Sprague Avenue pilot study to reduce portions of Sprague from five lanes to three

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — If you’re traveling in Spokane Valley near Sprague Avenue, expect traffic delays.

The city of Spokane Valley has announced that Sprague Avenue between University Road and Herald Road will go from five lanes to three starting Monday. The city is planning a storm sewer and crosswalk project, and they plan to do a pilot project to see the impact of the lane reduction.

Credit: City of Spokane Valley website

The project plans to add a crosswalk at City Hall and Balfour Park that will connect the Appleway Trail to City Hall.

The city says the project is supposed to reduce excessive speed on that stretch of Sprague.

The study will continue from September 19 to October 28.

To learn more about the project, Click here.

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