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SR 823 - Selah Vicinity - Reroute Highway

Overview
This project paved, widened and extended South Wenas Avenue, now known as Jim Clements Way, providing an alternate route on the new alignment for through traffic and trucks through Selah. 

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
Crews installed traffic signals, street lights, and new sidewalks.
Car GlyphRelieves Congestion
Crews rerouted truck traffic away from downtown areas relieving traffic congestion by one-third. 

Dollar Sign Glyph Economic Incentive
Rerouting truck traffic provides better access to the city's industrial areas and improves the freight mobility through Selah.

Partnerships & Cooperation
WSDOT worked with the City of Selah to construct this project.

Funding

2005 Gas Tax (TPA): $9,099,000
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF): $4,000
Total $9,103,000

Contact Us
Bill Preston, WSDOT project engineer 
P.O. Box 12560
Yakima WA 98909-2560
509-577-1810

Summer Derrey, WSDOT communications
 
P.O. Box 12560
Yakima WA 98909-2560
509-577-1943

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