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Prop 101 Crack Seal/Fog Seal Project - University Boulevard - Fourth Ave to Euclid Ave

An upcoming crack seal/fog seal project that will take place on University Boulevard between Fourth Avenue and Euclid Avenue as part of the voter-approved Prop 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

Crack sealing work will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2020 and fog sealing work will take place on Monday, May 11, 2020.

Crews will work 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. both nights.

TRAFFIC ALERT TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), will work on the following days at the listed intersection locations to replace traffic signal heads with upgraded signals to accommodate flashing yellow left turn arrows.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – Campbell Avenue and Sixth Street intersection

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – Benson Highway and Campbell Avenue intersection

Haircuts and Salons Can Resume This Week in Arizona; Dining to Follow

Starting this Friday, May 8, Arizona residents can once again get haircuts and visit salons that have been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made the announcement yesterday, May 4, while also saying that starting Monday, May 11, you can once again eat inside many of your favorite restaurants.

Ward 6 Council Office Will Host Two Zoom Meetings Next Week

Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik will host two meetings on Zoom next week. Both are on the topic, "What does reopening the City look like?"

The first meeting is Monday, May 11, 5-6:30 p.m., and focuses on perspectives from business operators, retail frontline workers, and customers. Join Monday's Zoom meeting and enter meeting ID 811 9875 4342 and password 864184. Join by phone at (669) 900-9128 and use passcode 81198754342#.

Pima Animal Care Center Receives Grants to Help with COVID-19 Response

The Banfield Foundation and South Fork Foundation have awarded Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) and Friends of PACC two COVID-19 Response Grants totaling $15,000 to cover veterinary expenses for pets whose families qualify for PACC’s assistance program. The grant money will cover a variety of needs for a pet that lives in a home facing hardship because of COVID-19. This can be due to illness, job loss, financial insecurity, or any other challenges related to the pandemic.

Complete Census Form While Staying at Home

As more Arizonans comply with orders to stay at home during the COVID-19 crisis, there are still some things they can do to help their communities. One item is completing their census forms online. Responses help determine the number of seats each state has in Congress and guide how nearly $700 billion in federal funding is spent in communities each year.

It’s estimated up to $3,000 per person, per year is at stake for Arizona. The answers are kept anonymous and are used only to produce statistics. 

Church Avenue and Alameda Street Sign Replacement This Week

Beginning at 2 a.m. tomorrow, May 5, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Sign Shop will replace four overhead street name signs at the Church Avenue and Alameda Street intersection. During the work, westbound Alameda will be closed to through travel at Church, and left turns from northbound Church and right turns from southbound Church onto Alameda will be prohibited.

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