Yakima Drivers Your Commute Could Be Slowed Friday
Yakima city crews continue with summer road and signal work. City officials say water line work will result in the closure of Powerhouse Road between Englewood Avenue and North 26th Avenue Friday, July 15th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Powerhouse Road, drivers can expect delays and should use alternate routes if possible until the work is completed. Detours around the construction site will be available.
Work on Lincoln Avenue starts on Friday, July 15
Also asphalt restoration work will result in traffic restrictions on Lincoln Avenue between 36th Avenue and 37th Avenue on Friday, July 15th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm.
Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Lincoln Avenue, drivers can expect delays. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible until the work is completed.
Police ask that you slow down in the construction areas
"Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related works 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."