Traffic Alerts - Yuma Salinity Canal Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Full closure of Yuma Salinity Canal bridge in Wellton beginning May 16

Drivers should plan for detours through summer

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for the temporary full closure of Yuma Salinity Canal bridge located in Wellton at Avenue 28E and County Ninth Street beginning May 16 at 8 a.m.  

The closure is scheduled through August 2022.

The bridge rehabilitation project includes removal of the bridge and constructing a new bridge. ADOT is performing the work on behalf of Yuma County, which owns the bridge.

Drivers should plan to use detour routes on Avenue 27E or Avenue 29E to County Ninth Street and County 10th Street. 

Completion of the project is scheduled for late summer 2022.