A roadway improvement project began yesterday, April 2, on Congress Street, from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue, as part of the voter-approved Tucson Delivers: Better Streets program (Proposition 101).
Starting tomorrow, April 4, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road intersection will not be in operation. Work crews are replacing underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be completed by 4 p.m. the same day. Police officers will direct travel through the intersection during the work, and motorists should expect delays in the area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.
The Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers recently presented Tucson City Court Judge Michael Pollard with the Citizen of the Year award. The ceremony was last Friday, March 29, at the association's Celebration of Social Work Month and Awards Luncheon.
Judge Pollard was recognized for his work in the Regional Municipalities Veterans Treatment Court (RMVTC) and Homeless Court.
Tucson ranks as one of "The Best Bird-Watching Spots in the United States," according to TravelAwaits.com. The list of 10 cities highlights the best cities throughout the United States where you can see different species of birds.
On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Tucson Parks and Recreation's two splash pads opened today, April 1, and the spring schedule for pools is now in effect. Cool off at the Catalina Park splash pad, 900 N. Fourth Ave., or the Naida Jane Baker splash pad, 2536 N. Castro Ave. A new splash pad at Palo Verde Park, 425 S. Mann Ave. will be open near the end of April after construction is complete.
Join residents in Tucson and other cities across the nation, April 1-30, by pledging to save water and other natural resources. The Wyland Foundation’s 2019 National Mayors' Challenge for Water Conservation has begun. By pledging to save water for Tucson, residents have the opportunity to win eco-friendly prizes. Winning cities are those with the highest percentage of residents participating in the challenge.
The department will be hiring more than 150 lifeguards and swimming instructors for exciting summer work at City of Tucson pools. The jobs start the week of May 26.
The City is recruiting a survey crew chief to direct and supervise a land surveying field crew in the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT). A crew chief makes skilled technical surveying decisions by using engineering construction plans and reading legal descriptions for real property. This includes collecting preliminary data for right-of-way and drainage determinations.
A roadway improvement project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 2, 2019 on Congress Street from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue as part of the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.
Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin the 30 day project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Crews will then mill (remove) asphalt, reconstruct the dirt subgrade, install new asphalt, raise the manhole covers and water valve covers level with new asphalt.
Last year, we had the fourth hottest summer on record. All indications are that we will continue to have more days of triple digit temperatures that will start earlier and earlier.
The organization Building Resilient Neighborhoods and Physicians for Social Responsibility are offering workshops on the topic for neighborhoods.
The workshop is called the Extreme Weather Challenge the mission of the workshop is to help Southern Arizonans to prepare for extreme heat and other weather-related emergencies.
In honor of the César E. Chávez holiday in the City of Tucson, all City offices will be closed on Friday, March 29, (except emergency services).
Trash and recycling collections will not be affected. The Los Reales Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste collection sites will be open. Transit services, including Sun Tran, Sun Link, Sun Van, and Sun Shuttle will operate on their normal schedules.