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Study funded for Highway 904

For the past 33 years, my wife and I have lived in a house near State Route 904, which connects Cheney to Interstate 90. When we bought our house in 1990, this highway had only a modest amount of traffic on it. Turning onto the highway was seldom dangerous.

That is no longer the case. SR-904 has become more congested and more dangerous. It's easy to understand why.

Since 1990, Cheney's population has grown from just over 8,200 to nearly 13,100. Spokane County's population also has increased significantly during this period, from more than 361,000 to nearly 560,000.

As the populations of Cheney...


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