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Houghton Road Project Open House

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite you to attend an open house for the Houghton Road: Broadway Boulevard to 22nd Street project. This project is part of the overall plan to improve Houghton Road from Tanque Verde Road to Interstate 10. The open house is scheduled for February 25th at Pantano Christian Church (1755 S Houghton Road) from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Details available here.

Crack Seal Program Update

Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), is continuing its crack seal program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program - Road Recovery.

The dates, work hours and locations for the next set of roadway improvements are listed below. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather.

Monday, February 3 through Friday, February 14 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Speedway Boulevard - Wilmot Road to Kolb Road

St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street I-10 to Church Avenue Roadway Improvement Project

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, the contractor will switch traffic control from the temporary traffic signals to the new permanent traffic signals at the Granada Avenue and St. Mary’s Road intersection. During the work and until the new traffic signals are in operation, Tucson Police officers will direct traffic through the intersection. The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and be complete by 3 p.m.

Claire Weeks - Terra del Sol Park

The re-naming of Terra del Sol Park will take place on January 27, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. The park will be re-named after Clair Weeks. Clair Weeks lived in the Terra del Sol neighborhood for many years and has been very active in the community. In addition, she served as the president of the Terra del Sol Neighborhood Association for 18 years and made many achieved efforts with neighborhood and park improvements.

St. Mary’s Road/Sixth Street I-10 to Church Avenue Roadway Improvement ProjectTraffic Signal Control Changes at Houghton Road and Broadway Intersection

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m., the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Borderland Construction will switch traffic control from the old traffic signals to the new temporary traffic signals at the Houghton Road and Broadway intersection. During the work and until the new temporary traffic signals are in operation, Tucson Police officers will direct traffic through the intersection. The switch-over is scheduled to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day.

Glenn Street Chip Seal - Craycroft Road to Sahuara Avenue

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Western Emulsions will begin a chip seal project on Glenn Street from Craycroft Road to Sahuara Avenue.

TDOT crews have prepared the roadway for the chip seal application by repairing potholes and sweeping the roadway. At about 10 a.m. on Wednesday, crews will begin the chip seal process. The work is scheduled to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day.

Downtown Weekend Events - Travel Information

Downtown Tucson will be the host of the 19th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 21, 2013. The parade will stage on 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th Streets between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. at 17th Street and Stone Avenue and proceeds Stone Avenue, turns east on Ochoa Street to Scott Avenue, then turns east on 12th Street to Sixth Avenue and ends at Sixth Avenue and 13th Street by Armory Park.

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