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Washington State Taking Steps to Avoid Truck-Related Bridge Collapses

Hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Skagit River Bridge collapse, state transportation officials have created a new online tool to help truckers plan their routes and avoid collisions.

A section of that bridge on Interstate 5 fell into the Skagit River after a truck carrying a tall load hit the bridge in Mount Vernon

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Fatal Accident on I-82 Closes Westbound Lanes

A fatal accident on Interstate 82 has closed the freeway's westbound lanes, forcing traffic to detour onto State Route 821 (the Canyon Road), according to KNDO.

The multicar accident, which killed one person and injured several others, occurred near milepost 21.

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I-90 Reopens After Rock Slide at Snoqualmie Pass

The Washington State Transportation Department says westbound traffic is again moving along Interstate 90 at Snoqualmie Pass after rocks rolled down a slope and were hit by three vehicles.

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Yakima Avenue Remains Closed Downtown

Yakima Avenue remained closed Sunday afternoon after a water main broke near First Street and Yakima Avenue.

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Parking Changes Mean Detours Thursday Friday

Restriping to mark the switch from parallel to angled parking starts at 7 a.m. Thursday in downtown Yakima, according to a city news release.

The work will close West Chestnut Avenue and South Third Street on Thursday

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South First Street and Walnut Avenue Intersection Closed Until Midnight

 

The Yakima Police Department says that a traffic accident has disabled the traffic signals at South First Street and Walnut Avenue, and repairs will keep the usually busy intersection closed until late Wednesday night.

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Yakima Fire Department to Hold Remembrance, Water Work at 16th and Nob Hill

  • The Yakima Fire Department will hold a 9-11 Rememberence Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 11.

    The ceremony starts at 8:40 a.m. Thursday as the department pays tribute to the 3,000 civilians and 400 emergency responders who died on September 11th, 2001.

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Two-Week Closures on Lincoln Avenue Start Monday

Four blocks of Lincoln Avenue will be closed to all traffic most of the upcoming two weeks due to road construction.

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Advance Planning Can Make Your Labor Day Travel Plans Easier

 

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has tips and resources that will make that last weekend of summer road trip easier and less stressful.

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Expect I-82 Lane Closures Near Selah On Thursday

 

Washington State Department of Transportation crews will be repairing a section of the highway south of Selah near the Yakima and Naches river bridges starting on Thursday morning.

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