More road work this week that could slow down your drive to wherever you are going.
Yakima city crews are busy Wednesday with an asphalt repair job that will result in traffic restrictions on North 16th Avenue between Cherry Avenue and Jerome Avenue. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm.

You may want to find a way around the work because it's a busy area

During the work traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes on 16th Avenue, drivers can expect delays. City officials urge drivers to use alternate routes if possible until the work is finished Wednesday afternoon.
They remind drivers that when people are working on the road they need to slow down.
The speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.

Traffic signal work is set for Wednesday on Yakima Avenue and 2nd Avenue

A traffic signal upgrade will impact the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 2nd Avenue, Wednesday, August 10th. Crews will be upgrading the traffic signal heads at the intersection from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm this Wednesday. The traffic signal will not be in operation during the work hours. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction with stop signs at the 4-way stop. Drivers are reminded the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the city of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour. As always, the schedule for this type of project is subject to change daily dependent on weather, equipment failure, and emergencies.


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