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Construction on Sprague Ave underway

SPOKANE, Wash. - A new project that will bring major changes to Sprague Avenue from Helena Street to Stone Street is underway as of Monday.

Four blocks of Sprague will be closed at a time, all work will be completed on that section, and then more blocks will be closed.

This week, the first section of Sprague Avenue was closed, between Napa Street and Altamont Street.

Crews will start demolition before work on the water main replacement starts. The project also includes landscaping, pedestrian bumpouts at intersections, and new lighting.

This first phase of construction will take at least eleven weeks to complete.

The next phase, which will begin in mid to late June, will be from Helena Street to Napa Street.

People are asked to continue to support local businesses during construction.