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Traffic Alerts in Yakima

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There are several areas in Yakima that will be under construction this week.

Parts of River Road will be closed all week as crews put in new sewers and storm drains between 18th and 22nd Avenues. River Road will also have some delays between 25th and 34th Avenues as crews work to install street light bases.

Along Yakima Avenue, theyr'e in phase two of the downtown futures initiative. Crews will be ripping up old sidewalk and placing new concrete all week near Front Street. On Englewood Avenue, just east of 74th, work begins today to widen the road and install new sewer lines. Traffic will be down to one lane and the construction is expected to last for 4 weeks.