Transportation News

Grand Road Repaving - Dodge Boulevard to Richey Boulevard

On Friday, June 19, 2015, crews from Granite Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will remove asphalt and repave a section of Grant Road between Dodge Boulevard and Richey Boulevard. Crews will repair the westbound, curb travel lane from 7 a.m. to noon. During the work, there will be a single lane closure on westbound Grant Road near the job site.

Street Bonds Road Recovery - Fog Seal Program

On Monday, June 15, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin a fog seal program associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program – Road Recovery. 

To minimize the impact on the traveling public, crews will work from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The dates and locations where the first six roadway improvements will take place are:

Fourth Avenue Underpass Closure

On Sunday, June 7, 2015, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the Fourth Avenue Underpass will be closed to vehicular traffic as crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division reconstruct the median island at the north side of the underpass to install a remote controlled traffic gate for the southbound travel lane.

Speedway Boulevard - Second Avenue to Campbell Avenue Resurfacing Projects

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Speedway Boulevard from Second Avenue to Campbell Avenue. 

Crews will begin the project with the lowering of manhole covers and water valve covers. Lowering the utility covers is scheduled to be complete by Friday, June 5, 2015. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

Broadway and Randolph Way Traffic Advisory

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will replace the conductors for the pedestrian push buttons on traffic signals at Broadway and Randolph Way. The work will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. During this time, traffic signals at the intersection will not be operational; stop signs will be placed at Randolph Way and the exit from El Con Mall. Only right turns will be allowed at the stop signs.

Youth Stakeholder Representative Needed for Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The City of Tucson Pedestrian Advisory Committee is looking for a responsible and enthusiastic youth or an adult who works with youth to represent youth pedestrian interests on the committee. This is a volunteer position. The application form can be found on our website at https://www.tucsonaz.gov/files/transportation/PAC_Application_City.pdf or is also attached to this press release.

Sixth Street Fog Seal

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 through Friday, June 5, 2015, Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will fog seal Sixth Street from Campbell Avenue to Country Club Road and Sixth Street from Ferro Avenue to Park Avenue. Work hours for the project will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Road Recovery Resurfacing Projects

STONE AVENUE  – GRANT ROAD TO DRACHMAN STREET  

SIXTH STREET – PARK AVENUE TO CAMPBELL AVENUE

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, crews from Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), began work to improve the pavement conditions on Stone Avenue between Grant Road and Drachman Street and on Sixth Street between Park Avenue and Campbell Avenue.

Road Recovery Resurfacing Projects

SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD - PANTANO ROAD TO CAMINO SECO

PANTANO ROAD - SPEEDWAY BOULEVARD TO BROADWAY

BROADWAY - PANTANO ROAD TO CAMINO SECO

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), began work to improve the pavement conditions on Speedway Boulevard from Pantano Road to Camino Seco and on Pantano Road from Speedway Boulevard to Broadway and on Broadway from Pantano Road to Camino Seco.  

Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street TOUCAN Pedestrian and Bike Signal Installation

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, PACE Electric, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to install a TOUCAN pedestrian and bike signal at Euclid Avenue and Fifth Street. Work on this project will be conducted Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. At least one travel lane will be open in each direction at all times during the project. The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of August.

Third Street - Campbell Avenue to Tucson Boulevard Resurfacing Project

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, crews from Intermountain Slurry Seal, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Third Street between Campbell Avenue and Tucson Boulevard.

Third Street will be closed to all through traffic on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 for the milling work and on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for the repaving work. The closures on both days will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Campbell Avenue : Duvall Vista to Jason Vista Chipseal Project

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will chip seal Campbell Avenue from Duvall Vista to Jason Vista. The work hours for this one day project are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the work there will be one travel lane available to both northbound and southbound traffic. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.
  

Stone Avenue: Toole Avenue to Alameda Street Resurfacing Project UPDATE

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will adjust manhole covers and water valve covers flush with the new asphalt on Stone Avenue between Toole Avenue/Franklin Street and Alameda Street. Stone Avenue will be closed to all through traffic during the active construction hours for this project.

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