Yakima Bicycle Master Plan Survey Now Available On Line

An online survey is one of several ways that the City of Yakima will use to gather community input on development of a Yakima Bicycle Master Plan. In addition to the survey, an interactive map is also available on the City website that allows users an opportunity to draw bike routes, point out problem areas … Continued

Lane Restrictions on Tieton Drive During Sewer Installation

The installation of sewer service to a new restaurant will result in lane restrictions on a portion of Tieton Drive during most of the day both Wednesday, April 29th and Thursday, April 30th. Tieton between about 64th Avenue and about 72nd Avenue will be narrowed to two lanes, one westbound and one eastbound from 9:00 … Continued

Irrigation System Improvements Nearly Complete

P.O.W. Contracting, Inc., a Pasco-based construction firm, is the primary contractor for an approximately $980,000 project that has improved the irrigation system in several neighborhoods in Yakima.  Work on the West Yakima Irrigation System Phase 2 Improvements project, which began in November of 2014, is nearly complete. The contractor has completed the installation of all … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. Action taken by the Council on April 21st included: –   Setting a May 19th public hearing date on the definition of a “Mission” in various zoning districts –   Referring formation of a law enforcement Critical Response Unit to the … Continued

Tree Removal Will Result in Closure of Portion of Peach Street

The removal of several trees along a one-block section of Peach Street will result in the daytime closure of that portion of Peach Street on Wednesday, April 22nd, Thursday, April 23rd, and Friday, April 24th. While City of Yakima crews are removing the trees, Peach Street between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue will be closed … Continued

Sewer Line Extension Project Update

Paving activities will occur on Nob Hill Boulevard between South 1st Street and South 6th Street, on Monday, April 20th, resulting in a nighttime closure of the two eastbound travel lanes and center turn lane. A detour will be posted at South 1st Street and South 6th Street. Construction activities may temporarily affect homeowners and … Continued

Manhole Repair Project to Impact Drivers on East Nob Hill

Repairs to a manhole will result in the closure of eastbound and westbound inside lanes on a section East Nob Hill Boulevard just west of the Fair Avenue intersection on Monday, April 20th. The work will begin at 6:00 am and should be completed within two or three hours. About 120 feet of both inside … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the April 21st agenda include: –   Presentation of the 2015 City of Yakima Business Plan –   Presentation of the 2015 City of Yakima Strategic Plan –   A … Continued