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 June 13th, 2022 -- Crusher Canyon Rd Daytime Closures

    On June 13th, for approximately 80 working days (four months in total), Crusher Canyon Rd will have closures during the day, in order to facilitate the construction of the Crusher Canyon Sewer Improvement project. Read on...
  2. Motorist Advisory -- Effective July 8th, 2022 -- S Naches Rd Daytime Closures

    On July 8th 2022, and July 14th 2022, S Naches Rd at the intersection of W Powerhouse Rd will have closures during the day, in order to facilitate the construction of the Nelson Dam Project. Read on...
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