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I-82 - Terrace Heights Off Ramp - Improvements - Complete June 2010

Project Status - Complete
I-82 Terrace Hts. off ramp improvement vicinity map
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New turn lane on to Terrace Heights Drive.
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Overview
The intersection of the I-82 westbound off ramp and Terrace Heights Drive had a history of collisions, as eastbound traffic from the off ramp had to merge with through traffic with limited visibility. WSDOT improved visibility and added a third eastbound lane, eliminating the need to merge. Drivers now have a free right turn onto the new eastbound lane from the I-82 westbound off ramp to the 17th Street signalized intersection.

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
This project reduced the risk of collisions by improving visibility and eliminating the need to merge with eastbound through traffic.

Partnerships & Cooperation
We appreciate the patience and cooperation of local residents and motorists as crews worked to provide a safer roadway that moves traffic more efficiently.

Granite NW was the contractor for this project. Construction was completed June 2010.

Funding

This project was funded through the following sources:

Federal Funding
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) - $690,000
State Funding
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) - $610,000
Total Funding Available from All Sources - $1,300,000

Contact Us
Project Engineer, Paul Gonseth
P.O. Box 12560
Yakima, WA 98908
509.577.1810

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