Parker Dam Traffic Restrictions To Begin November 26Th, 2002|
On Monday, November 26th, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin placing
concrete traffic barriers on the approach roads to Parker Dam. The
barriers will narrow the roadway to approximately eight feet, initiating
the traffic restrictions announced in October.
With the installation of the barriers, only personal vehicles such as
automobiles, pickup trucks and passenger vans will be allowed to use the
roadway across the dam. Trucks, vehicles pulling recreational of other
types of trailers, motorhomes and other large vehicles will no longer be
able to cross the dam.
In addition, the roadway will be closed each night to all vehicular and
pedestrian traffic. This closure, using gates on both side of the dam,
will b from 10pm Mountain Standard Time nightly to 6am., MST the
Signage on the both the Arizona and California road approaches to the
dam will inform motorists of the new restrictions.