Tuesday meeting to present 24th Street project
Members of the public are invited to a meeting Tuesday to learn how they may be affected by an upcoming project to replace an aging piece of infrastructure within the city of Yuma.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of McGraw School, 2345 S. Arizona Ave. It is open to the public and free to attend. Residents are invited to come and learn details of the project and discuss any issues or concerns with members of the project team.
In the project, a contractor working for the city will replace several feet of 12-inch water pipeline running under 24th Street from Arizona Avenue east. New service connections will be installed from Pacific Avenue to the west off of existing 20-inch and 24-inch lines.
Existing curbs and gutters, sidewalks and sidewalk ramps will be removed and replaced as necessary at various locations throughout the project. After completion of the underground work, the top 1-1/2 inches of existing asphalt pavement will be milled and replaced.
The work could start as soon as March 30 in the intersection of 24th Street and Kennedy Lane. Work on the pipeline from Arizona Avenue east will not begin until May 29, the last day of classes before spring break for the schools near 24th Street and Arizona Avenue.
Parts of the project will involve traffic disruptions on 24th Street and its intersections at Pacific Avenue and Arizona Avenue. The city will post updates on its Twitter feed: @cityofyuma. The city will also publish the upcoming week's schedule or changes in conditions in the Road Report published in Sunday's Yuma Sun.