|City of Yuma Road Report, July 6
A weekly list of City projects or encroachment permits
authorized by the City of Yuma affecting busy streets.
• Araby Road, I-8 – ADOT (updated)
• Avenue A, 32nd-36th
• 19th Street, Maple to Arizona avenues
• 19th Street, 5th – 6th avenues
• Factor Avenue, near 20th Street
• Downtown Infrastructure Improvements
• Palo Verde Street, 28th Avenue
• 8th Street, 21st Avenue – ADOT
• 31st Place, Avenue 7E
• 3rd Avenue, 8th-11th streets
• Avenue B, 8th-16th streets
• 24th Street , Arizona Avenue
• 20th Street, Arizona-Factor avenues
• County 12th Street Bridge (ADOT)
• City street maintenance
|Araby Road, I-8 (ADOT)
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions on Interstate 8 (I-8) near Araby Road that will begin at 4 a.m. on Monday, Jul. 9. Contractors are scheduled to replace bridge barriers as part of the I-8 and Araby Road traffic interchange improvement project.
The following restrictions will be in place 24 hours a day through Aug. 17:
Drivers should plan for heavy traffic, reduced speed limits and delays. Information provided by ADOT.
Avenue A, 32nd-36th streets
19th St., 5th to 6th avenues
Factor Avenue, 20th Street
Downtown infrastructure improvements
Phase two begins July 16. Maiden Lane will be closed from 2nd Street to 3rd Street, and 2nd Street will be closed from Maiden to Gila Street.
Access will be maintained to the parking lot between Maiden Lane and Gila Street throughout the project. The third phase is slated to begin in late August. The entire CIP project is slated to be complete by the end of September.
8th Street, 21st Avenue – ADOT
An ADOT project to add a crosswalk for safer pedestrian crossing at 8th Street near 21st Avenue will begin as early as June 4. While crews are in the area, there will be lane closures along 8th Street. Signs will be posted to alert traffic of the lane reduction as they approach the area. Traffic is asked to please obey the posted speed limits and traffic signs. The project is to be completed by the end of July.
31st Place, Avenue 7E
A project to access a manhole on the south side of east 31st Place will require trenching near its intersection with Avenue 7E. The work will require a lane closure in the area. It is slated to begin as early as Jun. 14, and will finish in 60 days. The speed limit will be reduced to 25 mph in the area.
3rd Avenue, 8th to 11th streets
Crews are now working on the second (final) phase of improvements to 3rd Avenue between 11th Street and 14th Street. While no through traffic will be permitted, please note that access to local businesses in the area will be maintained and motorists may drive on the temporary surface to reach their destinations. Businesses and residents in the area have been notified of the work zone in advance. Traffic is asked to detour using 1st or 4th avenues, as 2nd Avenue is currently closed for another project. The restaurant located at the northeast corner of 3rd Avenue and 11th Street can still be accessed; the road to their parking lot is open although there are still "road closed to through traffic," the business is open and accessible. This second phase of work is part of the 3rd Avenue Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project and will last approximately 90 days.
Avenue B, 8th-16th streets (updated)
A project to replace a vintage street main line is underway on Avenue B. This will require a lane closure on Avenue B, from 8th St. to 16th St. One lane will remain open in each direction along Avenue B while the project is underway. Signs will be posted to alert drivers of the upcoming closure as they approach the work zone. Beginning Monday, Jun. 25, crews will be working on the portion of Avenue B that extends from 8th to 12th streets. Lane closures will be in place in that area.
24th Street, Arizona Avenue
Crews began working near the intersection of 24th Street and Arizona Avenue in March, for a project that will require a lane closure along 24th Street near its intersection with Arizona Avenue and will call for the speed limit to be reduced to 25 mph in the work zone. The work is to be completed by the fall.
Avenue 10E, 32nd-34th streets
Subdivision and street construction will affect Avenue 10E between 32nd Street and 34th Street. Detour using Payson Avenue. Work is scheduled to complete in late Aug.
20th Street, Arizona Ave.- Factor Ave. (updated)
County 12th Street Bridge, near Ave. D – (ADOT)
Detours include County 11th Street and/or Somerton Avenue. Local traffic will be permitted east of Somerton Avenue. Farmland will be accessible; signing will guide agriculture workers through detour routes. Drivers are asked to slow down and obey posted traffic control devices.
City Street Maintenance
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