The City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will celebrate the completion of the Grant Road Improvement Project - Stone Avenue to Park Avenue tomorrow, Oct. 30, at 9:30 a.m. at the southeast corner of Grant Road and Sixth Avenue. Improvements include six vehicular travel lanes, protected bike/pedestrian street crossings, drainage and water harvesting features, indirect left turns at Stone Avenue and First Avenue, new bike lanes, new sidewalks, bus pullouts, bus shelters, and public art.
Final paving operations on Houghton Road at the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) tracks began this morning, Oct. 29, and will continue through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Crews are paving the final lift of asphalt on the approaches to both the northbound bridge and southbound bridge. Work hours are from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) offers weekday walk-in service for permits, records, site plan review (commercial and residential building), Tucson Fire Department review, and general information.
The City of Tucson is recruiting for a recreation worker to help customers at various centers within the Parks and Recreation department. The position assists with planning activities for children, preparing facilities for scheduled functions, and supervising youth activity participants. Candidates must be at least 16 years old, be able to obtain CPR/First Aid certification, and pass a background screening upon hire.
The 2018 Building Code was adopted Tuesday by the Mayor and Tucson City Council. The new codes will take effect on Jan. 1, 2019, and any new submittals after that date must be designed according to the new regulations. Once a plan is submitted officially, the review is based on the regulations that were in effect the day it was received.
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. This Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., several sites in Pima County will be accepting unneeded medications in their original containers.
The Tucson Police Department recently gave City of Tucson employees a behind-the-scenes look at the forensic science division, highlighting fingerprints, toxicology, and crime scene investigations. Watch the Tucson 12 video below to see what happened.