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I-8 Construction to Close Lanes on Colorado River Bridge

Updated: 03/16/2023

El Centro, Calif. — Construction crews will close the eastbound and the westbound Interstate 8 (I-8) left lanes of the Colorado River Bridge near Yuma, AZ on Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for bridge work, according to Caltrans.

Additionally, the eastbound I-8 4th Avenue on-ramp will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The daytime closures are part of an ongoing project between Caltrans and the Arizona Department of Transportation to upgrade the I-8 Colorado River Bridge. The work includes resurfacing the bridge deck, replace bearings at bridge hinge locations, as well as replace approach slabs, defective guardrail, and seismic bearings.

The construction work schedule is subject to change due to weather, traffic incidents, or other maintenance considerations. Travelers are reminded to watch for highway workers and moving equipment and to Be Work Zone Alert.

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