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CGS: Evacuation Routes

 
Which Roads Should I Take?
 

Section 1

Section 1 includes the following areas: (1) north of Eltopia West Road, west of Glade North Road, south of West Klamath Road and east of the Columbia River; (2) north of West Klamath Road, west of Fair Way Road, south of Basin Hill Road and east of the Columbia River; (3) north of Basin Hill Road, west of Wahluke Road, south of Hollingsworth Road and east of the Columbia River.  A portion of Section 1 extends west of the Columbia River to Columbia Generating Station but there are no permanent residents in this area.
 
Primary Evacuation Route:  East on SR 170 through Basin City to SR 17, south to US 395, then south to Pasco.
 
Alternates: (1) East to Glade North Road, then south to Pasco (2) East to Glade North Road, south to Eltopia West Road, east to Eltopia, then south to Pasco.
 
Assistance Center:  Columbia Basin College, 2600 North 20th, Pasco
 

Section 2

Section 2 includes the following areas (1) north of West Sagemoor Road, west of Glade North Road, south of Eltopia West Road and east of the Columbia River; (2) north of Alder Road, west of Dayton Road, south of West Sagemoor Road and east of the Columbia River; (3) north of Selph Landing Road, west of Taylor Flats Road, south of Alder Road and east of the Columbia River.  A portion of Section 2 extends west of the Columbia River to Columbia Generating Station but there are no permanent residents in this area.
 
Primary Evacuate Route: Eltopia West Road, east to US 395, then south to Pasco; or Glade North Road, south to Pasco.
 
Alternates: Taylor Flats Road, south to Pasco.
 
Assistance Center:  Columbia Basin College, 2600 North 20th, Pasco
 

Section 3A

This area is entirely on the Hanford Site and is southwest of the Columbia Generating Station.
 
Evacuation Route: 4S to Stevens Drive, then south on SR 240 to I-182, west on I-182 to I-82, south on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd. to Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Assistance Center:  Southridge High School, 3520 Southridge Blvd., Kennewick
 

Section 3B

This area is south of SR 240, west of Kingsgate Way and north of West Richland and east of SR 225.  It includes the Horn Rapids Master Planned Community and those homes and businesses that are accessed from Harrington Road, Yakima River Road, Snively Road, Twin Bridges Road and Weidle Road.  It also includes the Rattlesnake Mountain Shooting Facility and the Horn Rapids Park.
 
Evacuate Route:  South on Twin Bridges to Harrington Road, then south on Harrington Road to Grosscup Road, then south on Grosscup Road to Van Giesen (SR224) then east on Van Giesen (SR224) to SR 240, then south on SR 240 to I-182. West on I-182 to I-82, south on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd. to Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Assistance Center:  Southridge High School, 3520 Southridge Blvd., Kennewick
 

Section 3C

This area is south of the Hanford Site and north of Battelle Blvd. between Stevens Drive and the Columbia River.  It also includes the area west of Stevens Drive between SR 240 and the Hanford Site.  It includes the Horn Rapids Off-road Vehicle Park and the Richland Landfill.
 
It does NOT include businesses or parks accessed from Logston Blvd., Sullivan Blvd. and Robertson Drive or businesses on the west side of Stevens Drive, south of Curie Street.
 
Evacuation Route:  Southeast on SR 240, then south on SR 240 to I-182.  West on I-182 to I-82, south on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd., left on Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Alternate Route: South on Twin Bridges to Harrington Road, then south on Harrington Road to Grosscup Road, then south on Grosscup Road to Van Giesen (SR224) then east on Van Giesen (SR224) to SR 240, then south on SR 240 to I-182. West on I-182 to I-82, south on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd., left on Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Assistance Center:  Southridge High School, 3520 Southridge Blvd., Kennewick
 

Section 3D

This area is north of First Street and south of Battelle Blvd. between Stevens Drive and the Columbia River.
 
Evacuation Route:  South on Stevens Drive to SR 240, then south on SR 240 to I-182.  West on I-182 to I-82.  South on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd., left on Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Alternate Route:  South on George Washington Way to Van Giesen, then west on Van Giesen to SR 240, then south on SR 240 to I-182.  West on I-182 to I-82.  South on I-82 to Exit 113 (Kennewick 395), north to Hildebrand Blvd., left on Hildebrand Blvd., left on Southridge Blvd. to Southridge High School.
 
Assistance Center:  Southridge High School, 3520 Southridge Blvd., Kennewick
 

Section 4

This section is on the Hanford Site and under jurisdiction of the Department of Energy.  There are no permanent residents in this area.  Hanford workers would be notified if any protective actions are necessary.
 

Section 5

This section is bordered by Grant County Road or section line 25.5 SW on the north.  The west border is Road "O" SW.  The eastern and southern border is created by the Columbia River.  The eastern portion of this section is set aside for wildlife and there are no permanent residents.  (East of State Route 24).  The western portion is irrigable ground with farming and orchard operations.  Residential and seasonal laborers reside in these areas.
 
Evacuation Route:  North on County Road "O" SW or "L" SW, the west on County Road 24 SW toward Mattawa. 
 

Section 6

This section includes a section of the Wahluke Hunting Area.
 

Section 7

This section is located between the western Hanford Site boundary and the Yakima/Benton County line.  It is bordered on the north by the Columbia River and on the south by the top of Rattlesnake Ridge.
 
Evacuation Route:  West on SR 24 toward Yakima/Moxee Area or west on SR 24 to SR 241, then south to Sunnyside.