Work Underway on Water Main Break

City of Yakima crews are conducting emergency repairs on a water main break today, Wednesday, at the intersection of East Mead Avenue and South 1st Street.

Customers on South 1st Street between Mead Avenue and Lindy Lane will experience water outages today until the repairs are completed.

Northbound traffic on South 1stStreet is restricted to one lane from Mead Avenue to Lindy Lane until the project is completed. Traffic delays in the area are likely to occur. Drivers should use alternate routes 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 homes and businesses in the project area will be maintained as best as possible.

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 Water Distribution Supervisor Emilio Lopez at 575-6196.