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Road Recovery Resurfacing Projects

SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD - PANTANO ROAD TO CAMINO SECO

PANTANO ROAD - SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD TO BROADWAY

BROADWAY - PANTANO ROAD TO CAMINO SECO

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), began work to improve the pavement conditions on Speedway Boulevard from Pantano Road to Camino Seco and on Pantano Road from Speedway Boulevard to Broadway and on Broadway from Pantano Road to Camino Seco.  

Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street TOUCAN Pedestrian and Bike Signal Installation

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, PACE Electric, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to install a TOUCAN pedestrian and bike signal at Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street. Work on this project will be conducted Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. At least one travel lane will be open in each direction at all times during the project. The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of August.

Third Street - Campbell Avenue to Tucson Boulevard Resurfacing Project

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, crews from Intermountain Slurry Seal, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Third Street between Campbell Avenue and Tucson Boulevard.

Third Street will be closed to all through traffic on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 for the milling work and on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for the repaving work. The closures on both days will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Campbell Avenue : Duvall Vista to Jason Vista Chipseal Project

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will chip seal Campbell Avenue from Duvall Vista to Jason Vista. The work hours for this one day project are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the work there will be one travel lane available to both northbound and southbound traffic. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.
  

Stone Avenue: Toole Avenue to Alameda Street Resurfacing Project UPDATE

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will adjust manhole covers and water valve covers flush with the new asphalt on Stone Avenue between Toole Avenue/Franklin Street and Alameda Street. Stone Avenue will be closed to all through traffic during the active construction hours for this project.

Grant Road Utility Adjustments and Repaving UPDATE

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 through Thursday, April 30, 2015, crews from Granite Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will adjust manhole covers and water valve covers flush with the new asphalt along Grant Road from Santa Rita Avenue to Campbell Avenue. This work will take place from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. all three days. Travel lane closures will last approximately 24 hours to allow the concrete ring around the covers to dry.

Tucson Celebrates New Separated Bicycle Lane with Ribbon Cutting

The City of Tucson will host a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. on Stone Avenue near Toole Avenue to celebrate Tucson's first two-way, curb-protected bicycle lane. The new bike lane is on the east side of Stone Avenue from Toole Avenue to Alameda Street. While Stone Avenue is a one-way street for vehicular traffic between Toole Avenue and Alameda Street, cyclists will be able to travel in both directions in this new bike lane.

Stone Avenue: Toole Avenue to Alameda Street Resurfacing Project

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 and Sunday, April 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will mill (remove asphalt) and repave Stone Avenue between Toole Avenue/Franklin Street and Alameda Street. Stone Avenue will be closed to all through traffic during the active construction hours for this project.

22nd Street - Wilmot Road to Swan Road Resurfacing Project: UPDATE

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 and Sunday, April 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will mill (remove asphalt) and repave 22nd Street from Craycroft Road to Wilmot Road. This weekend work will complete the first layer of paving on 22nd Street from Swan Road to Wilmot Road. The final layer of asphalt paving is scheduled to take place during the week of May 3, 2015. 

Tucson Mayor and Council Approve Resurfacing Additional Roadways and Neighborhoods in Bond Program

Following a public hearing Tuesday night, the Tucson Mayor and Council unanimously approved adding 45 major roadways to the voter-approved Bond Program – Road Recovery. The vote will also add about four different neighborhood areas to the resurfacing program and also includes pavement preservation work on roadways that have been recently repaved.

Broadway Widening Open House

PLANNING UPDATE AND PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE APRIL 23 FOR BROADWAY – EUCLID TO COUNTRY CLUB IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

The City of Tucson invites the public to attend a Planning Update and Public Open House for the Broadway – Euclid Avenue to Country Club Road Improvement Project on Thursday, April 23, at Sabbar Shrine Hall, 450 S. Tucson Blvd.

The open house will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Please stop by anytime during the 2-hour event to:

Grand Road Repaving Update

On Thursday, April 23, 2015 and Friday, April 24, 2015, crews from Granite Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will mill (remove asphalt) and repave Grant Road from Santa Rita Avenue to Campbell Avenue. Work hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. One travel lane in each direction will be maintained during this work.

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