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As temperatures rise, so does community support

Local non-profit launches collaborative "Be Cool, Tucson" program and invites community support to repair evaporative coolers for neighbors at risk in the summer heat.

 

It was 107 degrees outside on June 14, 2014, when the evaporative cooler on Mary’s trailer finally gave up for good. Mary and her husband, Steve, bought this trailer after years of experiencing homelessness; if the heat drives them out of this trailer, they’ll be homeless once again. As the temperature inside their home rose, Mary called CHRPA.

NewsNet 04-08-15

City Council advances tax incentives for downtown market

KIDCO hiring for summer programs

Sun Link connects you to the Arizona International Film Festival

Tickets go on sale this week for Dancing with the Stars tour

Job opportunity: Crime Scene Specialist

Grant Road Repaving - Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard: UPDATE

After evaluating the milled asphalt conditions on Grant Road between Santa Rita Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is modifying the limits of the Hot-In-Place paving application.

Hot-In-Place paving is currently taking place on Grant Road from Country Club Road to Columbus Boulevard. Work will take place Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with one lane of travel in each direction being maintained. The Hot-In-Place paving work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

NewsNet 04-07-15

First water rate town hall tomorrow

Mayor and Council set to approve contract for new City Manager

Bike Fest underway

Grant Road repaving continues with revised plan

Residents scoring big deals on City surplus property (video)

NewsNet 04-06-15

City 'Bans the Box' in Job Recruitment

Downtown Grocer Being Considered for City Incentive Program

Pavement Preservation Underway on Portion of Kino Parkway

Commemorative Trees Available at Pantano River Park for Spring 2015 Dedication

Beware of Africanized Bees

Kino Parkway - Silverlake Road to Interstate 10 Crack Sealing

On Monday, April 6, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will begin crack sealing Kino Parkway from Silverlake Road to the Interstate 10 overpass. 
 
Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the work, one lane of travel in each direction will be closed to traffic. The work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
 

NewsNet 04-03-15

Water rate town halls scheduled for this month

EGGstravaganza this weekend

Grant Road widening project begins with demolitions

Downtown hosts a one-block festival tomorrow

KIDCO hiring for summer programs

Kino Parkway/22nd Street Intersection Paving

The Ashton Company, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), has started the application of the final two layers of new asphalt at the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street intersection.

Crews are working Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The final paving on 22nd Street is scheduled to be complete by Friday, April 24, 2015. The final two layers of asphalt paving on Kino Parkway is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 13, 2015 and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, May 8, 2015. 

NewsNet 04-02-15

See photos of today's Grant Road repaving

National water challenge underway

Spring Cyclovia set for this month

Water line/sewer line warranties available to Tucson residents

Download app to report graffiti in Tucson

NewsNet 04-01-15

Open house scheduled as Broadway Corridor expansion planning moves forward

Grant Road paving to begin tomorrow

Albuquerque Journal spotlights Tucson's mental health treatment

City soliciting public comments on three planning documents

It's 'April Pool's Day'

22nd street – Wilmot to Swan Road Resurfacing Project

On Wednesday, April 1, 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 22nd Street from Wilmot Road to Swan Road.

Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on 22nd Street from Wilmot Road to Craycroft Road. Work hours
will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The utility work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, April 3, 2015.

22nd Street Pipeline Replacement Project Update

From Southwest Gas:

If business or residence is located near the Southwest Gas Pipeline Replacement Project on 22nd Street between Prudence and Sarnoff, we’d like to provide some current information regarding the project. E-updates such as this are used during construction to keep you informed of our progress. If you prefer not to receive these updates, please reply and let me know and I’ll gladly remove your address. I can assure you that your e-mail address will be used only for purposes of this project.

Grant Road Repaving - Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin repaving Grant Road from Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard. Crews will begin the project by milling (removing asphalt) eastbound Grant Road working from Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard. Once work crews reach Columbus Boulevard, they will begin milling westbound Grant Road from Columbus Boulevard to Santa Rita Avenue.

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