Removal of Debris from Wide Hollow Creek to Affect Drivers

The removal of debris from a section of Wide Hollow Creek will result in traffic impacts along a small portion of 24th Avenue for about two hours on Friday, March 24th. Crews from the City of Yakima’s Streets Division and Wastewater Collections Division will be removing debris from Wide Hollow Creek just west of a … Continued

Access is Restored to Areas Impacted by Flooding

Access to apartments, homes, and offices located adjacent to Lake Aspen and Willow Lake has been restored after having been restricted for several days due to significant flooding in the area earlier this week. Unseasonably warm temperatures combined with precipitation resulted in flooding along several streams and creeks in the Yakima area over the past … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 2th Street

Utility work will result in the closure of South 2nd Street between East Walnut Street and East Chestnut Avenue from Monday, March 20th through Wednesday, March 22nd.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Because of heavy traffic volumes, drivers can expect delays in the project area.  … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the City of Yakima Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, Tree Board and the Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office. The Planning Commission, Board of Appeals and Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee currently have … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 2th Street

Utility work will result in the closure of South 2nd Street between East Walnut Street and East Chestnut Avenue from Tuesday, March 14th through Friday, March 17th.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Because of heavy traffic volumes, drivers can expect delays in the project area.  … Continued

Tree Trimming on 40th Avenue to Affect Drivers

Tree trimming along a section of 40th Avenue will impact traffic for about three hours on Tuesday, March 14th. City of Yakima crews will be cutting back branches on trees along 40th Avenue between Englewood Avenue and Lincoln Avenue to improve driver and pedestrian safety in the area from 11:00 am until about 2:00 pm … Continued

Utility Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Utility work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Chestnut Avenue and Walnut Street from Tuesday, March 7th through Friday, March 10th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions through the project area. … Continued

Section of 4th Street Closed for Building Renovation

The section of the southbound lane of 4th Street between Yakima Avenue and an alleyway just north of the Capitol Theatre will be temporarily closed while renovation work continues on a building that used to be home to Mills Music. The renovation work will also result in the closure of sidewalks and curbside parking spaces … Continued

Yard Waste Collection Start Date Delayed Until April 3rd

Yard waste collection in the City of Yakima will begin about a month later than usual due the effects of a long winter season that has featured more snow, ice, and cold temperatures than normal. Typically, yard waste collection starts on March 1st.  This year, however, City Refuse Division crews won’t begin picking up yard … Continued