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Quartzsite, Arizona

Monday, April 25, 2011

Temporary lane closures on US 95 south of Quartzsite Thursday and Friday

Please allow extra travel time between Yuma and Quartzsite

YUMA - The Arizona Department of Transportation will be applying a protective coat of oil to a sixteen-mile stretch of US 95 south of Quartzsite. The work is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday (April 28) and Friday (April 29).

What to expect during work hours:

•Crews will temporarily close approximately eight miles of northbound and southbound US 95.

•Workers will temporarily stop traffic as they direct motorists through the construction zone.

Delays of up to 15 minutes can be expected. Motorists are advised to plan ahead and leave early to their destination. Message boards will be displayed to advise drivers of temporary closures and restrictions. The speed limit will be reduced in the construction zone.

ADOT advises drivers to proceed through the work zone with caution, slow down and be alert for construction equipment and personnel.

ADOT works to inform the public about planned highway restrictions, but there is a possibility that unscheduled closures or restrictions may occur. Weather can also affect a project schedule. To stay up-to-date with the latest highway conditions around the state, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at or call 5-1-1.

For more information about this project, please visit or contact Yuma District Senior Community Relations Officer Gabriella Kemp at 928.699.8983 or Local media should contact the ADOT Public Information Office at or 1.800.949.8057. Visit or for more information about ADOT.


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