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Quartzsite, Arizona

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Construction planned for Hwy. 72 between Bouse and Parker

Arizona Department of Transportation

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Road repairs on State Route 72 scheduled to begin this weekend
Minor delays expected for motorists traveling between Bouse and Parker

YUMA – The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a project to repair several sections of State Route 72 between Bouse and Parker. Work is scheduled to take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily beginning Friday, August 10 through Thursday, August, 16.

What to expect during work hours:
  • Intermittent lane closures of approximately three mile segments during work hours.
  • Traffic will need to come to a complete stop while workers direct traffic through the work zone.
  • Delays of approximately 15 minutes may be experienced.
  • Reduced speed limits through the work zone.
  • Law enforcement will be on-site to control traffic and monitor speeds.
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 928.317.2165, or ADOT Community Relations Officer, Paki Rico, at 520.388.4233,


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