Spokane’s Westward Expansion

Spokane’s Westward Expansion: West Plains Development

Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd


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Please join us on Thursday, September 6, 2018 for a panel discussion on the future expansion and development of the West Plains Area. With the anticipated “Amazon” project heading towards construction this year and growth in the region, our moderator, Chad Heimbigner, Principal at Coffman Engineers, will ask key leaders in the region:

  • What future growth should we anticipate occurring in the West Plains in the next year to 5 years?
  • How will the infrastructure, traffic, housing and associated needs be approached to serve those in the West Plains?
  • Who will take the lead on hiring consultants and contractors for various growth plans?
  • What will the biggest challenges during this growth?
  • What are some of the hopes for the West Plains region and how it supports big projects like “Amazon” and other companies looking to expand here?

Panelists include:

  • Kevin Richey, Mayor, City of Airway Heights
  • Todd Woodard, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs, Spokane Airports
  • Mark Allen, PE, Project Engineer, Washington State Dept. of Transportation
  • Spokane Transit Authority
  • More panelists coming soon!

More Information about Our Moderator:

  • Chad Heimbigner, Principal, Coffman Engineers – Coming Soon!

More Information About Our Panelists:

  • Kevin Richey, Mayor, City of Airway Heights – Coming Soon!
  • Todd Woodard, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs, Spokane Airports – Coming Soon!
  • Mark Allen, PE, Project Engineer, WSDOT – Born and raised in Spokane, Mark graduated from WSU (Go Cougs!) with a degree in Civil Engineering and has worked for WSDOT in Spokane for the last 26 years. In the spring of 1998, he was one of three people selected to start up a new design office called the “North Spokane Corridor Office”, to begin preliminary design work for the North Spokane Corridor project, which is now under construction after it was originally conceived in the 1950’s. Mark currently leads an office of engineers and technicians to deliver design and construction projects for the taxpayers of Washington.

Thank you to our sponsor, GeoEngineers, Inc.!

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