As part of the Stone Avenue - Drachman Street to First Street Roadway Improvement Project - crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will work on water lines at the Stone Avenue at Drachman Street intersection beginning at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
22nd Street Sewer Augmentation Project
Swan Road to Alvernon Way
This is a series of traffic alerts that will be issued throughout the construction of the 22nd Street Sewer Augmentation Project. These alerts will announce construction, detour and street closure information as it affects traffic.
Today is the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 8 elections.
The deadline is 11:59 p.m.
Two of the recorder’s office locations will be open on Columbus Day with extended hours and walk-up registration.
The downtown office located at the Pima County Public Service Center, 240 N. Stone Ave., and the Eastside Recorder’s Annex, 6920 E. Broadway, will both be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Phone lines also will be open at the same time for any questions voters might have regarding registration, vote-by-mail ballots and early voting.
If you want to vote in the Nov. 8 general election and you aren't registered yet, you have until 11:59 tonight to do so. The two Pima County Recorder locations will be open until 10 p.m. for walk-up registration. The downtown office is at the Pima County Public Service Center, 240 N. Stone Ave., and the other is on the east side, 6920 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tomorrow is your last chance to register for fall classes at Tucson Parks and Recreation. The fall Activity Guide is available online at the link below and at all Parks and Recreation facilities, including administration offices, recreation centers, pools, and many local libraries. The Activity Guide contains information on leisure classes, KIDCO, aquatics, sports programs, registration, and the Discount Program.
Over the next 10 days, several road segments will be preserved with asphalt patching and sealing. There will be both day work and night work associated with the projects. Day work is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and night work is 6 p.m.-6 a.m. The latest project, Broadway Boulevard – Wilmot Road to Pantano Road, began today.
The Tucson Roadrunners held their first scrimmage yesterday, attracting more than 3,000 fans who wanted to see Tucson's new American Hockey League (AHL) team in action. Before the end of the first period, the concession stands ran out of everything except beer and hot dogs. The Red/White game featured players from the Roadrunners and the Arizona Coyotes parent team playing mixed squads at the Tucson Arena. The scrimmage ended up in a 7-5 White victory.
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.
Work to construct the new intersection connecting Kolb Road with the extension of Sabino Canyon Road will begin Thursday, October 13, 2016, and is scheduled to be complete by Thursday, December 1, 2016.
Between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., at least two lanes of travel on Kolb Road will be maintained in each direction.
Tucson's new American Hockey League (AHL) team will have a public scrimmage this weekend, following a busy week this week with a first practice, media day, and the first exhibition game on the road. Sadly, the first outing for the Tucson Roadrunners was a 4-2 loss against the San Jose Barracuda. The Roadrunners - the Arizona Coyotes' affiliate - will hold a Red and White scrimmage game this Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Tucson Arena. All of the Coyotes' NHL players will play in the game with the AHL players from the Roadrunners.
American Airlines this week started nonstop service to and from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new flights from Tucson International Airport give Southern Arizonans direct access to the Big Apple and single connections to international destinations and the Northeast region of the United States.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council this week approved the Tucson Parks and Recreation System Master Plan. Recommendations made in the five-year plan include a Prioritized Action Plan categorized by four areas of focus – reinvestment, awareness, health and wellness, and partnerships.
Also included in the plan’s recommendations are capital improvement projects that respond to the community’s call for reinvestment in existing facilities.