Transportation News

Rosemont Boulevard - Speedway to Winsett; Fifth Street - Rosemont Boulevard Intersection Paving

Crews from Borderland Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are scheduled to repave the intersection of Fifth Street and Rosemont Boulevard on Monday, November 21, 2016. The work will take place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

During the work, Tucson police officers will be stationed at the intersection to direct traffic. During the paving operations there will only be one lane of travel in each direction available to motorists. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Stone Avenue Improvement Project - Drachman Street Closure West of Stone Avenue

Crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to reconstruct Drachman Street west of Stone Avenue. This work will require the contractor to close Drachman Street from Stone Avenue west to Ninth Avenue. The closure will begin on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at about 3 a.m. The reconstruction of this section of Drachman Street is scheduled to be complete and reopened to travel by Friday, December 9, 2016. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Craycroft Road - Fort Lowell Park HAWK Project

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, PACE Electric, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin stamped asphalt work for the crosswalk at the new Craycroft Road and Fort Lowell Park HAWK pedestrian crossing signal. Crews will work on the southbound travel lanes on Saturday. Work hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Monday, November 14, 2016, crews will work on the northbound travel lanes. Work hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Veterans Day Parade and GABA Bike Swap Meet - Traffic Restrictions

Veterans Day Parade:  On Friday, November 11, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. traffic will be restricted throughout the downtown area for the Veterans Day Parade.  The parade route begins on West Alameda Street and Granada Avenue and heads east on West Alameda Street and turns onto North Stone Avenue, then onto West Franklin Street. From West Franklin Street, participants will continue on North Church Avenue and then to West Sixth Street. From Sixth Street, parade participants will head south on North Granada Avenue and Return to the staging point on West Alameda Street.

Road Recovery Bond Program Fog Seal Schedule Change

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), are continuing work to crack seal, fog seal and asphalt patch roadways associated with the voter-approved $100 million, five-year street bond program – Road Recovery.

To lessen the impact on the traveling public, the work hours for the fog seal at the following locations have been switched to night work hours:

Monday, November 7, 2016 through Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.. (Fog Seal)

Road Recovery - Rosemont Boulevard - Speedway Boulevard to Winsett Street & Irvington Road - I-19 to Sixth Avenue

On Monday, October 24, 2016, crews from Borderland Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will begin roadway improvements on Rosemont Boulevard from Speedway Boulevard to Winsett Street and on Irvington Road from I-19 to Sixth Avenue.

Oracle Road / Prince Road Intersection - Median Island Work

Work crews will improve pedestrian access across Oracle Road at the Prince Road intersection. Crews will remove a section of the median island at the crosswalk on northbound and southbound Oracle Road at Prince Road. Following the removal of the median island, crews will pour a new concrete median island.

The work will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016 and Friday, October 21, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. During the work hours, left turns on northbound and southbound Oracle Road to Prince Road will be prohibited.

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