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US 2/Colbert Intersection Safety Improvements

What is the project?

In response to citizen’s concerns about recent collisions at the intersection of US 2 near Colbert Road, located 14 miles north of Spokane, WSDOT is meeting with the community to discuss options designed to improve safety.

The next meeting will be held in early 2020 once WSDOT has an opportunity to discuss options with legislators.

Past Meetings

US 2/Colbert Intersection - Nov. 1 2018 public meeting

At the first public meeting held on November 1, 2018, WSDOT heard citizens’ concerns about collisions and driver safety at the intersection of US 2 and Colbert Road and committed to developing options for potential safety improvements.

Nov. 1, 2018 presentation (PDF 926 KB)

The second public meeting was held on January 16, 2019.  As promised at the Nov. 1 public meeting WSDOT presented four potential safety improvement options and received input from citizens.  WSDOT committed to requesting funding from the legislature.

Jan. 16, 2019 presentation (PDF 1.27 MB)

US 2/Colbert intersection open house presentation

At the third public meeting, WSDOT presented refined options after getting funding input from the legislature.  People in attendance voted to hold off and wait until early 2020 before making any project decisions so that WSDOT can approach legislators to see if funding to build j-turns is a possibility.

Nov. 18, 2019 presentation (PDF 1.19 MB)