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Gary N. Ekstedt, P.E. -
Gary.Ekstedt@co.yakima.wa.us
County Engineer / Assistant Director for Transportation Services

Administration - The Public Services Transportation Administration Section oversees the management of operations, funding, accounting, planning, and project development of the entire Yakima County Transportation Network.

A to Z -Transportation services from "A to Z".

Construction - The Public Services Construction Section oversees surveying, materials testing, inspection, utility installation, and contract administration activities of all Yakima County public works projects.

Contacts - Contacts for Transportation Divisions: Administration, Construction, Engineering, Parks Trails and Recreation, Right of Way, Road Maintenance, Traffic Engineering

Equipment Rental and Revolving Fund (ER&R) - The Equipment Rental and Revolving Fund handles the purchase, maintenance, and repair of County equipment. It also purchases materials and supplies needed by the County Road Division, such as crushed rock, pipe, guardrails, etc. It is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Public Services Maintenance Facilities located in Yakima and Sunnyside.

Franchise - A franchise is an agreement of understanding between an authorized jurisdiction (Yakima County), and a prospective applicant that defines the rights and responsibilities of both the county and the individual or business in placing utilities in county right-of-way.

Glade Road Camera - Live video feed of Glade road.

Konnowac Pass Camera - Live video feed of Konnowac Pass.

Links - Transportation related links.

Naches Tieton Road Camera - Live video feed of Naches Tieton Road.

Parks - Planning a family reunion, or maybe just a picnic for the family? Yakima County Parks has the facilities for just about any occasion. Looking for a cool dip in the water? Check out Eschbach Park and its kayaks. Or maybe, basketball and volleyball are on your list.  Yakima County Parks have those activities and more.

Parks, Trails and Recreation - It is the Yakima County Parks Department’s task to plan, develop, and coordinate the creation and construction of viable, accessible parks and trails for recreational purposes.

Parks and Trail Corridors in Yakima County - Links to various trail and park information.

Projects - Open and past projects

Planning Documents - As related to Transportation Services

Right of Way - The Right-of-Way Division of the Public Services Department provides the department with real estate support. 

Road Maintenance - Yakima County Road Maintenance division maintains the county’s right of way and drainage systems.

Service Request Form - Transportation services request form.

Snow Removal - Snow and ice control is one of the most significant winter activities performed by Yakima County Road Maintenance crews.

Transportation Home Page- The Public Services Construction Section oversees surveying, materials testing, inspection, utility installation, and contract administration activities of all Yakima County public works projects.

Transportation Engineering - The Traffic Engineering Section is responsible for the design and operations of traffic control devices, collection of traffic data, transportation planning, and development review.

Weather - Links to live video weather feeds. UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Winter Driving - Driving tips for winter time.

Work Zone Safety - Whether performing construction, maintenance, or utility work activities, work crews utilize a variety of work zone warning devices (signs, flaggers, barriers, channeling or pavement markers, etc.) to provide the traveler with sufficient notification of upcoming road activities.