‘Z Nation’ filming brings road closures Downtown


by KREM.com


Posted on June 3, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 3 at 8:04 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Production of the new Syfy channel show ‘Z nation’ was scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in Downtown Spokane. Some streets were set to be shut down as a result Wednesday through Friday.

The TV series for the Syfy Network, being shot and produced in Spokane, is expected to air beginning in the fall of 2014. The show depicts humanity’s struggle to survive after the zombie apocalypse.

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Staff at locally-based North by Northwest Productions said the company will have more than 100 employees working on the show full time.

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During production, the following roads closures take effect:

- June 4 (6am-7pm)  - 1st Ave from Adams St to Monroe St
                               Madison St from Sprague Ave to 2nd Ave
                               Railway Alley from Madison St to Monroe St.

- June 5 (6am-7pm) -  1st Ave from Jefferson St. to Monroe St
                                Madison St from Sprague Ave to 2nd Ave
                                Railroad Alley from Jefferson St to Monroe St

- June 6 (6am-7pm) -  1st Ave from Jefferson to Monroe St
                                Madison St from Sprague Ave to the railroad bridge
                                Railroad Alley from Adams St to Monroe St
                                Jefferson St  from 1st Ave to Railroad bridge

Parking will also be controlled on the streets, and meters will be bagged for those days.

Anyone with questions was asked to call Pete Moroz (Location Manager) at 509-951-8069 or Marc Dahlstrom (production supervisor) at 509-994-9278.

According to North by Northwest, 13 episodes would be shot, produced and edited in Spokane. Shooting for the show was expected to last until September.