Transportation News

Tucson Celebrates New Separated Bicycle Lane with Ribbon Cutting

The City of Tucson will host a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. on Stone Avenue near Toole Avenue to celebrate Tucson's first two-way, curb-protected bicycle lane. The new bike lane is on the east side of Stone Avenue from Toole Avenue to Alameda Street. While Stone Avenue is a one-way street for vehicular traffic between Toole Avenue and Alameda Street, cyclists will be able to travel in both directions in this new bike lane.

Stone Avenue: Toole Avenue to Alameda Street Resurfacing Project

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 and Sunday, April 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will mill (remove asphalt) and repave 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.

22nd Street - Wilmot Road to Swan Road Resurfacing Project: UPDATE

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 and Sunday, April 26, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will mill (remove asphalt) and repave 22nd Street from Craycroft Road to Wilmot Road. This weekend work will complete the first layer of paving on 22nd Street from Swan Road to Wilmot Road. The final layer of asphalt paving is scheduled to take place during the week of May 3, 2015. 

Tucson Mayor and Council Approve Resurfacing Additional Roadways and Neighborhoods in Bond Program

Following a public hearing Tuesday night, the Tucson Mayor and Council unanimously approved adding 45 major roadways to the voter-approved Bond Program – Road Recovery. The vote will also add about four different neighborhood areas to the resurfacing program and also includes pavement preservation work on roadways that have been recently repaved.

Broadway Widening Open House

PLANNING UPDATE AND PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE APRIL 23 FOR BROADWAY – EUCLID TO COUNTRY CLUB IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

The City of Tucson invites the public to attend a Planning Update and Public Open House for the Broadway – Euclid Avenue to Country Club Road Improvement Project on Thursday, April 23, at Sabbar Shrine Hall, 450 S. Tucson Blvd.

The open house will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Please stop by anytime during the 2-hour event to:

Grand Road Repaving Update

On Thursday, April 23, 2015 and Friday, April 24, 2015, crews from Granite Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will mill (remove asphalt) and repave Grant Road from Santa Rita Avenue to Campbell Avenue. Work hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. One travel lane in each direction will be maintained during this work.

Grant Road Repaving - Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard: UPDATE

After evaluating the milled asphalt conditions on Grant Road between Santa Rita Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is modifying the limits of the Hot-In-Place paving application.

Hot-In-Place paving is currently taking place on Grant Road from Country Club Road to Columbus Boulevard. Work will take place Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with one lane of travel in each direction being maintained. The Hot-In-Place paving work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Kino Parkway - Silverlake Road to Interstate 10 Crack Sealing

On Monday, April 6, 2015, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will begin crack sealing Kino Parkway from Silverlake Road to the Interstate 10 overpass. 
 
Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the work, one lane of travel in each direction will be closed to traffic. The work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
 

Kino Parkway/22nd Street Intersection Paving

The Ashton Company, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), has started the application of the final two layers of new asphalt at the Kino Parkway and 22nd Street intersection.

Crews are working Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The final paving on 22nd Street is scheduled to be complete by Friday, April 24, 2015. The final two layers of asphalt paving on Kino Parkway is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 13, 2015 and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, May 8, 2015. 

Grant Road Repaving - Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin repaving Grant Road from Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard. Crews will begin the project by milling (removing asphalt) eastbound Grant Road working from Santa Rita Avenue to Columbus Boulevard. Once work crews reach Columbus Boulevard, they will begin milling westbound Grant Road from Columbus Boulevard to Santa Rita Avenue.

22nd Street - Wilmot Road to Swan Road Resurfacing Project

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on 22nd Street from Wilmot Road to Swan Road. 
 
Crews will begin the project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on 22nd Street from Wilmot Road to Craycroft Road. Work hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The utility work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, April 3, 2015. 
 

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