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Cocopah East Reservation tribal members invited to attend open house to discuss transportation study

August 2, 2012

The Cocopah Tribe and the Arizona Department of Transportation are conducting a study to develop an East Reservation Circulation Plan. The plan will provide recommendations for improvements to connectivity to local and regional transportation networks, access to public transportation, and pedestrian and bicycle facilities for the next five, ten and 20 years.

The tribe and ADOT are hosting an open house to provide an opportunity for members of the Cocopah Tribe's East Reservation assist in the development of the plan. Tribal members are invited to attend and provide input and comment on future transportation improvements for the East Reservation.

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Time: 5 to 7 p.m. (presentation at 5:30 p.m.)

Place: Cocopah Head Start Center
          Cottonwood Drive
          Somerton, AZ 85350

*Food and refreshments will be provided

For more information about this study, please visit or contact Yuma District Senior Community Relations Officer Gabriella Kemp at 928.317.2165 or or ADOT Community Relations Officer Paki Rico at 520.388.4233 or

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