Transportation News

Storm Drain Maintenance: Sixth Avenue Underpass & Stone Avenue Underpass

City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance crews will clean debris and sediment from the storm drains in the Sixth Avenue Underpass and Stone Avenue Underpass just north of downtown.

The maintenance work will begin at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2016. The work is scheduled to be complete by 5 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016. During the work, travel lanes in the underpasses will be closed to motorists.

Oracle Road and Prince Road Bus Pullouts

Work crews are completing the second of three bus pullouts at the Oracle Road and Prince Road intersection with a concrete pour scheduled for 4 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. To accommodate the work, the eastbound curb lane on Prince Road west of Oracle Road will be closed to travel, as well as the southbound curb lane on Oracle Road, both north and south of Prince Road.

The travel lane closures are scheduled to be in place until approximately 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Traffic Switch - Stone Avenue, Drachman to First Street

Crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin working in the southbound travel lanes on Stone Avenue between Drachman Street and First Street. To accommodate the work beginning on the west side of Stone Avenue, crews will shift all vehicular travel to northbound (east side Stone Avenue) travel lanes.

Utility Adjustments - Alvernon Way and Ft. Lowell Road and Speedway Boulevard and Main Street

On Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, 2016, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin raising manhole covers and water valve covers in the intersections of Alvernon Way and Ft. Lowell Road and Speedway Boulevard and Main Street. Crews will work 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Barricades will remain in place with travel lane restrictions at both intersections until approximately 5 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 to allow the concrete to cure.

Traffic Control Change - Stone Avenue/Drachman Street and Stone Avenue/Speedway Boulevard

On Tuesday and Wednesday, July 12 and 13, 2016, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will remove the traffic signals at Stone Avenue/ Drachman Street and Stone Avenue/Speedway Boulevard and replace them with temporary signals. This work will be done during the hours of 5 a.m. and 4 p.m.

During this work, officers from the Tucson Police Department will be stationed at the intersections to help direct traffic until the traffic signals are reactivated.

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.

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