Traffic restrictions at night will take place at Gilbert and Warner roads

Crews will be rehabilitating the sewer manhole located in the intersection of Gilbert and Warner roads March 11-14. The work is expected to begin at 9 p.m. and run until 5 a.m. for four days. Crews will put up lane restrictions during the work.

By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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