The City of Spokane won a grant from the Department of Commerce to lead subarea planning efforts in the West Plains with an emphasis on capital facilities needs. The work is an on-going multi-jurisdictional project and includes partners such as the City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Spokane International Airport, WSDOT, Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane Tribe, Kalispel Tribe, Spokane Transit Authority, City of Cheney, City of Medical Lake, Cheney School District and others.
After providing a comprehensive review of the existing conditions and needs in the area, and a thorough public input process a draft has plan has been made available for review below.
Send comments to City of Spokane Planning and Development, 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane WA 99201.
On February 12, 2014, a public open house was held at the Airway Heights Public Library to present design concepts and proposed projects that have been developed for the West Plans Sub-area plan. These included building and Bike/Ped facility conceptual designs for Highway 2 and Sunset Highway, proposed project maps, as well as a draft arterial map.
The Planning Commissions for Spokane County, City of Spokane, Cheney and Airway Heights reviewed the project work to date and provided input on draft documents. Commissioners discussed the drafts at their regularly scheduled November meetings. See the presentation (PDF 9.8 MB).
The presentation at the second public workshop highlighted results from the first workshop's activities, discussed capacity and traffic forecasts for the West Plains area, identified projected deficiencies in existing facilities and guided the activities for the second workshop.
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On April 24th, we presented to the West Plains Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Committee about the West Plains Sub-Area planning process thus far. We spoke about the existing conditions in the West Plains, the purpose and scope of the project and showcased the inventory of industrial land we completed.
Check out our presentation (PDF 2.5 MB).
This map (PDF 1.7 MB) is a compilation of desired transportation improvements and new corridors proposed by participants of our first public workshop. Were you unable to attend the workshop but have some ideas about transportation needs in the West Plains? Make sure to take the above survey, check out the workshop presentation (PDF 8.5 MB) and create a Dreamlines map (PDF 888 KB) of your own. Send completed dreamlines maps to City of Spokane Planning and Development, 808 W Spokane falls Blvd., Spokane WA 99201.