In January 2008, we presented the current design alternative to the public as part of the US 12 Phase 6 and Phase 7 & 8 open house in Touchet.
In October 2006, we held another open house in Burbank to present the current design alternative and seek feedback from the public.
In June 2006, the project was presented at the US 12 Phase 6 Environmental Assessment open house in Walla Walla. Although this project was not the main focus of the meeting, it was a good opportunity to present the current design to the public.
WSDOT hosted open houses in May 2005 in Burbank and Walla Walla to discuss progress on the US 12 corridor, interchange design alternatives, and to answer questions.
In March 2004, the first US 12 open houses were held in Burbank and Walla Walla. The majority of citizens felt an interchange at the existing SR 124 intersection was needed. Most citizens also felt the US 12 corridor from Burbank to Walla Walla needed safety improvements and that SR 124 should bridge over US 12.
Your thoughts and opinions are important to us. Please contact the project design office with comments or questions.
Will this project impact tribal resources?
At WSDOT we seek to address the concerns of the tribal nations using the process outlined in Section 106 of The National Historic Preservation Act and the WSDOT Tribal Consultation Policy adopted in 2003 by the Transportation Commission as part of the WSDOT Centennial Accord Plan.
During the project design, WSDOT will consult with the Yakama Nation Tribe, and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR).
For more information visit our WSDOT Tribal Liaison website.