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Road closures yield frustration among Imperial Valley residents

Ocotillo resident upset with four-year bridge closure - News 11's Wiley Jawhary reports

EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - If you live in Imperial County, you may have come across or even been impacted by the city's road closures.

Don Allen is an Ocotillo resident who took to the podium on Tuesdays Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Allen says the bridge on Evan Hewes Highway between Plaster City and Ocotillo has been closed since April 6, 2018.

Allen says it has become difficult for local residents as they have to backtrack, circle around or even go off-road to get where they want to go.

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Wiley Jawhary

Wiley Jawhary is from Orange County California. He joined KYMA/KSWT in April of 2021.

Reach out to Wiley with story ideas and tips at wiley.jawhary@kecytv.com.

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