The City of Spokane Street Maintenance Division is responsible for cleaning, repairing and performing preventative maintenance on the 2017 lane miles of paved streets and 61 lane miles of gravel streets.
The City of Spokane has experienced significant street damage this year as a result of extreme wet weather between October 2016 and April 2017. The City has launched Fix-It-Fest 2017, a $1 million infusion in street repair work to address arterials that were damaged and improve drivability and safety for our citizens. Check out the details on the additional work, including a map and list of projects.
The Street Maintenance Division has 67 employees providing the following Services:
Other services include:
The City Bridge Division inspects and maintains 66 bridges, which includes 43 vehicular and 23 pedestrian. The records of the inspections, maintenance activities, load limits and any design plans are filed in the Bridge Office at N 1433 Normandie.
An additional 63 bridges are inspected and reports provided to the owners, these include the downtown skywalks and the railroad bridges.
The City's bridge inventory is maintained as prescribed by the US Dept of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
The FHWA establishes the standards for bridge inspection and maintains the National Bridge Inventory (NBI), a database of all the bridges in the Country. All bridges are inspected on a regular schedule, typically once every two years and the information is forwarded on to the FHWA, who maintains it.