So why the move? “There’s no more playing chicken on the freeway,” Mark said. The building material wholesaler has been having clients and delivery trucks make an abrupt slowdown to in order to hit the mid-city turnoff on U.S. Highway 101. It’s dangerous. The comparatively easy State Route 299 location beckoned with street speeds at a mellow 25 miles per hour. Additionally, the Mill Yard collaborates on contractor needs with the nearby Almquist Lumber and Humboldt Fasteners. Giving builders a neighborhood cluster is advantageous for the industry.