Road Repairs to Impact Traffic on Section of Yakima Avenue

Traffic on a five-block section of Yakima Avenue will be impacted from Tuesday, February 9th through Friday, February 12th while road repairs are made. City of Yakima crews will be sealing cracks and filling voids along the section of Yakima Avenue between 7th Avenue and 12th Avenue from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm from February … Continued

Drinking Water System Repairs to Impact 2nd Street Traffic

Water service repairs will disrupt traffic on North 2nd Street between East Yakima Avenue and East A Street on Monday, February 8th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project area. Drivers should use alternate routes if … Continued

Drinking Water System Repair to Impact Traffic on Englewood Avenue

Water service repairs will disrupt traffic in the westbound and eastbound lanes in the 4900 block of Englewood Avenue on Thursday, February 4th, 2016. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. While the work is underway, westbound and eastbound traffic will be controlled and flagged around the work … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016. Action taken by the Council on February 2nd included: –   Reconsideration of the current ban on marijuana businesses in the City –   Eliminating the formal amendment process to the comprehensive plan through 2017 –   Allowing Southwest Yakima … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 3rd Street

Utility work will result in the closure of South 3rd Street between East Adams Street and Pacific Avenue on Tuesday, February 2nd. Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project area. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible … Continued

Sections of 72nd and Coolidge to Close for Road Repairs

Portions of 72nd Avenue and Coolidge Road will be closed for most of the day on Monday, February 1st while repairs are made the roadway shoulder. The winter freezing and thawing cycle has damaged portions of the shoulder of both 72nd Avenue and Coolidge Road along the fog line. While City of Yakima Streets Division … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the February 2nd agenda include: –    Presentation of the Central Washington State Fair quarterly report –    A funding application to improve road access to the SOZO sports … Continued

Road Repairs Needed Due to Winter Weather Damage

Both 62nd Avenue between Tieton Drive and Walnut Street and the intersection of 68th Avenue and Chestnut Avenue will be closed for most of the day on Monday, January 25th and Tuesday, January 26th while road repairs are made. The section of 62nd Avenue between Tieton and Walnut and the 68th and Chestnut will be … Continued

Brush Being Removed Along Powerhouse Canal Pathway

City of Yakima Water/Irrigation Division crews will begin work in late January to remove woody, invasive plants that are creating problems along the Powerhouse Canal Pathway. Woody, invasive plants will be remove from areas adjacent to the pathway between 24th Avenue and 28th Avenue as well as between 31st Avenue and 40th Avenue. “The scrub … Continued