Stormwater Project to Close Section of Jerome Avenue

A section of Jerome Avenue will be closed Wednesday, May 31st, due to a stormwater manhole project.

Jerome Avenue will be closed between North 18th Avenue and North 16th Avenue during scheduled project work hours of 5:00 am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday. In addition, North 16th Avenue will be one lane each way at the Jerome Avenue intersection during project hours.

Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.

During the project, traffic delays in the area are likely to occur. Drivers should use alternate routes until project completion.

The schedule for this type of project is subject to change daily dependent on weather, equipment failure, and emergencies.

Contact Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor Robert Brown at 509-406-7103 for more information about the project.