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Traffic Alert - 29th Street and Alvernon

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
29TH STREET AND ALVERNON WAY INTERSECTION

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to convert the traffic signal heads to include flashing yellow arrows at the 29th Street and Alvernon Way intersection.

Church Avenue Closure Traffic Alert

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, Church Avenue between Jackson Street and Cushing Street will be closed to motor vehicle travel while crews stage a crane and remove the chiller, currently in place for the Tucson Holiday Ice Rink.

The closure is scheduled to be in place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the same day. During this work, motorists traveling northbound and southbound may use Granada Avenue or Stone Avenue as an alternate route.

Interested in building a casita?

Use these resources to learn more

On December 7, 2021, Mayor and Council adopted an amendment to the Unified Development code to allow Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), or casitas, in Tucson. 

What is a casita? These smaller units provide an independent living space on the same lot as a primary unit. They are a way of providing more flexible housing options that can help seniors age in place and support multi-generational living.

What do the new rules allow? The code amendment adopted by Mayor & Council allows:

Main Ave/Granada Ave Closure

 

On Monday, January 3, 2022, Borderland Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), is scheduled to close Main Avenue/Granada Avenue from St. Mary's Road to Speedway Boulevard. Residential and business access will be maintained between Speedway Boulevard and Fourth Street and a full closure will be in place from the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks (UPRR) south to St. Mary’s Road. This work is part of the Prop 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Project currently taking place.

Ward 5 Council Office Schedule

Ward 5 Council Member Richard Fimbres and the Ward 5 staff want to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year.

The Ward 5 Council Office will be closed Thursday, December 30 and Friday, December 31 (observed by the City of Tucson).  The Ward 5 Council Office will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Thank you. 

City of Tucson Issues Annual Residential Rehabilitation Program Request for Proposals, Applications Due January 31st, 2022

The City of Tucson is seeking qualifications and proposals from not-for-profit organizations interested in providing Housing Rehabilitation Services funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.   

Proposals are due no later than 11:59pm Arizona time on January 31, 2022. Interested organizations are encouraged to download the request for proposals and apply by the deadline above. 

Traffic Alert Downtown Bowl Bash

 

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, beginning at 7 a.m., the following streets will be closed for the New Year’s Eve Downtown Bowl Bash:

  • Toole Avenue from Congress Street/Fourth Avenue to Pennington Street
  • Fifth Avenue from Congress Street to Toole Avenue

The road closures are scheduled to reopen for travel by 7 a.m. on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

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