TRAFFIC ALERT. Drivers need to know a sealcoating project will impact traffic on a portion of 48th Avenue for part of the day on Wednesday, August 15th.

City of Yakima crews will be sealcoating the section of 48th Avenue between Summitview Avenue and Tieton Drive from 10:00 a.m. until about 12:00 p.m. on August 15th.  As a result, that section of 38th Avenue will be closed to all traffic while the project is underway.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the project area if possible.  If drivers must travel near the area where sealcoating is taking place. Flaggers will be on site.

While the work is underway, a 20-mile-per-hour speed limit will be strictly enforced in the project area.  Access to homes on the section of 48th Avenue being sealcoated may be restricted for short durations while the work is being done.