The City Of West Richland has announced that Bombing Range Road will be closed to all traffic between SR224 (Van Giesen) and Austin Drive for bridge deck replacement work over the Columbia Irrigation District canal. The closure will start on February 24th, 2020 and end on May 1st, 2020.


The City has designated a temporary detour that will be in place, routing traffic through Flattop Park on Austin Drive from SR224 to Bombing Range Road.

The City released this information on their Facebook page:


A temporary traffic signal will be placed at the intersection of Austin Drive/SR224. The Contractor will also modify the existing striping on SR224 to accommodate the changes.

Residents on Austin Drive east of Bombing Range Road must use Everett Street to access Bombing Range Road.

credit: city of west richland

Any questions please contact the Public Works Department at (509)967-5434.

Project updates can be found on the City website here 

The City is strongly recommending the use of alternate routes to reduce delays along the project detour.

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