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Washington Town Undertakes $52 Million Road Project to Ease Truck Traffic

February 5, 2018

UNION GAP, Wash. — On a daily average, 3,400 trucks hauling freight travel along Main Street and Valley Mall Boulevard in Union Gap, Wash., just to access Interstate 82.

But the route, city officials say, is a recipe for disaster with Valley Mall and other shopping centers nearby. Large 18-wheeler trucks often are forced to mix with commuters and shoppers through a series of roundabouts that form the Valley Mall Boulevard and I-82 interchange.

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