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.
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.
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 following morning.
on the both the Arizona and California road approaches to the dam will inform
motorists of the new restrictions.