Transportation

HIGHWAYS

  • Interstate: I-90 ten (10) miles South of Quincy
  • State Highways: SR 28 (E/W) and SR 281 (N/S) intersect within City limits.
  • SR 283: Distance to: 12 miles
  • SR 17: Distance to: 17 miles
  • SR 26: Distance to: 20 miles
  • SR 243: Distance to: 20 miles 

State Highway load limits: 20,000 lb. single axle; 34,000 lb. each tandem axle if overall distance between 1st & last axles of consecutive sets of tandem axles is 36ft.

TRAFFIC COUNTS:

1998 1999 2000
SR 281 North bound from George      
Before Jct 5 NW 5400 5600* 5600
After Jct 5 NW 5100 5200* 5200
After Jct 9 NW 6100 5300* 5200
Before Jct SR28 7200 7200 6800*
SR 28 East bound from Wenatchee      
Before Jct U NW/White Trail 0 6000* 5400+
After Jct U NW/White Trail 6500 5200* 4800
Before Jct 13th Ave SW/Rd R NW 0 6700* 6800
After Jct 13th Ave SW/Rd R NW 0 7700* 7700
Before Jct SR281/Central Ave 0 0 14000*
After Jct SR281/Central Ave 10000 11000 12000*
Before Jct 1st Ave SE 0 12000* 12000
After Jct 1st Ave SE 0 11000* 11000
Before Jct 3rd Ave SE 0 11000* 11000
After Jct 3rd Ave SE 0 11000* 11000
After Jct 1st Ave SE 0 0 6400*
Information from State of Washington Department of Transportation*Based on Actual Count
+Source of Truck Percentages

 

BUS

Northwest Trailways stops in Quincy on its Seattle to Chicago line. Grant County Transit Authority (GTA) provides local service between most Grant County communities.

RAIL

Burlington Northern's Seattle to Chicago main line runs through the City.  An average of twenty-four (24) trains run through Quincy daily.  There are five active spurs on which agricultural products are hauled.

AIR

   
Local Airport:  Quincy Municipal Airport
Runway:  3,582 feet
   
County Airport:  Grant County International Airport (36 miles) Foreign Trade Zone & full-time Customs Agent. Scheduled passenger service connecting to Seattle.
Runway:   13,500 feet/10,000 feet
Flights per day: 3
Charter service available: Yes
   
Other Airports: Pangborn Memorial Airport, Wenatchee (30 miles) Frequent commuter and connecting flights to Seattle.
Runway: 5,500 feet
   
Nearest Major Airports: Seatac International Airport, Seattle     
Spokane International Airport, Spokane     
Tri-Cities     
147 miles
140 miles
100 miles
      Shipping Ports
Deep Water: Seattle 147 miles
Tacoma 160 miles
Portland 260 miles
Shallow Water: Pasco 100 miles
      GTA Service Map
Grant County Transit Authority (GTA) provides local service between most Grant County communities. gta map Click on the GTA Service Area Map to see a larger version of the locations for passenger pick-up. Then just close the window to return to the City of Quincy's site!
Truck Regulations (Chapter 10.60)

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10.60.010 Definitions

"Vehicle, heavy," as used in this chapter means any vehicle, motor vehicle, truck, truck-tractor, trailer or semitrailer or a combination thereof, having a gross weight in excess of twelve thousand pounds.

"Vehicle, long," as used in this chapter means any vehicle, motor vehicle, truck, truck-tractor, trailer or semitrailer or a combination thereof, having a total length in excess of twenty-five feet.

10.60.020 Heavy vehicle--Prohibited use--Designated

From and after the effective date of the ordinance codified in the chapter, it is unlawful to operate, drive, move, tow, park, or in any way propel any heavy vehicle over, along, upon, or across any street in the City: except those streets designated in Section 10.60.040. No heavy vehicle resting on dollies shall be parked on any street without pads at least twelve inches by twelve inches being placed under the dollies.

10.60.030 Heavy vehicle--Prohibited use--Exceptions

The limitations set forth in Section 10.60.020 shall not apply to any vehicle while in the actual process of making deliveries to points within the City not located upon such heavy vehicle route streets designated in Section 10.60.040. The limitations set forth in Section 10.60.020 shall also not apply to any vehicle traveling to the owner's residence or parked in front of the owner's residence.

10.60.040 Heavy vehicle--Routes

The following streets are designated as heavy vehicle routes within the City:

  • Central Avenue from south City limit to north City limit;
  • "F" Street Southeast from the east City limit to Central Avenue;
  • "F" Street Southwest from the west City limit to Central Avenue;
  • Columbia Way;
  • B Street Southwest from Thirteenth Avenue Southwest to Seventh Avenue Southwest;
  • Thirteenth Avenue North of Highway 28;
  • Seventh Avenue Southwest from "F" Street Southwest North of Division Street;
  • First Avenue Southwest from "H" Street Southwest to "F" Street Southwest;
  • Eighth Avenue Southeast from "F" Street Southeast to "A" Street Southeast;
  • Third Avenue Southeast from "F" Street Southeast north to "A" Street Northeast;
  • Division Street;
  • "H" Street Southwest from Central to First Avenue Southwest;
  • "A" Street Northeast for its entire length;
  • "A" Street Southeast from Columbia Way to Seventh Avenue Southeast;
  • Seventh Avenue Southeast from "A" Street Southeast to Division Street;
  • Sixth Avenue Northeast for its entire length.

10.60.050 Long vehicle--Prohibited use--Designated

From and after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this section, it shall be unlawful to park a long vehicle on any street in the City except those streets designated in Section 10.60.040.

10.60.060 Long vehicle--Prohibited use--Exceptions

The limitations set forth in Section 10.60.050 shall not apply to any long vehicle where the following conditions are met:

  1. The long vehicle is parked in front of the owner's property;
  2. The long vehicle is parked more than ten feet from any property line.

10.60.070 Route Posting

The streets designated as a heavy vehicle and long vehicle route shall be marked with signs in an appropriate manner.

10.60.080 Violation--Civil penalty

Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be deemed to have committed a civil infraction and shall be punished as provided in Section 1.01.110(A)