Travel Restrictions for Resurfacing

SIXTH AVENUE – TOOLE AVENUE TO BROADWAY

TOOLE AVENUE – FOURTH AVENUE TO STONE AVENUE

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will begin lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on Sixth Avenue between Toole Avenue and Congress Street. Work hours will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The utility lowering work is scheduled to take two nights to complete. At least one lane of travel in each direction will be maintained during this work.

On Monday, March 30, 2015, crews will begin milling (removing asphalt) Sixth Avenue from Toole Avenue to Congress Street. Work hours for the milling process will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The milling work is scheduled to take two nights to complete. At least one lane of travel in each direction will be maintained during this work.

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and Thursday, April 2, 2015, Sixth Avenue from Seventh Street (just north of the Sixth Avenue Underpass) to Congress Street will be closed to the traveling public to allow crews to repave Sixth Avenue from Toole Avenue to Congress Street. This work will require the closure of the Sixth Avenue Underpass. Work hours for the paving will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and the road closure will only be in effect during the work hours.

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 through Thursday, April 9, 2015, work crews will micro-surface Toole Avenue from Fourth Avenue to Stone Avenue, and Sixth Avenue from Congress Street to Broadway. This work will require the complete closure of Toole Avenue and Sixth Avenue in the work zone during the work hours of 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Crews will raise the manhole covers and water valve covers flush with the new asphalt on Sixth Avenue from Toole Avenue to Congress Street from Tuesday, April 7, 2015 through Thursday, April 9, 2015. At least one lane of travel in each direction will be maintained during this work.

The above work is part of a project to finalize the two-way conversion of Sixth Avenue from Seventh Street to Broadway. The work includes new traffic signals, sidewalks and ADA accessible ramps at the intersections of Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue, and Sixth Avenue and Pennington Street, new pavement, new striping and new signage along Sixth Avenue from Toole Avenue to Broadway. The project is being funded by the Federal Transit Administration. The traveling public can expect delays when driving, bicycling and walking in the work area.  Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel and equipment in the work zone.