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Yakima City to widen local road

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YAKIMA, Wash. -   Plans are already underway to widen a stretch of road in Yakima.

Upon the City's approval, River Road from 16th Avenue to Fruitvale Boulevard will be widened to three lanes.

Some of the other improvements include reconstruction of the 16th Avenue intersection to include a left hand turn lane, a bike lane and sidewalks, storm drains, roadside lighting and wheelchair ramps.