Major Road Work on I-82 Starts Wednesday in Yakima
The major road work to preserve an 8-mile stretch of I-82 from the Fred G. Redmon Bridge to N. 1st Street starts on Wednesday. Crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will be making repairs to the Naches and Yakima River Bridge decks.
The first 24-hour closure is underway Wednesday through Friday according to the DOT "State Route 823 will be closed to traffic traveling into Selah from North First Street beginning Wednesday through 9 a.m. Friday.”
Here's the details of the work that will cause closures
Following that work is completed on Friday SR 823 will be closed to traffic coming from Selah to North First Street through the end of September for work to preserve an 8-mile strech of I-82 from the Fred G. Redmon Bridge to N. 1st Street
From westbound I-82 Detour signs will direct all westbound traffic onto SR 823. Once on SR 823, signs will direct traffic to move to the far-right lanes to continue west to Ellensburg or to stay in the far left lane to go into Selah.
From N. 1st Street in Yakima The westbound on-ramp to I-82 will be closed. Follow the signs to SR 823. Once on SR 823, signs will direct traffic to move to the far-right lanes to continue west to Ellensburg or stay in the far left lane to go into Selah.
From eastbound I-82 Eastbound SR 823 will be closed, and signs will direct travelers to take eastbound I-82.
Access to Rest Haven Park & Ride and Harlan Landing Westbound I-82 travelers will need to turn around at E. Selah Road (exit 29) then head east to exit 30 to access the Rest Haven Park and Ride and Harlan Landing.
From eastbound US 12 Traffic headed into Selah or Ellensburg will follow the detour route from N. 1st Street to SR 823.