Trail with a river to the left

Complete: Centennial Trail Asphalt Overlay

Project summary

Beginning in mid-April, the first 14 miles of the Spokane River Centennial Trail will temporarily close while Parks resurfaces the trail with a new layer of asphalt. The project is anticipated for completion in early September. 

Project highlights: 

  • Trail surface repair: Sealing pavement cracks, repairing damaged sections of the trail surface and adjusting catch basin/manhole lids. 
  • Asphalt resurfacing: Application of a 1.5-inch asphalt overlay to provide a new, smooth trail surface. 
  • Safety improvements: Enhancement of trail user safety by replacing and refurbishing existing bollards and improving pavement markings. 
  • Kiosk renovations: Perform maintenance and reroofing of kiosk structures. 

Estimated Project Timeframe: 

Beginning in mid-April with anticipated completion in early September (Labor Day Weekend). Anticipated construction timeline is subject to change. Updates or delays will be reflected on this page. 

Anticipated Trail Impacts: 

Project Milestone Reached: Trail reopened!

As of Tuesday, June 4 the section of the Spokane River Centennial State Park Trail from the Washington / Idaho State Line to the Donkey Islands Trailhead has re-opened. Contractors will be doing finishing touches on the trail, bulletin boards, and bollards in the coming days. This will not impact trail usage.


A newly repaved section of the Centennial Trail with fresh gravel along each side.

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