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Street Sign Replacement Congress St and I-10


On Thursday, August 27, 2020, beginning at 3 a.m. crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Sign Shop will replace overhead street name signs at the intersection of Congress Street and Interstate 10. The work is scheduled to be complete by 2 p.m. the same day.

Work will be conducted at the Congress Street and westbound I-10 Frontage Road on ramp (east side of the freeway) as well as the Congress Street and eastbound I-10 Frontage Road on ramp (west side of the freeway).

Paul's Note - August 21st, 2020

One of the things that has been most frustrating during our community conversation about COVID-19 has been that there are some people who refuse to believe that there is a real disease out there that is affecting thousands of their fellow Tucsonans. It’s almost as though they think that if they have a certain set of beliefs, that will protect them from being sick. We’ve seen plenty of tragic cases over these past few months that you’d think would show this isn’t the case, but people want to believe what they want, I guess.

Senior Meal Program & Enhance Fitness

A partnership with Pima Council on Aging, Catholic Social Services, and Tucson Parks and Recreation will be offering senior meal pick up every Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.- noon at both Freedom and William Clements Recreation Center in Ward 4.  If for some reason a senior can't pick up their meal, delivery can be made on those same days after 12:30 pm. Seniors will need to contact the center and leave a message.

Third St and University Blvd Bicycle Blvd Virtual Town Hall


The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning new street improvements on University Boulevard between Stone Avenue and Fourth Avenue. The Third Street/University Bicycle Boulevard is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Parks and Connections Program that will expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

Grocery Shopping Help

Do you need help with grocery shopping?

Call PCOA’s Helpline at (520) 790-7262 or email

With COVID-19, it is important for people 60 years of age and older to avoid trips outside of their home and to maximize physical distancing.

Applicants must be 60 years of age or older and have an annual income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level ($25,520/person/year).

Traffic Signal Improvements - Campbell Ave and Ft. Lowell Rd

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, crews from Next Generation Electrical and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Electric Shop, are scheduled to replace traffic signal heads with upgraded signals to accommodate flashing yellow left turn arrows at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Fort Lowell Road.    

Work at the intersection will take place from about 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Downtown Links Pre-Construction Virtual Meeting

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite you to attend a pre-construction virtual public meeting for Phase 3 of the Downtown Links Improvement Project, from Church Avenue to Broadway.


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Link:
Call in Number: 213-293-2303
Conference ID: 179 646 845#



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