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COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Drivers heading out in Cochise County should plan for travel restrictions through mid-July, as Arizona Department of Transportation repairs a culvert near Pearce.

The construction is happening on US Route 191 just south of the Pearce Road junction.

As ADOT repairs a drainage culvert in the area, workers will flag drivers through lane closures and delays on the highway.

This started on Tuesday, June 24 and continues through Thursday, July 3. Construction crews will take a break for 4th of July weekend. They'll resume roadwork on July 7 and continue through July 17.

Delays, which aren't expected to be more than five minutes, will take place around the clock. 

Slow down in this construction area and plan for some extra travel time.

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