’ small-town feel and its pre-highway days.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
A Spokane Valley man died Friday night and a woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash near Newport when he attempted to pass another car in a no-passing zone and …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
A man killed Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle collision was a military veteran with a storied history in the armed forces, one that included a firm handshake with America’s Commander-in-Chief.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, noon
Spokane parking by the numbers
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Roundabouts are safer, more efficient, cheaper and, let’s be honest, simply more elegant than conventional intersections. So why the hate?
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
A semi hauling other semi trucks hit an overpass west of Fairchild Air Force Base on U.S. Highway 2, tipping over and blocking the roadway.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
A man is facing a felony charge of malicious mischief after slamming his van into several parked cars at a hotel just outside of Airway Heights.
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Malfunctioning gate at Fairchild Air Force Base leads to traffic back up on U.S. Highway 2; backups may persist, WSP says
U.S. Highway 2 was backed up for about an hour near Fairchild Air Force Base due to a malfunctioning gate at the base’s main entrance.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
An ambulance crashed and caught on fire early Thursday morning on Interstate 90 near U.S. Highway 2, prompting Washington State Patrol officials to close westbound I-90 for a few hours.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
U.S. Highway 2 west of Waterville remains closed because of landslide threats in Porcupine Canyon. A detour is in place.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 10:24 p.m.
ORONDO – U.S. Highway 2 in Pine Canyon will remain closed for several days due to a rock slide as state Department of Transportation crews assess the damage. “I sincerely …
Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
The stretch of U.S. Highway 2 from Mt. Spokane Park Drive north to Day-Mt. Spokane Road has become hazardous for drivers because of traffic congestion. Residential and commercial development in …
Wed., June 18, 2014, 10:57 a.m.
U.S. Highway 2 just west of Fairchild Air Force Base will have traffic restrictions this week to allow for repair of a natural gas line under the highway.
UPDATED: Mon., June 2, 2014, 10:52 a.m.
Both eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 2 near the airport are blocked by a two-car collision requiring extrication, the Washington State Patrol said.
Mon., April 28, 2014
U.S. Highway 2 north of Spokane has become increasingly busy with traffic over the years. The four-lane, high-speed route exposes drivers to turning and crossing movements at a series of …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2012, 2:08 p.m.
U.S. Highway 2 remains closed for the second day in a row because of the danger of heavy snow on trees east of Stevens Pass.
Fri., July 20, 2012
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 …
Wed., Jan. 19, 2011, 8:19 a.m.
A multiple-vehicle collision just before 8 a.m. is blocking eastbound U.S. Highway 2 near its interchange with Airport Drive.
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010, 11:06 a.m.
Southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 2 near Mead will be diverted onto a detour route tonight so that a striping crew can installed recessed pavement markers.
Mon., Oct. 25, 2010
Mobility in the central part of Spokane will be the subject of a wide-ranging public meeting on Tuesday at the city’s Riverpoint campus. The possibility of high-performance streetcars running between …
Thu., Oct. 21, 2010
Three people were injured in a rollover car crash at 1:22 p.m. on U.S. Highway 2 about five miles east of Creston, Wash., on Wednesday. The driver, Delores J. Taylor, …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
A 68-year-old woman died Thursday morning when she was ejected from her car in a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 2, four miles west of Wilbur, Wash. Joyce M. Hansen, …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010, 1:44 p.m.
A relay race runner was in serious condition this afternoon after being evacuated by medical helicopter to Providence Sacred Heart Hospital after being struck by a car on U.S. Highway …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2010, 7:45 a.m.
A woman driving on U.S. Highway 2 struck a deer near Bear Lake in north Spokane County this morning and was injured, the Washington State Patrol said.
Wed., Sept. 16, 2009, 10:04 a.m.
Washington State Patrol troopers said that all lanes of U.S. Highway 2 at Colbert Road have reopened following a minor injury rollover accident that had partly blocked northbound lanes earlier …
Mon., April 27, 2009, 7:44 a.m.
U.S. Highway 2 three miles east of Wilbur in Lincoln County was partially blocked this morning from a semi-truck collision just before 6 a.m.