Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, May 2, in honor of Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Day.
WESTSIDE ROAD CLOSURES
CINCO DE MAYO 10K, 5K AND 1-MILE RUN
On Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m., La Cholla Boulevard from Starr Pass Boulevard to San Marcos Boulevard will close to vehicular travel for the 40th Annual Dr. Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo 10k, 5k and 1 Mile Run.
Those of you that have driven to Las Vegas over the past few years, have seen signs along US 93 that say “Future I-11 corridor.”
Improving that corridor to be an interstate highway makes sense. It will be able to better handle traffic between Phoenix and Las Vegas and communities in Utah.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Moving Tucson Summit, a free virtual conference on Friday, May 6, 2022. The purpose of the summit is to create a space for the community to discuss transportation services, safety improvements, urban planning, public space, and transit through an equitable lens.
On Thursday, April 28, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the Rosemont Boulevard and Grant Road intersection.
Crews from VSS International, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are continuing the crack seal/ fog seal program on various roadway segments throughout the City. The roadway improvements are associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.
Last October, I wrote about the concept of sanctioned camping. The idea is that the city has an area where camping by homeless folks is allowed, which means that there is one place to put resources for the homeless, moves many of them out of other locations and frees up the police to deal with homeless people who are committing crimes.
On Saturday, April 23, 2022, several road closures will be in place for multiple events taking place in and around downtown.
Pet Parade – Beginning at 5 a.m., the following streets, with the exception of Sixth Street, will close to motorists for the Tucson Subaru Pets of Pima Parade:
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation & Mobility (DTM) is seeking public input on several Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections projects near the Pueblo Gardens, Las Vistas, South Park, and Western Hills II neighborhoods, including:
Ward 1 Vice Mayor Lane Santa Cruz, Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) invite the community to take part in an asphalt art painting event on South 12th Avenue between Irvington Road and Drexel Road, on Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.
On Thursday, April 21, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the Jessica Avenue and Broadway intersection.