Sprague Avenue Rebuild Phase 2

Project Number: 2014155

Project Location: Sprague Avenue, within the University District start date targeted for 2019.

Description: The construction of this street will include water, sewer, and stormwater utilities, new sidewalk, and roadway reconstruction. This project will affect Grant Street to Scott Street and also includes utility work in Grant Street and Riverside Avenue from Sprague Avenue to the University Bridge landing.

Design elements include:

  • Extension of the three-lane section from Sherman to Pine Street
  • Retaining of parking on both side of the roadway, except for the area between Brown and Division Streets
  • Sidewalk will be repaired and widened

Detour Map

Contractor Bid: $3,100,696.00

Status: Construction

Contractor: LaRiviere, Inc.

Project Manager – Construction: Construction Management, 509.625.7722

Construction Start Date: May 28, 2019

Substantially Completed Date: Summer 2020

Award Date: April 8, 2019

Information Last Updated: May 30, 2019


Funding for this project is a combination of arterial street funds, utility funds, and University District Revitalization Area revenue.

Related/Adjacent Projects:

The construction of other projects along Sprague Avenue have been coordinated with this project. Other projects include:

  • A grind and overlay on Sprague from Scott to Helena will being in early Spring, 2019
  • Construction of the Sprague/Sherman Bridge Plaza will begin Fall of 2018 (with expected completion in Spring of 2019). For more information on the Sprague/Sherman Bridge Plaza, see its project page.
Background Documents:

Contact Information

Demi Sanders
Public Liaison, LaRiviere, Inc.

Michele Vazquez
Construction Relations Manager