Train, bus mishaps create traffic problems in Cheney
Last updated 10/3/2019 at 8:48am
CHENEY – Cheney police had a busy afternoon last Thursday, Sept. 26, dealing with a variety of transportation issues.
The first involved a Washington Eastern grain train that was reported stopped on the tracks in the north part of the city. According to a police report, the train, fully loaded with grain from the Highland Grain LLC’s transloader facility near Four Lakes, became disabled around 12:45 p.m., blocking the intersection of State Route 904 and Betz Road along with the crossings at Cheney-Spokane Road, Pine Street and Cheney-Spangle Road.
Washington Eastern operations manager G...