8th Street Road Improvement Project, Avenue D to Avenue C

What’s New...

As part of the reconstruction of 8th Street, Yuma County will be conducting the following work:

Full reconstruction of an urban road section (approx.4,600 lineal feet) consisting of five lanes, two lanes in each direction and a central turning lane; mill and overlay intersection of Avenue C & 8th Street.; installation of new storm drain pipe, manholes, and catch basins; installation of new pavement section, curb & gutter, sidewalk, exposed aggregate concrete, driveways, sidewalk ramps, pavement markings and signage; construction of two storm water detention basins, including pump station and storm sewer force mains, and outlet structures; installation of new street lighting and miscellaneous items.

Master Schedule: Contractor mobilized May 20,2019. Work Expected to be completed by February 2020. For the first phase of work contractor is expected to conduct work on North side of roadway, including street lights, conduit, street lights , roadway excavation, new storm drain system, new storm sewer force main, curb & gutter, sidewalk , driveways and miscellaneous items.

UPCOMING TWO WEEK

SCHEDULE:

11/11/19 thru 11/22/19: Traffic will be shifted to north side of road on new pavement. Meanwhile, contractor will remove existing pavement on south side of 8th Street and commence roadway excavation. Access to side streets will be restricted while road reconstruction is taking place.

Road Closures:

8th Street to remain open to thru traffic, however as of 11/11/19 Yavapai Ln, Mojave Ln, Cononino Ln, Apache Ln & Pima Ln will be restrited and access will be provided from Co. 8-1/2 St / City 12th St.. Motorist are encouraged to follow all speed limits signs.

Somerton Ave. & Co. 14th Street Traffic Signal

What’s New...

Yuma County will be removing the existing flashers at Co. 14th Street and install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Somerton Avenue & Co. 14th Street, the work will also include a new conduit run from Co. 13-1/2 St, new vertical curb & gutter, new pavement, striping, signage, street lighting and miscellaneous work.

Master Schedule:

Contractor expected to mobilize on October 14, 2019. Work Expected to be completed by May 2020.

UPCOMING TWO WEEK

SCHEDULE:

11/11/19 thru 01/06/2020: Contractor completed underground work and has ordered all material and equipment for the installation of the new traffic signal, due to fabrication, materials are scheduled to be delivered by April 24,2020.

Road Closures:

Road to remain open to thru traffic.

Fall 2019 Chip Seal Program (Yuma & Mohawk District)

What’s New..

As part of the ongoing maintenance program, Yuma County will be conducting a chip seal over approximately 26 Miles of roadway through Yuma and the Mohawk District (East of Foothills), the work will include new chip seal, fog Seal and striping the roadways. The locations are listed below:

YUMA DISTRICT: Co. 19th St (Somerton avenue to Hwy 95), Avenue I (Co. 19th St to Hwy 95), Avenue 3E (Co18-1/2St to Co. 19th St), Co. 13th St (Somerton avenue to Avenue G), Co. 11th St ( Somerton Avenue to Avenue D), Avenue E ( 8th St to Co. 9th St), Avenue D ( Co. 9th St to Frances St), Co. 6th St ( Ave 7E to Avenue 9E), Avenue 6E (Co. 14th St to Co 13-1/2St), Fortuna Rd (Hwy 95 to Co. 10th St), N. Frontage Rd (Avenue 14-1/2E to Avenue 15-1/2E).

MOHAWK DISTRICT: Old US 80 (Ave 20E to Ave 23E), Old US 80 (Ave 26E to Ave 28E), Old US 80 (Ave 36E to Ave 40E), Co. 8th St ( Ave 34E to Mohawk Valley Rd).

Master Schedule:

Contractor expected mobilize on October 21, 2019. Work Expected to be completed by December 20, 2019.

UPCOMING TWO WEEK SCHEDULE:

11/11/28/19 Thru 11/15/19:

Yuma District: Chip seal contractor completed chip seal and fog seal. Striping of the Yuma area roads to be completed by 11/14/19.

Mohawk District: Contractor to complete chip seal at Old Hwy 80 (From Ave 27E-Ave 28E & Ave 36E to Ave 40E) and Co 8th St (From Mohawk Valley Rd.- to Ave 34E) between 11/13/19 to 11/15/19. Fog seal for the Mohawk district will start 11/11/19 and striping to be conducted by 12/03/19.

Road Closures:

No road closures are expected to occur during chip seal operation. However, traffic lane closures will be in use with pilot trucks and flaggers to direct traffic, vehicular speed will be reduced to 25MPH until striping is completed. Motorist are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid delays and reduce speed to posted speed limit signs.

Utility Company permit work:

Southwest Gas (11/11/19 to 11/15/19)

SWG will be replacing existing gas main throughout the Foothills and Yuma Area, next week SWG contractors will be working at:

(Foothills):

• 40th St from Foothills Blvd. to Cassidy Ave. SWG to continue to install new gas line under the roadway. Thru traffic has been reduced to 1 lane for westbound traffic.

• 40th St. from Bonnie Ave to Hunter Ave. , Contractor working on replacing sidewalk/driveway panels disturbed by new gas line installation. Sidewalk will be closed during Construction. Thru traffic has been reduced to 1 lane for westbound traffic.

(Yuma) Avenue B:

• Avenue B, from 24th Street to 32nd Street. SWG completed underground work. Pavement replacement to continue thru 11/15/19. Thru traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Traffic control in place during day and removed at end of work day.

(Yuma) Mesa Area:

• Somerton Avenue, between Co. 12th St & Co. 12-1/2 St. SWG will be replacing approximately 6,300 Linear Feet of 3” steel main. Contractor will be closing a lane of traffic and utilize flaggers to direct traffic.

Yuma/Mohawk Valley Work Scheduled (11/11/19-11/14/19)

Gravel Road Maintenance:

• Route 3: North of Hwy 80 & East of Avenue 16E to Avenue 22E

• Route 4: North of Hwy 80 & East of Avenue 22E to Avenue 30E

Crack Seal & Patching:

• Foothills Mobile Estates #5, 8, 10 & 11

• Marinez Lake Rd, Co 19th St, Ave 1E, Co 18th St & Co 15th St

Magnesium Chloride:

• Shannon Way, North College Acres, Co 8 1/2 St

• Buckshot Rd & Ave 9E

Yuma/Mohawk Valley Work Scheduled (11/18/19-11/21/19)

Gravel Road Maintenance:

• Route 3: North of Hwy 80 & East of Avenue 30E to Avenue 40E

• Route 4: North of Hwy 80 & East of Avenue 40E to Avenue 47E

Crack Seal & Patching:

• Foothills Mobile Estates # 5, 8, 10 & 11

• Somerton Ave, Co 13th St & Co 17th St

Magnesium Chloride:

• Padre Ranchitos & Sunglow Ranchettes

• Collins County Manor

Sign Shop & Signal

Maintenance Work Scheduled (11/11/19-11/14/19)

Sign Maintenance:

• Route 1: West of Hwy 95 between Co 19th St & Co 14th St

• Route 2: North Frontage Rd between Fortuna Rd & Foothills Blvd/Martinez Lake

• Route 3: North of Hwy 80 between Avenue 20E & Avenue 40E

Preventive Maintenance:

• Foothills Blvd & 48th St

• Ave D & Co 14th St

• 5th St & Ave B

• Ave 3E & Co 15th St

• Ave G & Hwy 95

• Hwy 95 & Co 15th ST

• Main St & Urtuzuastegui

• Archibald & Urtuzuastegui

Work Zone:

Water district pipe repair on Avenue G between Co 13th St & Co 14th St (10/14-11/14/19)

Sign Shop & Signal Maintenance Work Scheduled (11/18/19-11/21/19)

• Route 1: East of Ave B between Co 15th St & Co 19st St

• Route 2: South Frontage Rd between Fortuna Rd & Foothills Blvd/Adair Park

• Route 3: North of Hwy 80 between Avenue 52E & Avenue 67E

Preventive Maintenance:

• Foothills Blvd & 48th St

• Ave D & Co 14th St

• 5th St & Ave B

• Ave 3E & Co 15th St

• Ave G & Hwy 95

• Piceno & Cesar Main St

• 8th Ave & Cesar Chavez

• William Brooks & Cesar Chavez

Work Zone:

Water district pipe repair on Avenue G between Co 13th St & Co 14th St (10/14-11/14/19)

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