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 11/20/2019 -- Butterfield & Marsh Rd Closed for Construction

    Effective 11/20/2019, Butterfield and Marsh Road will be closed at the Butterfield Road and Marsh Road intersection, due to canal work that is being done for construction. Travelers are advised to use alternate routes. Read on...
  2. Motorist Advisory -- Effective 11/4/2019 -- Road Closure on Keys Rd

    The northern section of Keys Road, at Butterfield Rd, will be temporarily closed for canal work starting November 4th, 2019. The road is expected to be open again for traffic around November 18th, 2019. Read on...
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