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TRAFFIC ALERT TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), will work on the following days at the listed intersection locations to replace traffic signal heads with upgraded signals to accommodate flashing yellow left turn arrows.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – Campbell Avenue and Sixth Street intersection

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – Benson Highway and Campbell Avenue intersection

Ward 6 Council Office Will Host Two Zoom Meetings Next Week

Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik will host two meetings on Zoom next week. Both are on the topic, "What does reopening the City look like?"

The first meeting is Monday, May 11, 5-6:30 p.m., and focuses on perspectives from business operators, retail frontline workers, and customers. Join Monday's Zoom meeting and enter meeting ID 811 9875 4342 and password 864184. Join by phone at (669) 900-9128 and use passcode 81198754342#.

Pima Animal Care Center Receives Grants to Help with COVID-19 Response

The Banfield Foundation and South Fork Foundation have awarded Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) and Friends of PACC two COVID-19 Response Grants totaling $15,000 to cover veterinary expenses for pets whose families qualify for PACC’s assistance program. The grant money will cover a variety of needs for a pet that lives in a home facing hardship because of COVID-19. This can be due to illness, job loss, financial insecurity, or any other challenges related to the pandemic.

Drinking Water Week Underway

Drinking Water Week, May 3-9, was created more than 40 years ago by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to recognize the critical role drinking water plays in our daily lives. This year’s theme, “There When You Need It,” highlights the work water professionals do to ensure high-quality drinking water is always available at your tap, right when you need it.

Complete Census Form While Staying at Home

As more Arizonans comply with orders to stay at home during the COVID-19 crisis, there are still some things they can do to help their communities. One item is completing their census forms online. Responses help determine the number of seats each state has in Congress and guide how nearly $700 billion in federal funding is spent in communities each year.

It’s estimated up to $3,000 per person, per year is at stake for Arizona. The answers are kept anonymous and are used only to produce statistics. 

Church Avenue and Alameda Street Sign Replacement This Week

Beginning at 2 a.m. tomorrow, May 5, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Sign Shop will replace four overhead street name signs at the Church Avenue and Alameda Street intersection. During the work, westbound Alameda will be closed to through travel at Church, and left turns from northbound Church and right turns from southbound Church onto Alameda will be prohibited.

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