Tucson Parks and Recreation's two splash pads opened today, April 1, and the spring schedule for pools is now in effect. Cool off at the Catalina Park splash pad, 900 N. Fourth Ave., or the Naida Jane Baker splash pad, 2536 N. Castro Ave. A new splash pad at Palo Verde Park, 425 S. Mann Ave. will be open near the end of April after construction is complete.
Join residents in Tucson and other cities across the nation, April 1-30, by pledging to save water and other natural resources. The Wyland Foundation’s 2019 National Mayors' Challenge for Water Conservation has begun. By pledging to save water for Tucson, residents have the opportunity to win eco-friendly prizes. Winning cities are those with the highest percentage of residents participating in the challenge.
The department will be hiring more than 150 lifeguards and swimming instructors for exciting summer work at City of Tucson pools. The jobs start the week of May 26.
The City is recruiting a survey crew chief to direct and supervise a land surveying field crew in the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT). A crew chief makes skilled technical surveying decisions by using engineering construction plans and reading legal descriptions for real property. This includes collecting preliminary data for right-of-way and drainage determinations.
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.
Last year, we had the fourth hottest summer on record. All indications are that we will continue to have more days of triple digit temperatures that will start earlier and earlier.
The organization Building Resilient Neighborhoods and Physicians for Social Responsibility are offering workshops on the topic for neighborhoods.
The workshop is called the Extreme Weather Challenge the mission of the workshop is to help Southern Arizonans to prepare for extreme heat and other weather-related emergencies.
In honor of the César E. Chávez holiday in the City of Tucson, all City offices will be closed on Friday, March 29, (except emergency services).
Trash and recycling collections will not be affected. The Los Reales Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste collection sites will be open. Transit services, including Sun Tran, Sun Link, Sun Van, and Sun Shuttle will operate on their normal schedules.
The 19th annual César E. Chávez Ride, March, and Rally will take place on Saturday, March 30, with the bike ride kicking off the celebration at 8:30 a.m. at Hollinger K-8 School, 150 W. Ajo Way. TUGO bicycles will be on-site for those who do not have their own bikes.
The Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) presented the City of Tucson with several awards at its banquet today, March 28.
Among the many awards, Proposition 409 won Project of the Year for transportation projects costing more than $75 million.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation won Project of the Year for Transportation Projects $5M - $25M, Grant Road Phase II: Stone Avenue to Park Avenue.
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.