|A weekly list of City projects or encroachment permits |
authorized by the City of Yuma affecting busy streets.
City projects this week include:
• 4th Avenue Extension, 32nd Street to 40th Street
• City street maintenance
Key locations by other utilities:
• Avenue C, 28th Street
4th Avenue, 32nd Street to 40th Street
Crews are reconstructing 4th Avenue from 32nd Street to 40th Street. Local traffic will be one-way at all times (southbound only) until the new pavement section is completed. Northbound traffic is detoured along 40th Street to Avenue A. Southbound through traffic is encouraged to use Arizona Avenue and Avenue A as alternate routes. Pedestrians are urged to use caution while walking near the workzone. The project is currently on schedule with normal traffic expected to resume by late February 2019.
City Street Maintenance
|Other utility projects and encroachment permits|
24th Street, Ridgeview Drive to Avenue A
Century Link has begun nighttime work along 24th Street, requiring a lane closures between Ridgeview Drive and Avenue A. The speed limit is reduced to 25 mph in the area and the eastbound right lane will be closed. The total duration for the project is 60 days. The bus stop located between Elks Lane and Avenue A is also temporarily closed.
South Frontage Road and Mesa Avenue
A project to install a new curbside and gutter will begin Jan. 22 and go through Jan. 25. While the project is underway, there will be a reduced speed limit, lane closures and lane shifts.
1st Street, Avenue B
Century Link is conducting work along 1st Street near Avenue B. There will be a reduced speed limit in place in additional to closures.
24th Street, near La Mesa Drive
Avenue C and 28th Street
Travel Alert: I-8 near Telegraph Pass (ADOT)
Pacific Avenue, 12th-15th streets (Southwest Gas)
UPDATE: There are lane closures on Pacific Avenue that will limit access to the Yuma Palms Mall entrance between 12th and 15th streets as crews do maintenance work on a gas line. Please use an alternate entrance or route until the lanes reopen on Jan. 23.
Southwest Gas will be installing a new main line at Pacific Avenue and 12th Street, starting as early as Dec. 13. The total work duration will be 90 days. While work is underway, there will be lane closures on Pacific Avenue, between 12th and 15th streets. Barricades will be utilized on Pacific Avenue and turns may be restricted onto Pacific Avenue from adjacent streets, as needed for the project and crew safety. The contractor will notify residents in the area of roadwork and is to accommodate access to businesses and homes throughout the project’s timeline, if it is safe to do so. Work is to be completed by Mar. 13.
20th Street, 4th Avenue to Arizona Avenue
4th Avenue, 14th Street
Avenue 3 1/2E, 36th-40th streets (TrueNet Communications)
TrueNet Communications will be installing fiber on Avenue 3 1/2E, from 40th Street to 36th Street. The project began Jan. 2 and is to be completed by Jan. 25. While the install is underway, the roadway on Avenue 3 1/2E will have a reduced speed limit in place as possible lane and sidewalk closures for shoulder work. The contractor is required to coordinate with the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma (MCAS-Yuma) regarding access to the base. Additionally, the contractor will notify businesses and residents impacted by traffic control in the area.
Avenue 8 1/2E, Desert Springs (TrueNet Communications)
TrueNet Communications will be installing an aerial telecommunications fiber from Dec. 19 to Jan. 8. While crews are in the area, Avenue 8 1/2E will have a reduced speed limit in place, traffic control devices posted to help guide traffic, and possible shoulder closures in place for the safety of crews in the area.
Avenue 3E, east of 40th Street (Century Link)
Avenue B, 8th Street (APS)
Coming Soon: US 95, Avenue 8E (ADOT)
24th Street, between 1st Avenue and Virginia Drive
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