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Resurfacing Projects

FLOWING WELLS ROAD – ROGER ROAD TO MIRACLE MILE 

IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE – SHANNON ROAD TO SILVERBELL ROAD

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Flowing Wells Road between Roger Road and Miracle Mile. 

Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Lowering the utility covers is scheduled to be complete by Friday, March 20, 2015. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

Benson Highway - Irvington Road to Interstate 10 Resurfacing Project

On Monday, March 9, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Benson Highway from Irvington Road to Interstate 10. 

Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Lowering the utility covers is expected to take one day to complete. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Resurfacing Projects

IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE – SHANNON ROAD TO SILVERBELL ROAD – DELAYED 

GREASEWOOD ROAD – IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE TO SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD
IRVINGTON ROAD – OLD NOGALES HIGHWAY TO BENSON HIGHWAY

Work to resurface Ironwood Hill Drive from Shannon Road to Silverbell Road has been delayed until Thursday, March 19, 2015 due to weather conditions. The resurfacing work was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. 

Grant Road Soil Testing: Sparkman Boulevard to Arcadia Avenue

Beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015, crews will be drilling test holes on Grant Road from Sparkman Boulevard (just east of Country Club Road) to Arcadia Avenue (just east of Swan Road) to determine the characteristics of the existing soil conditions prior to the start of an upcoming resurfacing project. The geotechnical work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, March 6, 2015. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. 

90th Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade - Travel Information

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Tucson will host the 90th Annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. The Parade begins at 9 a.m. at Ajo Way and Park Avenue, travels south on Park Avenue to Irvington Road, then turns west on Irvington Road and ends at Sixth Avenue. More information on the Rodeo Parade may be found at www.tucsonrodeoparade.com . Below is the vehicular travel restrictions associated with this event.

Ironwood Drive and Greasewood Road Resurfacing Project

IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE – SHANNON ROAD TO SILVERBELL ROAD 

GREASEWOOD ROAD – IRONWOOD HILL DRIVE TO SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD 

RESURFACING PROJECT

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Ironwood Hill Drive from Shannon Road to Silverbell Road.

Stone Avenue and Kelso Street Underground Utility Work

On Saturday, February 21, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will be installing underground conduit across Stone Avenue at Kelso Street. The work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for one day only. This work is in preparation of a future HAWK crossing project at this location and the future repaving project of Stone Avenue from Grant Road to Fort Lowell Road, as part of the Road Recovery Program. 

Speedway Boulevard at Woodland Avenue Streetlight Pole Replacement

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 9 a.m., crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will replace a median island streetlight pole at Speedway Boulevard and Woodland Avenue, one block west of Craycroft Road.

The eastbound and westbound median island travel lanes near the work, as well as the turn bay from westbound Speedway to south Woodland Avenue, will be closed. The work should be complete by 1 p.m., the same day.

TEP Replacing Power Poles: Golf Links Road and Swan Road

On Saturday, February 14, 2015, crews from Tucson Electric Power will be replacing power poles at the intersection of Golf Links Road and Swan Road. This work will affect the traffic signals at the intersection. Tucson Police Officers will be directing traffic through the intersection. The work is scheduled to take place from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The traveling public can expect delays when driving or bicycling in this work area. Please obey all traffic control signs and police officers, and watch for construction personnel and equipment in the work zone.

Sign Installation on Kino Parkway to Require Closures Thursday Night

Closures on I-10 ramp and on Kino Parkway to be in place until early Friday

TUCSON — Motorists traveling east on Interstate 10 and Kino Parkway in Tucson will encounter travel restrictions Thursday night while the Arizona Department of Transportation continues a project to replace highway signs.

The installation of a 23-foot wide sign spanning Kino Parkway south of I-10 will require the following closures from 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 until approximately 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13:

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Travel Restrictions

On Monday, February 9, 2015 and Tuesday, February 10, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will begin backfilling open trenches on travel lanes at the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. This work will require travel lane restrictions at various legs of the intersection. This work will take place from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. 

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