Driver alert. Yakima City crews will be busy starting Monday with a project to replace and widen the roadway as a result the intersection of 80th Avenue and Zier Road will be closed to traffic for 11 days. The closure starts Monday, August 17, and continuing through Thursday, August 27.  The work will happen Monday thru Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A news release says flaggers will be on site to help drivers access homes and businesses in the project area and to assist emergency vehicles if they need access to the area.
A detour will be in place throughout the project. The detour route will be 72nd Avenue to West Nob Hill Boulevard, then to 80th Avenue, then Wide Hollow Road to 96th Avenue.