TDOT News

Operation Splash 2022 Ends

OPERATION SPLASH 2022 AND SANDBAG DISTRIBUTION CONCLUDES

As the region’s thunderstorm season comes to an end, the Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility’s (DTM) Operation Splash initiative and sandbag distribution operations has concluded. The self-serve sandbag distribution site, located at Hi Corbett Field, has been open since June 2022 to offer free sandbags to residents concerned with flooding during the summer’s monsoons.

Traffic Alert - Traffic Signal Work, 22nd Street and Pantano Road Intersection

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC SIGNAL WORK
22ND STREET AND PANTANO ROAD INTERSECTION

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to rewire the traffic signals at the 22nd Street and Pantano Road intersection, west of the Pantano Wash.

Stone Avenue Underpass Reopens

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Stone Avenue at Sixth Street, including the Stone Avenue underpass, is scheduled to reopen to all northbound and southbound travel by 5 p.m. The traveling public will use the new intersection configuration at Sixth Street, which will also allow motorists traveling northbound on Stone Avenue to proceed eastbound onto Sixth Street.

Prop 101 Crack Seal/Fog Seal June 6

Crews from VSS International, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are continuing the crack seal/ fog seal program on various roadway segments throughout the City. The roadway improvements are associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

During the fog seal work, crews are scheduled to work nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Friday. The dates and locations where the improvements will take place in the next two weeks of the program are:

Fog Seal:

Operation Splash 2022

Protecting the traveling public on City streets during Tucson’s summer thunderstorm season is the objective of the Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility’s (DTM) Operation Splash campaign. As weather patterns shift to bring moisture into Tucson, crews from DTM’s Streets Maintenance Division will deliver barricades to hundreds of dip crossings throughout the City beginning Monday, June 6, 2022.

Stone Avenue Closure - Tucson Police Memorial

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Stone Avenue from Ochoa Street to Cushing Street/14th Street will close to vehicle travel for the Tucson Police Memorial. The closure is scheduled to begin at approximately 5 p.m.

Additionally, McCormick Street will close to travel from Church Avenue to Scott Avenue. Corral Street will close to travel from Stone Avenue to Scott Avenue. All streets are scheduled to reopen by 9 p.m., the same day.

Downtown Links Traffic Alert - Sixth Street Closure

Downtown Links Constructors (DLC), under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) are working on the Downtown Links project, which began in August 2020.

Motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians should anticipate intermittent lane restrictions throughout the limits of the project in addition to the following upcoming work:

 

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Prop 101 Crack Seal/Fog Seal May 9

Crews from VSS International, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are continuing the crack seal/ fog seal program on various roadway segments throughout the City. The roadway improvements are associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

Tucson Norte-Sur Outreach

 

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) continues outreach for Tucson Norte-Sur: Investing in Resilient Communities + Transit, the equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD) strategic planning project for a north-south corridor extending from the Tucson Mall/Tohono Tadai Transit Center in the north to Tucson International Airport in the south. The 15-mile corridor study area, includes Oracle Road and Stone Avenue on the north side of downtown and South Sixth Avenue on the south side of downtown.

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