Transportation

Responsibilities


The Transportation Services Division is responsible for:
  • 11 Miles of Trail Corridor
  • 22 Miles of Railroad
  • 307 Bridges
  • 281 Culverts
  • 1,646 Miles of Roads

Offices


  • The Administration Division is responsible for the overall management of operations, funding (accounting), planning, and project development of entire Yakima County transportation network.
  • The Construction Division is responsible for the administration of surveying, inspection, and oversight of Yakima County road improvement projects.
  • The Engineering Division's responsibilities are preliminary engineering, specification, and graphic design plans for Yakima County road projects.
  • The Parks, Trails, and Recreation Division is responsible for the management, maintenance, and reservations of Yakima County parks and trails.
  • The Right-of-Way Division provides Yakima County’s real estate services and support, including County property acquisition, surplus, and appraisals.
  • Road Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance of County right-of-way and drainage systems, including roads, bridges, vegetation management, snow removal, signing, and striping.
  • Traffic Engineering is responsible for the design and operation of traffic control devices, traffic data collection, development review, and transportation planning.
  1. Motorist Advisory -- Effective immediately -- Maple Ave Closed for Bridge and Utility Work

    Maple Ave will be closed starting at Maple Court and continuing to Hillcrest Drive effectively immediately until further notice, due to bridgework and utility work in the area. Expect additional travel time as you utilize the Hillcrest Drive detour.
  2. Motorist Advisory -- Effective 10/29/2018 -- Forney Rd Closed for Bridgework

    Forney Road will be closed starting at Summitview Road and continuing to east of Danner Road effectively 10/29/2018 until 12/13/2018 or until further notice, due to bridgework and road construction in the area.
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