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Work to replace South Wenatchee stormwater pipe begins Oct. 21

Work to replace South Wenatchee stormwater pipe begins Oct. 21

A contractor for Chelan County begins work on Monday, Oct. 21, replacing a failing stormwater pipe on South Wenatchee Avenue, near Boodry Street. About 650 feet of stormwater pipe will be replaced. Heavy rains this summer caused sinkholes to form along the deteriorated pipe, exposing the problem.

Posted: October 17, 2019

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Do your part: Remove vehicles parked along shoulder of county roads

Do your part: Remove vehicles parked along shoulder of county roads

Please do your part in keeping motorists – and snowplow drivers – safe this winter season by removing vehicles parked along the shoulder of the county road.

Posted: October 10, 2019

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County to replace stormwater pipe on portion of South Wenatchee Avenue

County to replace stormwater pipe on portion of South Wenatchee Avenue

Chelan County Public Works will replace about 1,000 feet of stormwater pipe in the South Wenatchee area after a second sinkhole in two months formed on South Wenatchee Avenue near Boodry Street. A steel plate has been placed over the sinkhole for the time being.

Posted: September 19, 2019

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Debris removal begins Sept. 16 at South Lakeshore Road's Slide Ridge

Debris removal begins Sept. 16 at South Lakeshore Road's Slide Ridge

A contractor for Chelan County begins work on Monday, Sept. 16, on South Lakeshore Road at Lake Chelan, removing debris from the catch basin and channels at Slide Ridge.

Posted: September 12, 2019

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Road Alert: South Wenatchee Avenue

Road Alert: South Wenatchee Avenue

A road closure on South Wenatchee Avenue – just before the bridge between Boodry and Beuzer streets – will remain in place for the unforeseeable future while Chelan County Public Works, in coordination with the county’s Surface and Stormwater Management Utility, evaluates how best to address a large sinkhole in the roadway.

Posted: July 29, 2019

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August 8 Open House: Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project

August 8 Open House: Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project

Chelan County Public Works will hold an open house 5 to 6:30 p.m. on August 8 for people looking to learn more about the Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project. Construction on the project is planned for summer 2020.

Posted: July 23, 2019

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Construction on the Yodelin Creek project to start July 8, last into October

Construction on the Yodelin Creek project to start July 8, last into October

Construction begins on July 8 on the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement project, which will remove two damaged culverts on Stevens Road and replace them with a single-span bridge. A detour route will be in place for local traffic only when Stevens Road is closed for construction.

Posted: June 25, 2019

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June 27 Open House: West Malaga Road Intersections

June 27 Open House: West Malaga Road Intersections

Chelan County Public Works invites the public to an open house on June 27 that will provide information about the West Malaga Road Intersections project. The open house is 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Malaga Fire Station, 3760 W. Malaga Road.

Posted: June 19, 2019

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Roads identified for 2019 chip sealing season

Roads identified for 2019 chip sealing season

The Chelan County 2019 Road Preservation Program is underway. Read which county roads are scheduled for chip sealing this summer.

Posted: May 13, 2019

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 23
    Oct 2019
    07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commssioner - October 23, 2019

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 28
    Oct 2019
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Registration deadline for new voters or address updates by mail, online, email or over the phone.

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Registration deadline for new voters or address updates by mail, online, email or over the phone.

  • 29
    Oct 2019
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Registration in person at our office.

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Registration Deadline in person at our office.

  • 29
    Oct 2019
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Community Development In-Service Day Closure

    Posted by: Community Development

  • 31
    Oct 2019
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Second half property tax deadline

    Posted by: Chelan County Treasurer

    Second half property tax deadline