Street Repair Work to Temporarily Close a Section of 8th Street

Street repair work will result the temporary closure of a section of 8th Street from April 3rd through April 14th.  City of Yakima crews will be removing old asphalt along the section of 8th Street between Yakima Avenue and Walnut Street and replacing it with new asphalt.

The section of 8th Street between Yakima Avenue and Walnut will be closed to through traffic while the work is underway.

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.

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

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

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 Street Maintenance Supervisor Jay Kendall at 509-576-6443.