Transportation News

Lane Closure - Broadway Boulevard - Sixth Avenue to Fifth Avenue

On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, between 10:30 p.m. and 9 a.m., the left lane of Broadway Boulevard from Sixth Avenue to Fifth Avenue will be closed.  This closure is the same as the daily lane closure that occurs between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.  The lane closure is necessary to accommodate a concrete pour for the new AC Marriot Hotel in Downtown Tucson being constructed on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.

Stone Avenue - Drachman Street to First Street

On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will begin work on Speedway Boulevard at Stone Avenue as part of the Stone Avenue, Drachman Street to First Street Roadway Improvement Project.  Crews will be saw cutting concrete across Speedway Boulevard during the hours of 5 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this work, travel lane restrictions will be in place.

Alvernon Way and Ft. Lowell Road Intersection Improvements

 

On Tuesday and Wednesday, July 5 and 6, 2016, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin lowering manhole covers and water valve covers in the intersection of Alvernon Way and Ft. Lowell Road in preparation of an upcoming intersection improvement project. Crews will work 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Westbound Valencia Road Travel Restrictions at Headley Road Near Midvale Park

Westbound Valencia Road at Headley Road, near Midvale Park will be restricted to one travel lane on Saturday June 25, 2016 from 6 a.m. to about 11 a.m. The travel lane restrictions will be in place so that crews from PACE Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), can remove and replace a damaged traffic signal pole, mast arm and traffic signal.

Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue

Crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin lowering manhole covers and water valve covers in the intersection of Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue on Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, 2016 in preparation of an upcoming intersection improvement project. Crews will work 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Old SpanishTrail-22nd Street West to Harrison Road

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from 22nd Street west approximately 450 feet to allow work crews to mill (remove asphalt) and repave the roadway. All of the driveways for business access from Old Spanish Trail will remain open. Business access will be maintained for motorists via Harrison Road. The closure will be in place from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. This work is part of the reconstruction of Old Spanish Trail from Houghton Road to 22nd Street.

Kolb Road-Broadway to Golf Links Road Sidewalk Improvements

On Friday, June 24, 2016, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will begin sidewalk improvements on Kolb Road between Broadway and Golf Links Road. Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work is scheduled to be complete in late August 2016. 

Crews are improving curb access ramps to meet American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. During the work, there will be curb lane travel restrictions in place. 

Escalante Road - Pantano Road to Apache Well Drive Repaving Project

Crews from Borderland Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), have started lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on Escalante Road from Pantano Road to Apache Well Drive in preparation of an upcoming roadway reconstruction project. Crews will work Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Old Spanish Trail Travel Lane Closures 22nd Street To Houghton Road

On Thursday, June 2, 2016, westbound Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from Houghton Road to 22nd Street from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastbound travel on Old Spanish Trail from 22nd Street to Houghton Road will be open to travel during this time. 

On Friday, June 3, 2016, eastbound Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from 22nd Street to Houghton Road from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Westbound travel on Old Spanish Trail from Houghton Road to 22nd Street will remain open to travel during this time.

Citizen Advisory Committee Plaque Dedication for Kino Parkway - 22nd Street Intersection on May 16

Join the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) as they dedicate a plaque to honor the Citizen Advisory Committee for the Kino Parkway – 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project on Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m. under the overpass on the southern wall at Kino Parkway and 22nd Street.

Speakers will include Tucson Council Member Richard Fimbres; representatives from the Tucson Department of Transportation, the Regional Transportation Authority along with members of the project’s Citizen Advisory Committee.

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