On Monday, January 5, 2015, Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve Sixth Avenue between Seventh Street and Broadway. The project will begin with crews installing sewer bypass pumps at the Toole Avenue and Sixth Avenue intersection. This work will result in the intersection being closed nightly to vehicular traffic beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015 through Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
On Sunday, January 4, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Campbell Avenue from Broadway north to Third Street.
Crews will be milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Campbell Avenue. The work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, January 9, 2015. To minimize impacts to the adjacent residents, work hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Ward 5 Council Office will be closed Thursday, January 1, 2015 and Friday, January 2, 2015.
Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres (Ward 5) and his staff want to wish everyone a Happy and Safe New Year for 2015.
A major winter storm is forecast to push through Arizona and the Arizona Department of Transportation wants drivers traveling in the high country to be prepared.
$4,000 grant allows Pima Animal Care Center to host 3-day free adoption event
· Sun Tran Routes 1 through 99 will run on a Sunday schedule on New Year’s Day. Regular service resumes Friday, January 2.
· Sun Express Routes will not be in operation. Regular service resumes Friday, January 2.
Former Mayor George Miller passed away this week. This from the Tucson Sentinel:
One of the longest serving public officials in Tucson's history died Christmas morning. George Miller, who was mayor for most of the 1990s, was 92.
Crews repair streets in Sam Hughes neighborhood
Tonight is the last night for zoo lights before Christmas
Transit schedule for Christmas
'Tis the season to treeycycle
Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset Wednesday, December 24, 2014, in honor of United States Army Specialist Wyatt J. Martin, 22, of Mesa, Arizona. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday in Mesa, followed by interment at the Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park in Mesa.
The Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays will be observed on Thursday, December 25, 2014, and Thursday, January 1, 2015. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on the Thursday holiday. The Los Reales Landfill will be closed for both holidays. All City of Tucson
Tucson Police Department shows holiday spirit
Mortgage downpayment assistance still available
Veterans Court helps vets in need
Trash and recycling on holiday schedule for next two weeks
How to stay warm and safe when temperatures drop
The following details outline transit service on Christmas, Thursday, December 25, 2014:
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation’s Park Tucson Division is modernizing its on-street parking program with the installation of new, solar-powered “smart” meters that accept credit, debit or smart (stored value) cards. The new smart meters, which also accept coins, will be wirelessly connected to a new smart-phone app-branded specifically for Tucson.
Tucson's Police Chief selected to serve on national task force
Plenty of parking available for tomorrow's Downton Parade of Lights
Tickets still available for beach boys concert at TCC
See video of what it's like to ride a camel at Reid Park Zoo
How to report transportation concerns