Traffic to be temporarily detoured on County 16th and Avenue C near Yuma to accommodate new sewer pipeline installation

Traffic detour expected to remain in place through January 24, 2019

Media Contact: Doug Hendrix, 702-293-8391, dhendrix@usbr.gov

For Release: January 18, 2019

Yuma, Ariz. – The Bureau of Reclamation announced today that traffic will be detoured on County 16th and Avenue C beginning January 23 to accommodate the excavation and installation of a new sewer pipeline. The road is scheduled to reopen to traffic on January 25.

Questions or comments about the pipeline installation should be directed to Jeff Sanderson at (928) 343-8332 or via email at jsanderson@usbr.gov.

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