Crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, are scheduled to begin final paving operations in the intersection of Valencia Road and Kolb Road on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 7 p.m. and complete the work by Monday, July 1, around 6 a.m. During this time, there will be limited access through the intersection, with one lane of travel maintained in each direction. As paving equipment moves through the intersection motorists could experience major delays.
Ward 3 Tucson City Council Member Paul Durham and Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus will host Harden the Target, a forum on property crime prevention. The event is tomorrow, June 27, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Westside Police Service Center, 1310 W. Miracle Mile.
Join residents, businesses, and community stakeholders in the Oracle Road area for their next quarterly meeting on Thursday, June 27, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College, Downtown Campus, Amethyst Room, 1255 N. Stone Ave. The Thrive in the 05 revitalization project provides updates on crime and safety, affordable housing, transportation, education, and economic development in the 85705 ZIP code area.
Cherry Avenue from Speedway Boulevard to Helen Street, including the Cherry Avenue and Helen Street intersection, will be closed starting Friday, June 28, to remove old asphalt and repave with new asphalt. This project is scheduled to begin Friday at 7 p.m. and be completed by 6 a.m. Saturday, June 29.
Cox Movies in the Park, a Tucson summer staple since 2003, returns to the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater at Reid Park with a free showing of "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" on Friday, June 28. Entertainment and games begin at 6 p.m. The kid-friendly movie starts at approximately 7:45 p.m.
Food and refreshments will be available from vendors. Reid Park is located at the northeast corner of Country Club Road and 22nd Street.
Tucson Parks and Recreation is hosting a free pool party and evening of fun at Kennedy Pool, located in Kennedy Park, 3700 S. Mission Road. The 5-7 p.m. party tonight, June 26, will feature games, music, and snacks located outside the pool entrance and water games in the pool.
On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the City of Tucson Transportation Department will remove two trees in the median island on Valencia Road between Plumer Avenue and Campbell Avenue that are interfering with the sight of obstruction lights at the Tucson International Airport.
The work is scheduled to begin at 4 a.m. and should be complete by 7 a.m. During the work, the eastbound and westbound median island travel lanes on Valencia Road between Plumer Avenue and Campbell Avenue will be closed to travel.
On Friday, June 28, 2019, Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, will close Cherry Avenue from Speedway Boulevard to Helen Street, including the Cherry Avenue and Helen Street intersection, overnight to mill (remove) old asphalt and repave with new asphalt.
This project is scheduled to begin Friday at 7 p.m. and be complete by 6 a.m. Saturday, June 29. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
Kids 17 and under can beat the heat at City of Tucson pools and recreation centers for free this summer. Youth will not need to pay an admission fee at 13 recreation centers during open recreation hours.
The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) is seeking feedback regarding a proposal allowing amendments to the City’s area and neighborhood plans to run concurrently with rezoning processes. This amendment would change the existing policy of requiring Mayor and Council approval of a plan amendment prior to beginning the rezoning process.
Tucson Water’s 2018 Annual Water Quality Reports for its main system and its nine isolated systems are available online. The reports provide information on drinking water for its 731,000 customers within the utility’s 37 water service areas in and around the Tucson metropolitan area. Tucson Water performs more than 14,500 water quality tests per year, and results from monitoring conducted in 2018 met all standards for safe drinking water.
The monthly Tucson Parks and Recreation Commission meeting will be held Wednesday, June 26, 3:30-5 p.m., at Tucson Parks and Recreation Administration, 900 S. Randolph Way. The commission serves as a citizens advisory panel to the Mayor and Tucson City Council on issues such as recreational and park activities within the city, operations policy and procedures, user fees, park development, and park name changes.
The Downtown Tucson Partnership presents live, local performances each Tuesday and Thursday, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Jácome Plaza, in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. The remaining summer dates are June 25, June 27, and July 2.
Grab lunch from your favorite downtown spot or food truck, bring a friend or coworkers, and enjoy the free lunchtime tunes. The concert series ends July 2.