On Saturday, September 7, 2013, travel restrictions will be in place on westbound Golf Links Road, west of Swan Road to allow crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division to remove catwalks on overhead sign structures. The travel lane restrictions will begin at 6 a.m. The work is expected to take about six to eight hours to complete. During the work, two of the four westbound travel lanes will remain open to traffic.
On Monday, September 9, 2013, at 9 p.m., crews from Falcone Brothers & Associates, Inc., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will close the Grant Road and Oracle Road intersection to allow workers to reconstruct the intersection. The intersection will reopen to through travel at 5:30 a.m. the next day, with left turn prohibitions. During the nighttime closure, right turns in all four travel directions will be allowed.
On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 4 p.m., the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) are hosting a community event at the new Sun Link Maintenance & Operations Facility, 290 E. Eighth Street, to dedicate the newly constructed Facility and to showcase Tucson’s first Made in the USA Sun Link streetcar.
In preparation of the Sixth Avenue two-way conversion, the contractor will pave a slurry seal along Sixth Avenue from north of the Sixth Avenue underpass to Drachman Street. Work will take place on Monday, August 26, 2013 and Tuesday August 27, 2013 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The following traffic control will be in place:
On Saturday, August 17, 2013, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will close the westbound Golf Links Road off ramp to Aviation Parkway to remove catwalks on the overhead sign structures on the Parkway. The closure will take place from 6 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m.
On Monday, August 5, 2013, at approximately 9 p.m., the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Hunter Contracting will shift traffic to the newly paved west side portion of Houghton Road between Poorman Road and Irvington Road. Crews will also connect the side streets on the east side of Houghton Road to the newly paved portion of Houghton Road.
Also, Drexel Road will remain closed for several hours. Motorists are advised to use Seven Generations Way or Bilby Road for alternative access.
Beginning at 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013 through 4 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, the intersection of Granada Avenue and St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street will be closed. Additionally, Main Avenue will be closed at Sixth Street during this work. The closure allows the contractor to complete installation of storm drain, traffic signal conduit and irrigation sleeves across the roadways.
On Monday, July 22, 2013 (at midnight, early Tuesday morning), the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Hunter Contracting will close Poorman Road at Houghton Road to accelerate the build-up and new construction of Poorman Road east of Houghton Road. This work is being done to help control stormwater drainage in the area. This work is scheduled to be complete within one week, with Poorman Road reopening at that time.
On Thursday, July 18, 2013, at about 9 a.m., work crews will close Cherrybell Stravenue at 22nd Street to begin modifying the southwest quadrant of the intersection. The closure is scheduled to be in place for approximately 30 days.
Drivers are advised to use 23rd Street, Silverlake Road, Warehouse Avenue, Cherry Avenue, 18th Street, and Park Avenue to get to their destinations from the immediate area.
This work is part of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)-funded Kino Boulevard and 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the start of the Houghton Road widening project from Broadway to 22nd Street. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 9 a.m. and will be held on the future site of the Sun Tran Park and Ride Lot, which is at the northwest quadrant of the Broadway and Houghton intersection.