Chip Sealing Project to Impact Traffic

The City of Yakima Streets Division will begin its annual chip sealing program on the morning of Monday, June 21st. The project consists of two areas of City of Yakima roadways: From 3rd Avenue to 16th Avenue, south of Mead Avenue to Washington Avenue North of Englewood Avenue from 40th Avenue to 66th Avenue. The … Continued

Asphalt Restoration Work to Restrict Traffic on Lincoln Avenue

Asphalt restoration work will result in traffic restrictions on Lincoln Avenue between 34th Avenue and 36th Avenue tomorrow, Friday, June 18th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes on … Continued

Sidewalk Project to Restrict Traffic on 16th Avenue

Northbound traffic on a section of 16th Avenue will be limited to one lane tomorrow, Thursday, June 17th. City of Yakima crews will replace sidewalk on 16th Avenue, just north of Cherry Avenue. Northbound traffic on 16th Avenue will be one lane for about 200 feet, starting at Cherry Avenue, during project work hours of … Continued

Clean City Program Reports First Quarter Progress

Abating/cleaning nearly 1,100 incidents of graffiti, clearing nearly 30 tons of garbage and removing more than 300 grocery carts are some of the activities provided by the City of Yakima Clean City Program during the first three months of 2021. The Yakima City Council received a report on the program in its agenda packet for … Continued

Yakima City Council June 15th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, June 15th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Recognizing the retirement of Joe Rosenlund, Streets and Traffic Operations Division Manager, for 12 years of service Approving an additional tourism promotion charge of $2 per night of lodging stay. Directing staff to create a proposal … Continued

Proposed Pump Track Focus of Feedback Session

The proposed Randall Park South Pump Track will be the focus of a community feedback session next Tuesday, June 22nd, at 6:30 pm on the south side of Randall Park, 48th and Washington Avenue. Click the following link for a poster about the feedback session – The poster includes a QR code with a bike … Continued

Signal Upgrades to Impact 2nd Street and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way

Traffic will be restricted at the intersection of 2nd Street and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way on Wednesday morning, June 16th, for traffic signal improvements. Traffic at the intersection will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the project work hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday. Temporary stop signs will be … Continued

Yakima Airport Offers Summer Travel Tips

With the pandemic easing and an increase in travel, officials with Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field encourage the public to plan ahead, pack smart, arrive early, and fly healthy before flying this summer. “It is exciting to see an uptick in summer travel compared to last year as most of our aircraft are relatively full,” said … Continued

Ribbon Cutting to mark MLK Jr. Park Improvements

A community partnership to improve the City of Yakima’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park will be celebrated during a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 17th. Park improvements completed last September, spearheaded by Downtown Yakima Rotary Past President Eric Silvers, are together valued at more than $160,000. They include a new 576 … Continued