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YUHSD: commuters should expect traffic delays

Road work will impact travel over next two weeks

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Union High School District (YUHSD) announced Wednesday that families and staff commuting to-and-from Yuma High School (YHS) during the next two weeks could be impacted by scheduled work at several key intersections along 1st Avenue.

Asphalt seal coating (optipave) and permanent striping, which began Tuesday, will cause intermittent road and lane closures until Thursday, May 13.

Please see the full schedule of road closures below:

April 27-28Orange Street to 6th Street7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
April 29-306th Street to 8th Street    7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 3-4   8th Street to 10th Street     7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 5-6  10th Street to 12th Street 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 7  12th Street to 14th Street7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 10 14th Street to 15th Street7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 1115th Street to 16th Street6 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 12-1316th Street and 1st Avenue6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Students and families traveling to YHS during these dates should plan accordingly and choose alternate routes when necessary.

For more information, please contact Eric Patten, YUHSD Chief Communications Officer, at 

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