DRIVER ALERT Wednesday Road Work on Nob Hill Blvd.
Each week during the spring Yakima city crews get busy with a lot of spring projects and many of the projects involve roads. When that work happens you commute could be impacted and some of that work is underway Wednesday. Traffic is impacted on a section of Nob Hill Blvd. Wednesday as city crews replace a storm water manhole cover in the middle of a busy road. A press release from the city says city of Yakima crews will be working on the project from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. During the project eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on Nob Hill Boulevard between South 1st Avenue and Landon Avenue. City officials know it's a busy road and during the time of the project lots of traffic is expected in the area. If you're commute takes you into the area be prepared for some delays or take an different route to work or wherever you are going.
Due to heavy traffic volumes on Nob Hill Boulevard, drivers can expect delays and should use alternate routes if possible until the work is completed.
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
Access to homes and businesses in the project area will be maintained as best as possible and emergency vehicles will be allowed through the project area if necessary.
As always, the schedule for this type of project is subject to change daily dependent on weather, equipment failure, and emergencies.