TDOT News

Broadway and Beverly Ave/Williams Blvd Traffic Signal Rewire

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Beverly Avenue/Williams Boulevard intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Earth Day Festival, Downtown Road Closure

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, beginning at 7 a.m. to about 3 p.m., Sixth Avenue will be closed from 12th Street to 13th Street for the Tucson Earth Day Festival.

Businesses, parking garages and parking lots are open and accessible during the road closure. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson.

The Tucson Earth Day Festival hours are: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the Tucson Earth Day Festival, visit: http://www.childrensmuseumtucson.org/earthday.

Traffic Alert: Grant Road and Alvernon Way Traffic Signal Rewire

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the traffic signals at the Grant Road and Alvernon Way intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Good Friday Procession and Easter Sunrise Service "A" Mountain Road Closure and Alternate Route

 

This weekend, “A” Mountain will host the Good Friday Cross Procession (La Procession de Viernes Santo) and Easter Sunday Sunrise Services (La Misa al Amanecer) which will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park. In order to accommodate these events, Sentinel Peak Road will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19. The road will reopen for pedestrians and bicyclists on Saturday, April 20, at 8 a.m. and at 9 a.m. for vehicles. The roadway will again close on Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. and will reopen to vehicles at noon on Sunday, April 21.

Traffic Alert: Tucson Earth Day Festival Downtown Road Closure

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, beginning at 7 a.m. to about 3 p.m., Sixth Avenue will be closed from 12th Street to 13th Street for the Tucson Earth Day Festival.

Businesses, parking garages and parking lots are open and accessible during the road closure. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson.

The Tucson Earth Day Festival hours are: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the Tucson Earth Day Festival, visit: http://www.childrensmuseumtucson.org/earthday.

Traffic Alert: Sixth Avenue at Congress Street Road Closure

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, southbound Sixth Avenue at Congress Street will be closed to vehicular travel beginning at 6 a.m. to allow a contractor to install new ADA-compliant ramps and sidewalks on the west side of Sixth Avenue. The southbound road closure is scheduled to be in place until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019.

The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Pedestrian access will be maintained with pedestrian fencing around the work area.

Traffic Alert: Eastbound Congress St Closure, Silverbell Rd to Grande Ave

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at about 5 a.m. westbound traffic on Congress Street, between Silverbell Road and Grande Avenue, will be shifted to the north side of the roadway so crews can begin milling the asphalt and subgrade on the south side of the roadway. Following the traffic shift, Silverbell Road at Congress Street will be closed to all eastbound travel. Eastbound Congress Street travel must detour at St. Mary’s Road. Westbound travel will maintain through access from Congress Street to Silverbell Road.

Ninth Street Road Closure: Speed Hump Installation

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Ninth Street from Fourth Avenue to Hoff Avenue will be closed to vehicular travel from approximately 9 a.m. to noon to allow for the installation of a speed hump just east of Fourth Avenue.

A second speed hump will be installed on Ninth Street just east of Bean Avenue from approximately 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Crews will return on Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon to complete the project. During this work, travel will be restricted to one lane on Ninth Street at the work zone, with a flagger directing traffic.

Traffic and Access Alert: Tucson Folk Festival

Downtown Tucson will host the 34th Annual Tucson Folk Festival this weekend from Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019. Below is a list of road closures that will be in place for the event. Please note due to current ADA ramp and sidewalk improvement work that is ongoing, restrictions for pedestrian and bicycle access at Northwest Alameda and Stone as well as Northeast Alameda and Church will be in place.

Friday, April 5, 2019 – Beginning at 7 a.m. Church Avenue between Alameda Street and Pennington Street will be closed through Sunday night.

Traffic Alert: Speedway and Greasewood Intersection Traffic Signal Wiring

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic Alert: Congress Street From Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue

A roadway improvement project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 2, 2019 on Congress Street from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue as part of the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin the 30 day project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Crews will then mill (remove) asphalt, reconstruct the dirt subgrade, install new asphalt, raise the manhole covers and water valve covers level with new asphalt.

Traffic Alert: Kolb Road Traffic Switch

On Monday, April 1, 2019, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will shift northbound Kolb Road traffic to the east side of Kolb Road both north and south of Valencia Road. After this switch, both northbound and southbound travel on Kolb Road will be open with two lanes of travel in each direction.

Fourth Avenue Street Fair Temporary Road Closures and Sun Link Streetcar Route Adjustments

Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend.  The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins on Friday, March 22, 2019 and is open daily through Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, so please adjust travel plans accordingly.

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