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Paul's Note - February 26th, 2021

Back in 2010, I was appointed to a vacancy after the previous council member resigned. The final decision to appoint me was made by the mayor and the five remaining members of the council. There was a community process: we submitted applications and we all had a chance to make our case to be appointed. 

Downtown Links - Sixth Street Closure

Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility have begun work on the Downtown Links project.

Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians should anticipate intermittent lane restrictions throughout the limits of the project in addition to the following upcoming work (See Map):

Traffic Signal Work - I-10 and Sixth Avenue

 

Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the intersections north and south of Interstate 10 at Sixth Avenue and Benson Highway on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

The work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., the same day. The traffic signals at the intersections will not be in operation during this work. Officers will direct travel through the intersections until the work is complete.

Paul's Note - February 12, 2021

Earlier this week, it looked like COVID-19 cases were trending down slightly, but this morning’s Arizona Department of Health Services numbers show new cases have increased again. 

This is why it is still important to take precautions: maintain social distance and wear a mask when you are in public. Also, if you are eligible, make an appointment to get a vaccination. 

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