Railroad Track Maintenance to Close 6th Avenue

Sixth Avenue will be closed between I Street and River Road from 6:00 am Tuesday, July 9th, with an anticipated re-opening timeframe of 12:00 pm Thursday, July 11th.

The closure will be in effect 24/7 and is required for railroad track maintenance.

Access to properties in the project area will be maintained. Detours will be posted.

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 a project is subject to change daily dependent on weather, equipment failure, and emergencies.

The repairs may cause interruptions in scheduled refuse collection. Contact the City of Yakima Refuse Division at 509-575-6005 for more information.

Contact Street Maintenance Supervisor Jay Kendall at 509-576-6443 for more about the project.