TDOT News

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.

Traffic and Access Alert: Tucson Folk Festival

Downtown Tucson will host the 34th Annual Tucson Folk Festival this weekend from Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019. Below is a list of road closures that will be in place for the event. Please note due to current ADA ramp and sidewalk improvement work that is ongoing, restrictions for pedestrian and bicycle access at Northwest Alameda and Stone as well as Northeast Alameda and Church will be in place.

Friday, April 5, 2019 – Beginning at 7 a.m. Church Avenue between Alameda Street and Pennington Street will be closed through Sunday night.

Traffic Alert: Speedway and Greasewood Intersection Traffic Signal Wiring

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road 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.

Traffic Alert: Congress Street From Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue

A roadway improvement project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 2, 2019 on Congress Street from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue as part of the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

Granite Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin the 30 day project by lowering manhole covers and water valve covers. Crews will then mill (remove) asphalt, reconstruct the dirt subgrade, install new asphalt, raise the manhole covers and water valve covers level with new asphalt.

Traffic Alert: Kolb Road Traffic Switch

On Monday, April 1, 2019, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will shift northbound Kolb Road traffic to the east side of Kolb Road both north and south of Valencia Road. After this switch, both northbound and southbound travel on Kolb Road will be open with two lanes of travel in each direction.

Fourth Avenue Street Fair Temporary Road Closures and Sun Link Streetcar Route Adjustments

Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend.  The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins on Friday, March 22, 2019 and is open daily through Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, so please adjust travel plans accordingly.

Traffic Alert: 12th Avenue and Irvington Road Traffic Signal Work

 

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the traffic signals at the 12th Avenue and Irvington Road intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic Alert: Stone Avenue and Limberlost Drive Traffic Signal Work

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the traffic signals at the Stone Avenue and Limberlost Drive intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.

The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic Alert: Valencia Road Closure at Kolb Road

TRAFFIC ALERT

VALENCIA ROAD - WILMOT ROAD TO KOLB ROAD
IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

VALENCIA ROAD CLOSURE

On Monday, March 18, 2019, at about 10 a.m., Valencia Road east of Kolb Road will be closed to travel for approximately four months. The closure will allow work crews to reconstruct the section of Valencia Road from Kolb Road east to the newly constructed southeast ramp.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Fifth Street and Dodge Boulevard Traffic Signal Work

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the traffic signals at the Fifth Street and Dodge Boulevard 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.

Traffic Alert: Transportation Department Focusing On Asphalt Maintenance

With over 300 open work orders for asphalt maintenance, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division will add more personnel to its asphalt crews this week to fill potholes on City streets.

Last Friday’s rain and snow caused an increase in the number of potholes on City streets. About 25 staff from TDOT’s Streets Maintenance Division will focus on filling potholes on City streets; nearly triple the amount of staff filling potholes on a typical day.

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