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Veterans Day Parade and GABA Bike Swap Meet - Traffic Restrictions

Veterans Day Parade:  On Friday, November 11, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. traffic will be restricted throughout the downtown area for the Veterans Day Parade.  The parade route begins on West Alameda Street and Granada Avenue and heads east on West Alameda Street and turns onto North Stone Avenue, then onto West Franklin Street. From West Franklin Street, participants will continue on North Church Avenue and then to West Sixth Street. From Sixth Street, parade participants will head south on North Granada Avenue and Return to the staging point on West Alameda Street.

Tucson Water Has a Plan to Make the Santa Cruz River Flow

Tucson Water unveiled a blueprint last week for putting recycled water into the Santa Cruz River through downtown Tucson. The plan, dubbed "Agua Dulce" (Spanish for sweet water), would have water flowing in the river within two years. The proposal calls for using existing reclaimed water infrastructure to move the water into the Santa Cruz for recharge.

Need Help Starting or Expanding a Business in Tucson? Call the Small Business Assistance Line

The City of Tucson's Small Business Assistance Line, (520) 837-4100, is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Help is available in both English and Spanish. Staff members from the City Manager's Office of Economic Initiatives answer the calls.

The Small Business Assistance Line is one of a number of City initiatives to make the City of Tucson more business-friendly, along with many business incentives, streamlined permit processes, and more.

Road Recovery Bond Program Fog Seal Schedule Change

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are continuing work to crack seal, fog seal and asphalt patch roadways associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program – Road Recovery.

To lessen the impact on the traveling public, the work hours for the fog seal at the following locations have been switched to night work hours:

Monday, November 7, 2016 through Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.. (Fog Seal)

Household Hazardous Waste Collection This Weekend

Do you have unused chemicals, oils, or pesticides sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection this Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon at the Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd.

Drop off at HHW is free for City of Tucson residents. There is a fee of $10 for each television and $2 for each monitor brought in without a computer.

Download the 'My-Waste'™ app.


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