TDOT News

Traffic Signal Improvements - Flashing Yellow Arrow

Crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will work on the following days at the listed intersection locations to replace traffic signal heads with upgraded signals to accommodate flashing yellow left turn arrows.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 22nd Street/Kolb Road intersection
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – Broadway/Kolb Road intersection
Thursday, May 16, 2019 – Kolb Road/Grant Road/Tanque Verde Road intersection

University of Arizona Commencement, Sixth Street Closure

On Friday, May 10, 2019, beginning at 4:30 p.m., Sixth Street from Warren Avenue to Martin Avenue will be closed to travel for the University of Arizona Commencement. Sixth Street will reopen to travel following the commencement ceremony.

The University of Arizona Commencement is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm., with gates open to guests at 5:30 p.m. and an anticipated 40,000 attendees. For more information about the event, visit: https://commencement.arizona.edu/.

Houghton Road Corridor Projects - Public Open House

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invite you to attend a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects.

Thursday, May 16, 2019
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Secrist Middle School
3400 S. Houghton Road, Tucson, Ariz.

Houghton Road Corridor project segment information will be available for Valencia Road to Mary Ann Cleveland Way, 22nd Street to Irvington Road, Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, and Union Pacific Railroad to Interstate 10 projects.

Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road Traffic Signal Work

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring.

The work will begin at 8 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Police officers will direct travel through the intersection until the work is complete. The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.

Broadway and Wilmot Road Traffic Signal Rewire

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Wilmot Road intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Police officers will direct travel through the intersection until the work is complete. The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.

Speedway Blvd and Camino Seco Traffic Signal Rewire

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Camino Seco intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Police officers will direct travel through the intersection until the work is complete. The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.

Broadway and Beverly Ave/Williams Blvd Traffic Signal Rewire

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the traffic signals at the Broadway and Beverly Avenue/Williams Boulevard intersection will not be in operation as crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Earth Day Festival, Downtown Road Closure

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, beginning at 7 a.m. to about 3 p.m., Sixth Avenue will be closed from 12th Street to 13th Street for the Tucson Earth Day Festival.

Businesses, parking garages and parking lots are open and accessible during the road closure. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson.

The Tucson Earth Day Festival hours are: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the Tucson Earth Day Festival, visit: http://www.childrensmuseumtucson.org/earthday.

Traffic Alert: Grant Road and Alvernon Way Traffic Signal Rewire

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the traffic signals at the Grant Road and Alvernon Way intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 4 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Good Friday Procession and Easter Sunrise Service "A" Mountain Road Closure and Alternate Route

 

This weekend, “A” Mountain will host the Good Friday Cross Procession (La Procession de Viernes Santo) and Easter Sunday Sunrise Services (La Misa al Amanecer) which will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park. In order to accommodate these events, Sentinel Peak Road will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 19. The road will reopen for pedestrians and bicyclists on Saturday, April 20, at 8 a.m. and at 9 a.m. for vehicles. The roadway will again close on Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. and will reopen to vehicles at noon on Sunday, April 21.

Traffic Alert: Tucson Earth Day Festival Downtown Road Closure

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, beginning at 7 a.m. to about 3 p.m., Sixth Avenue will be closed from 12th Street to 13th Street for the Tucson Earth Day Festival.

Businesses, parking garages and parking lots are open and accessible during the road closure. There are over 15,000 available parking spaces in Downtown Tucson.

The Tucson Earth Day Festival hours are: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the Tucson Earth Day Festival, visit: http://www.childrensmuseumtucson.org/earthday.

Traffic Alert: Sixth Avenue at Congress Street Road Closure

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, southbound Sixth Avenue at Congress Street will be closed to vehicular travel beginning at 6 a.m. to allow a contractor to install new ADA-compliant ramps and sidewalks on the west side of Sixth Avenue. The southbound road closure is scheduled to be in place until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019.

The traveling public can expect delays when driving in this work area. Pedestrian access will be maintained with pedestrian fencing around the work area.

Traffic Alert: Eastbound Congress St Closure, Silverbell Rd to Grande Ave

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at about 5 a.m. westbound traffic on Congress Street, between Silverbell Road and Grande Avenue, will be shifted to the north side of the roadway so crews can begin milling the asphalt and subgrade on the south side of the roadway. Following the traffic shift, Silverbell Road at Congress Street will be closed to all eastbound travel. Eastbound Congress Street travel must detour at St. Mary’s Road. Westbound travel will maintain through access from Congress Street to Silverbell Road.

Ninth Street Road Closure: Speed Hump Installation

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Ninth Street from Fourth Avenue to Hoff Avenue will be closed to vehicular travel from approximately 9 a.m. to noon to allow for the installation of a speed hump just east of Fourth Avenue.

A second speed hump will be installed on Ninth Street just east of Bean Avenue from approximately 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Crews will return on Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon to complete the project. During this work, travel will be restricted to one lane on Ninth Street at the work zone, with a flagger directing traffic.

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