Transportation News

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. 

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Travel Restrictions

On Tuesday, February 3, 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 through Thursday, February 5, 2015. 

Southbound Alvernon Way/Contractor's Way Closure Rescheduled

The graffiti abatement work scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2015, has been rescheduled due to the forecast of inclement weather. Crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will now remove the graffiti from an overhead directional sign on southbound Alvernon Way at Contractor’s Way on Monday, February 2, 2015. 

This work will require the closure of southbound Alvernon Way where it meets Contractor’s Way. The work hours and closure with be from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m., for one day only.

City of Tucson Provides Free Gemride Shuttles Connecting Gem Show Vendors and Visitors with Gem Shows and Parking

For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Tucson is providing a free shuttle service for visitors to the Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Showcase.  The GemRide shuttle system connects to 33 shows from 30 stops on four inter-connected routes.

Southbound Alvernon Way/Contractor's Way Closure

On Friday, January 30, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will be removing graffiti from an overhead directional sign on southbound Alvernon Way at Contractor’s Way. This work will require the closure of southbound Alvernon Way where it meets Contractor’s Way. The work hours and closure with be from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m., for one day only.

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Closure

On Monday, January 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will remove the sewer bypass pumps and bypass lines from the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for one night only. 

City of Tucson Launches Smart-Phone Application for Parking

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation’s Park Tucson Division today launched GoTucson, a service that will allow motorists to pay for on-street parking through a mobile application.  Developed in partnership with Charlotte, North Carolina-based Passport, GoTucson will provide a convenient, easy-to-use, and intuitive means of paying for metered parking throughout Downtown and in the districts along the Sun Link Streetcar corridor.
 

Campbell Avenue - Broadway to Third Street Resurfacing Project: Updated Schedule

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are scheduled to complete the milling (removing asphalt) and repaving work on Campbell Avenue from Broadway to Third Street during the week of Monday, January 19, 2015.

Crews will mill the roadway on Monday, January 19, 2015 and repave Campbell Avenue on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 and Wednesday January 21, 2015. To minimize impacts to the adjacent residents, work hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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