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WSDOT Reminds Us the Studded Tire Deadline is Coming

 

Warmer weather and rising snow levels in the mountains mean studded tires must be off soon.

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A Part of Second Ave to be Permanently Closed

YAKIMA, Wash.-- The Yakima City Council gave their final stamp of approval to close a part of Second Avenue.

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Sharing the Cost of Parades has Gone Back to City Council for Further Study

 

The Yakima City Council wants to share the cost of parades and big events downtown but it did not take action on a proposed policy during the council meeting on Tuesday night. Currently the city pays for security and traffic management for all approved events, but under a new proposal those costs would now be shared or paid in full by the event organizers not the city. Cit

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Work Zone Safety Refresher: See Orange, Slow Down

OLYMPIA – Transportation workers, along with all roadway and utility workers, ask drivers to remember one rule when they see those bright orange signs and cones: just slow down.

It’s that simple

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Traffic Safety Project Aims to Reduce Accidents on First, Main Street and Nob Hill Blvd

UNION GAP, Wash.-- Drivers who use First Street in Yakima and Union Gap can expect to see more police patrols along the roadway.

It is part of a two year project to improve safety along the busy corridor

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MLK Underpass is Underway

The MLK Underpass project is now underway. If you travel downtown you will run into a detour onto Yakima Ave from MLK. The 10.6 Million dollar project once complete will send MLK blvd below the railroad tracks near North First street

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Yakima Set to Receive a $200,000 Grant for Traffic Safety

The city of Yakima is collaborating with the State Traffic Safety Commission to make Yakima roads safer. Mayor Micah Cawley says the city is receiving upwards of $200,000 in state grant money to make changes to problem areas in the city

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Toppenish to Receive Two Million Dollars for Street Improvements

The streets of Toppenish are slated to receive over $2 million worth of improvements. News partner KIMA Action News reports the goal is to improve safety, visibility and accessibility. The first phase

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Say Thanks During National Truck Driver Apperciation

Every year they deliver more than 10 billion tons of freight and they do it on holidays and rough weather days. This is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and Roger Bell with Yakima's Haney Trucking says one way you can show your appreciation

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Watch Those Traffic Lights: National Stop on Red Week!

It's National Stop on Red Week. The number of tickets for running traffic lights in Yakima has seen a huge increase. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports for the first eight months of 2011, 18 drivers were cited in the co

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