Utility Work to Close 6th Street Between Chestnut and Walnut

Replacement of a water line will result in the closure of South 6th Street between East Chestnut Avenue and East Walnut Street on Wednesday, September 24th. The work will begin at 6:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Detours around the construction site will be available, but because of heavy traffic volume in … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 6th Street

Replacement of a water line will result in the closure of South 6th Street between East Maple Street and East Beech Street on Monday, September 22nd. The work will begin at 6:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Detours around the construction site will be available, but because of heavy traffic volume in … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. Action taken by the Council on September 16th included: –   Changes in the election process for the Yakima City Council –   Rejection of a proposed reduction in the City utility tax rate –   Approval of parking changes for … Continued

Repaving Project to Impact Traffic on Pacific Avenue

A two day grind and overlay project on Pacific Avenue between 9th Street and Fair Avenue will begin on Wednesday, September 17th. The project will require closure of Pacific Avenue between 6:00 am and 4:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.   While local access will be maintained during the road work, traffic delays … Continued

September 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief

In this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter, SunComm Staging 7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser – Preferred Plaza Design Accommodates Displaced Parking – Yakima’s First Dog Park Under Construction at Randall Park To see the complete September 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter, click on the link below. September 2014 … Continued

Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Update

A citywide street repaving project that began in May and will continue until this fall will affect traffic in several areas of Yakima from September 15th through September 19th. The project involves reconditioning more than 90 lane miles of roads and will cost a total of $15 million. The “grind and overlay” project is now … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the September 16th agenda include: –    A public hearing concerning utility tax options –    North 1st Street strategy report update –    Short term parking recommendations for downtown … Continued