A public hearing on amending the Colorado River Indian Tribes’ traffic code has been set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 in the Tribal Council Chambers, which is located at 26600 Mohave Road, at the intersection of Mohave Road and Second Avenue, in the Tribal office complex. A proposed additional chapter to the traffic code would restrict the operation of commercial trucks on residential roads.

A statement on the public hearing reads as follows:  “An Ordinance to amend the Law and Order Code, Article 6, Traffic Control and Operation of Vehicles will add a new Chapter 23. Commercial Truck Restrictions that will restrict the routes of commercial trucks within the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation. The purpose of this Chapter 23 is to restrict commercial trucks from using residential roads and causing damage to roads and bridges that are not designed for the weight of heavy commercial trucks.”

Written comments from the public will be accepted until 5 p.m. June 14 at the CRIT Attorney General’s Office at 26600 Mohave Road, Parker, Ariz. 85344.

The proposed Code amendment can be viewed online and printed at www.crit-nsn.gov. Copies will be available at the Tribal Administrative Building and at the CRIT Library and Archives, which are located in the Tribal office complex at the intersection of Mohave Road and Second Avenue (Agency Road).


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