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Pipeline repairs affects traffic in South side

Pipeline repairs affects traffic in South side
Posted at 8:38 AM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 10:38:56-05
Drivers in the South side can expect delays on a busy road.
 
Crews will be repairing a 54'' underground water pipeline on Columbus from 29th to Blacklidge, prompting lane restrictions for more than a month.  
 
Restrictions are in place on north and south bound lanes on Columbus for about 4 miles. The Tucson Water Department says the restrictions are only on some spots of Columbus from 29th to Blacklidge.
 
Restrictions: 
  • Traffic is restricted to one lane each direction between 29th and 24th
  • No turns are allowed on to Broadway. 
  • Bike lane and left turn lane closed on 5th
  • Lanes are being diverted on Flower and Blacklidge
 
Tucson Water says water service to customers will not be affected. Repairs are expected to be completed by April 1.