Traffic signal outage map added to City website

Citizens also urged not to climb on fallen trees at parks

Julie Happy, 509.625.7773,

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 3:12 p.m.

City of Spokane crews continue to respond to signal outages and storm debris following Tuesday’s severe windstorm. A map of all reported traffic signal outages can be found at Regular progress updates will be posted. In the meantime, drivers should treat all intersections without working signals as four-way stops.

The City is also reminding citizens to stay away from downed trees in City parks. For your safety and the safety of others, DO NOT climb on downed trees or attempt to cut up downed trees. To report a downed tree in a city park, please call Urban Forestry at 509.363.5495. To report a downed tree in a city street, please call Street Dispatch at 509.625.7733. Please use extreme caution around downed power lines and report them to Avista at 800.227.9187.

All reported trees that have fallen on streets have been mapped. Find the map on the City’s website, Regular progress updates will be posted.

As you safely assess your tree situation, call a licensed bonded certified arborist to clean up downed trees. Please do not risk your personal safety. A link to the City's list of qualified arborists can be found here.