Yakima city crews are starting a sidewalk repair project Tuesday that will impact traffic on a section of 3rd Avenue during the next two weeks.
City officials say the project involves work on sidewalks on 3rd Avenue from West Pine Street to Peach Street beginning next Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 9. During the work city officials say driver will see lane closures will happen during project work hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, from May 31st to June 9th.

You may want to find a different way to where you are going

A news release from the city says access will be maintained as much as possible to homes and businesses in the project area. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the project area if necessary.
Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project area. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible until the work is completed.

Slow down in work zones

Drivers are reminded that 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.
For more information about the project, contact Acting Street Maintenance Supervisor Jay Kendall at 509-575-6443.

The Nelson Dam project work continues this week

Work continues on the Nelson Dam removal and replacement project and will result in temporary road closures during the next two weeks.

Work includes pouring concrete for a new fish screen structure, requiring temporary closure of South Naches Road at Powerhouse Road on the following dates:

Wednesday, June 1st, from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
    Tuesday June 7th, from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

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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