City of Yuma, AZ

02/29/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/29/2024 18:28

Road Report 2-29-24

City Projects

North End pavement replacement project

A contractor working for the City will remove and replace street pavement, water lines, and ADA-standard sidewalk ramps on various streets in northern Yuma, roughly between Avenue A and 4th Avenue. Reconstruction work will take place on east-west roadways Colorado Street and 2nd Street, and on north-south roadways including 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th avenues. Local streets will be closed to through traffic, but access will be maintained for residents who live in the closed section. Detours will be available via 1st Street and 3rd Street. This project is expected to conclude in summer 2024.

Pavement work is expected to take place beginning Feb. 21 north of 1st Street on 6th, 8th and 10th avenues. The overall project is expected to conclude in summer 2024.

Avenue 5E, 37th Street to 40th Street

A contractor working for the City is installing water and sewer lines on Avenue 5E between 37th Street and 40th Street, plus new fire hydrants and new service connections, followed by pavement replacement. Avenue 5E will be closed to through traffic between 32nd Street and 40th Street, and to all traffic between 37th Street and 40th Street. Detour using Avenue 4E or Avenue 6E. This project is expected to be complete in early spring.

45th Avenue, 24th Street to 28th Street

A contractor working for the City will construct a multi-use path along 45th Avenue between 24th Street and 28th Street. Most work will occur off the roadway; however, one phase of the project will prompt a closure of 45th Avenue between 24th Street and 26th Street. Project is expected to run through mid-April.

28th Drive, 31st Street to 29th Place

28th Drive traffic is restricted to northbound only between 31st Street and 29th Place for emergency storm drain repair.

City Street Maintenance

City Street Maintenance operations for March 4-8 will take place in the following areas.

Streets Concrete Sidewalk Repair

Yuma Townsite.

Santa Maria, unit 2.

Yuma Corona, unit 3.

Street Asphalt Patching

Avenue C, 8th Street to 12th Street.

24th Street, Avenue A to Avenue B.

La Mesa Linda subdivision.

Streets Crack Sealing

24th Street from Avenue A to Avenue B.

Pacific Avenue from 12th Street to 17th Street.

Streets Asphalt Grinding

Avenue C from 8th Street to 16th Street.

16th Street from Avenue A to Avenue B.

Other utility projects and encroachment permits

Avenue A, Parkview to 28th Street (Yuma County)

A contractor working for Yuma County is working on the Smucker Park flood control basin, which will at times affect Avenue A between Parkview Loop and 28th Street. The sidewalk on the west side of Avenue A is closed. Motorists on Avenue A should be aware of trucks entering and exiting the roadway on the north side of the park. Later phases of work will include lane restrictions on Avenue A and a closure at Westridge, currently anticipated for early 2024. Message boards will be activated 72 hours prior to any such closure.

The southbound lane of Avenue A has been shifted to the center turn lane at 28th Street due to storm damage. Work on the concrete box culvert there is expected to start in late February. Motorists expecting to turn left on 28th Street from southbound Avenue A are advised to detour using 24th Street and 8th Avenue.

Fiber optic installations (Allo)

Communications line installations will take place in areas designated for utility easements within the City limits and surrounding vicinity in the following areas:

  • Arizona Avenue, 16th Street to 24th Street.
  • 16th Street and 1st Avenue.
  • Avenue B north of 16th Street.
  • 1st Avenue, 22nd Place to 27th Place.
  • 14th Avenue and 15th Street.
  • Area between Avenue B and 15th Avenue, from West Main Canal to 8th Street.
  • Area between 1st Street and Giss Parkway, 4th Avenue to Gila Street.
  • Area between 12th Street to 14th Street, Pageant Avenue to 44th Avenue.
  • 24th Street and James Drive.
  • 30th Street and Araby Road.
  • 2100 block of Avenue A.
  • Las Casitas subdivision.
  • The Dunes subdivision.
  • 16th Street and Redondo Center Drive (night work Feb. 29).
  • 47th Drive (through March 15).
  • 3rd Avenue, 16th to 18th streets.
  • Areas surrounding 16th Street and 45th Avenue.
  • Areas surrounding 16th Street and Dora Avenue.
  • Castle Dome Avenue north of 16th Street.
  • 24th Street and 17th Avenue.

Avenue A, Palmcroft Drive (Century Link)

Century Link crews will access utility hole to replace fiber cable along Avenue A and Palmcroft Drive. Work is anticipated to be completed by mid-March.

16th Street, Arizona Avenue (Century Link)

Century Link will replace cable along 16th and Arizona Avenue, resulting in single lane closures. Work is expected to be complete by late February.

Avenue B, 1st Street through Augusta (SW Gas)

Gas line work will prompt a closure of the right southbound lane of Avenue B from 1st Street through the intersection with Augusta Drive.

14th Avenue, Parkway Drive to Camino Real (Century Link)

Century Link has a 90-day project to replace a section of defective telephone cable. Part of this project will require the closure of 14th Avenue between Parkway Drive and Camino Real for an unknown number of days. Completion date is expected to be no later than April 5.

County 14th Street, Avenue 3E (Spectrum)

Spectrum will work south of the intersection of County 14th Street and Avenue 3E, with flagmen to control traffic. Work should complete in late March.

24th Street, Avenue B (Spectrum)

Spectrum has a two-week project adding new cable lines, vault and conduit that will require a lane closure of southbound Avenue B just south of 24th Street. This work should be complete by mid-March.

Avenue 8-1/2E, 34th Street to 40th Street (Gila Electronics)

Installation of new fiber optic cables will require a lane shift on southbound Avenue 8-1/2E between 34th Street and 40th Street through late April.

Maiden Lane, 1st Street to 2nd Street (Yuma County)

Installation of a construction crane will prompt the closure of Maiden Lane between 1st Street and 2nd Street.

Avenue B, 15th Street (Century Link)

Century Link has a 60-day project that will include a closure of the right southbound lane of Avenue B approaching 15th Street. Work is expected to conclude by mid-May.

8th Street, Avenue B to 25th Avenue (SW Gas)

Through March 30, gas pipe placement will prompt a closure of the right eastbound lane of 8th Street between Avenue B and 25th Avenue.

24Street, Pacific Avenue B to Avenue 3E (SW Gas)

Gas line replacement work will include eastbound lane closures of 24th Street between Pacific Avenue and Avenue 3E. Work should complete in late April.