Traffic to be temporarily detoured on County 19th Street to accommodate new pipeline installation

Traffic detour expected to remain in place through January 22, 2019

Media Contact: Doug Hendrix, 702-293-8391,
Patti Aaron, 702-293-8189,

For Release: December 18, 2018

Yuma, AZ – Reclamation’s Yuma Area Office announced today that Quail Construction LLC., will begin detouring traffic on County 19th Street between Avenue C and Avenue D starting January 7. The detour will remain in effect through approximately January 22 to accommodate excavation and installation of a new groundwater pipeline.

Questions or comments about the pipeline installation should be directed to Ronnie Torres at (928) 343-8166 or via email at

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