Removal of deactivated train tracks will result in the daytime closure of a portion of South 1st Street from Monday, June 10th through Thursday, June 13th.
While the project is underway, South 1st Street between Pacific Avenue and Arlington Street will be closed to traffic. Work on the project will take place from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm from June 10th through June 13th.
Drivers can expect delays in the project area. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible until the work is completed.
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
Access to businesses in the project area will be maintained as best as possible and emergency vehicles will be allowed through the project area.
The project may cause interruptions in scheduled refuse collection. Contact the City of Yakima Refuse Division at 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 Streets and Traffic Operations Manager Joe Rosenlund at 509-576-6430.