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MLK Blvd. in Yakima Completes Major Construction

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YAKIMA, WA. -- Major excavation on the new MLK Junior underpass in Yakima is complete. Construction crews are now working on the retaining walls that will hold train tracks above street traffic.

The $10 million project is meant to improve driver and pedestrian safety while increasing traffic flow. Crews expect the street to reopen in the Summer or early Fall of 2014.

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