If you're driving around on Nob Hill you might want to be prepared for delays and construction for the next several months. In a news release from the city of Yakima a project is expected to run from July 18th until Thanksgiving. Improvements on Nob Hill will be made from 49th Avenue to 64th Avenue. There will be improvements on curbs, gutters, sidewalks, storm drains, street lights and the street will be widened. 
 
The project will cost over $2 million. Funding coming from the Washington State Trasportation Improvement Board and a small portion coming from state gas tax revenue allocated to the city. WalMart also contributing to the project as part of the  permitting process that allowed the construction of the new WalMart near 64th and Nob Hill in 2009. 

 

You can expect to see construction crews out on the road Monday through Friday's from 7am to 4pm. Driver's are advised to find an alternate route and to expect lane closures and delays in the area.