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Street Bond Program Update

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin crack sealing Golf Links Road from Craycroft Road to Aviation Parkway. The work will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The crack sealing work on Golf Links Road is scheduled to be complete on Friday, May 2, 2014.

During this work, travel lane restrictions will be in place, however at least two lanes of travel will be maintained in both directions.

Irvington Road - Pantano Road to Kolb Road Chipseal Operation

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will begin a chipseal project on Irvington Road from Pantano Road to Kolb Road. Work hours for the street maintenance work will be 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crews are scheduled to be complete with the project on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Bicycle Lane Enhancements

Crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division today began installing plastic flexible posts to delineate bicycle lanes from the travel lanes on St. Mary’s Road from Interstate 10 to Main Avenue. As part of this pilot project for Downtown Links Phase II, crews are installing 48 delineators, approximately 30 feet to 40 feet apart on both eastbound and westbound St. Mary’s Road. The work is expected to be complete by Wednesday, April 30, 2014. 

Bicycle Lane Enhancements

Crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division today began installing plastic flexible posts to delineate bicycle lanes from the travel lanes on St. Mary’s Road from Interstate 10 to Main Avenue. As part of this pilot project for Downtown Links Phase II, crews are installing 48 delineators, approximately 30 feet to 40 feet apart on both eastbound and westbound St. Mary’s Road. The work is expected to be complete by Wednesday, April 30, 2014. 

Auto Mall Drive, Wetmore Road

AUTO MALL DRIVE - WETMORE ROAD TO ORACLE ROAD AND
WETMORE ROAD - ORACLE ROAD TO FIRST AVENUE RESURFACING PROJECT

On Sunday, April 27, 2014, crews from Granite Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the roadway conditions on Auto Mall Drive from Wetmore Road to Oracle Road and Wetmore Road from Oracle Road to First Avenue. These pavement improvement projects are part of the $100 million, five-year street bond program - Road Recovery. The Road Recovery program is funded by voter-approved bonds.

Fiesta Grande - Travel Information

Grande Avenue will be the host of the annual Fiesta Grande this weekend, Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The Fiesta runs from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.  Further information about Fiesta Grande can be found at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fiesta-Grande/153900724674515.  Below is the vehicular travel restrictions associated with this event.

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Karin's Note: Thursday, April 17, 2014
 
-Ward 3 Events
-Upcoming Area Neighborhood and Coalition Meeting(s)
-Citywide Events
-Did You Know?
 
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Dear Tucsonans,
 
 
Reducing Gun Violence
 

Case Park Tree Inventory

The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the University of Arizona's School of Natural Resources and the Environment and Gridley Middle School to perform a tree inventory of Case Park. Representatives from the Parks and Recreation Department and the University will give in-class presentations to a class of fifth graders on the importance of urban forests, how trees contribute to communities and how inventories aid in keeping trees healthy.

Reid Park Zoo Receives Association of Zoos & Aquarium Accreditation

Reid Park Zoo is proud to announce that it was recently granted
accreditation by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Reid Park
Zoo underwent a thorough review and inspection in January, demonstrating
the Zoo meets or exceeds professional standards for excellence in animal
care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety. In late
March, Reid Park Zoo officials traveled to Memphis, Tennessee for a
hearing by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

City of Tucson Fleet Among Top 100 Best Fleets in the Nation

The City of Tucson’s Fleet Services Division ranked 15th on the 2014
list of Top 100 Best Fleets in North America by the 100 Best Fleets
Program. The award program recognizes and rewards peak performing public
sector fleet operations in North America. The Fleet Services Division
operates the City’s motor pool by providing maintenance and repair to
police cruisers, garbage trucks, and other vehicles.

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