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Stadium Way entrance to close for bridge demolition

 

Map of alternate Stadium Way routes during Nevada Street bridge closure. Courtesy of WSU Facilities Servcies.

 

 

PULLMAN, Wash. – The southern or main entrance to the Washington State University Pullman campus at Stadium Way and Highway 270 will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1 to allow for demolition of the Nevada Street pedestrian bridge.

“Drivers seeking to enter Stadium Way at Highway 270 will instead be detoured east to Airport Way and back onto campus along Grimes Road,” said WSU Police Chief Bill Gardner. Stadium Way will be closed between Highway 270 and Grimes Way, while Nevada Street will … » More …

South Fairway Road closures in November

South Fairway Road and sidewalk will be closed for extended periods in the upcoming weeks for the safe construction of the East Chiller Plant utility tie-ins, sidewalk replacement for chiller plant driveways, and building and equipment deliveries and erection.

South Fairway Road and associated sidewalk from the intersection of Cross Road and South Fairway to the West entrance of Valley Crest Village will be closed Nov. 10 to Nov. 14, Nov. 17 to Nov. 20, and Nov. 24 to Nov. 27. Further closure required in December will be announced when equipment deliveries are confirmed.

Traffic attempting to access South Fairway from the West near the … » More …

Campus visitors urged to plan ahead for Saturday events

PULLMAN  – Transportation and parking officials are asking people who will be visiting campus Saturday to plan ahead to avoid possible traffic problems.The Washington State University football game against Oregon is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Martin Stadium. A Monster Truck Showdown will begin at 8 p.m. at the Beasley Coliseum.”Having two major events on campus is exciting, and we want to get the word out to people to be ready for the parking and traffic challenges,” said Bridgette Johnson, field operations manager for parking and transportation.Parking and transportation officials are working with Pullman Transit, WSU Athletics and Beasley Coliseum officials to offer alternatives to … » More …

Traffic stop study shows no racial or ethnic bias

PULLMAN — Washington State University researchers will present their findings on June 28 from phase three of a four-year study examining whether there are any patterns of racial or ethnic bias or profiling in traffic stops. The study, conducted at the request of the Washington State Patrol, examined data from more than a million traffic stops.  Two presentations will be made – in Spokane and Seattle.A report, entitled “Assessment of Racial and Ethnic Equity and Bias in Stops, Citations and Searches Using Multivariate Quantitative and Multi-method Qualitative Research Techniques,” has been issued by the research team. The findings detailed in that report indicate that the team found no … » More …

Plan ahead for traffic around 5:30 p.m. game

A men’s basketball rematch between perennial Pac-10 powerhouse University of Arizona and the WSU Cougars, who upset the Wildcats last month in Tucson, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Beasley Coliseum.The early starting time means that many fans will be coming onto campus at the same time the usual late afternoon campus employee/student exodus is under way. That could create traffic and parking issues, which transportation officials are hoping to ease with a bit of early planning by faculty, staff and students.One option, of course, is for people to stay on campus and attend the game. But, for those who don’t, … » More …

Construction detours begin

A variety of summer construction projects are under way at Washington State University#s Pullman campus, with two causing changes in traffic patterns. The most visible is the reconstruction of south Stadium Way. Detours around construction efforts, seen in photo, are slowing traffic somewhat, but, so far, things are moving relatively smoothly. Traffic-related projects include the remodeling of south Stadium Way and redevelopment of Library Road. Other construction projects include the Murrow Addition, Shock Physics, the indoor practice facility, and the heat-to-power energy plant, if it is approved by the Board of Regents.Here are a few of the details.Library Road ? Phase 1This project will begin … » More …