Traffic Alerts - Interstate 8 Bridge Deck Rehabilitation in Yuma County

Plan for lane restrictions near I-8 at Avenue 2E in Yuma beginning Aug. 29

Drivers should expect delays and allow extra travel time

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for lane restrictions near Interstate 8 at Avenue 2E (Pacific Avenue) in Yuma beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 29. 

Contractors are scheduled to install a new barrier wall as part of the I-8 Bridge Deck Rehabilitation project. 

The following restrictions will occur: 

  • North- and southbound Avenue 2E (Pacific Avenue) between Gila Ridge Road and I-8 will be reduced to one lane 24 hours a day and 7 days a week beginning 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, and ending Friday, Sept. 30.
  • The speed limit on Avenue 2E (Pacific Avenue) will be reduced to 25 mph. 
  • A 12-foot width restriction will be in place. 

Delays are likely, so travelers should allow extra travel time. Drivers should obey posted signs, speed limits and traffic control devices and use caution around construction personnel.