Transportation News

Old SpanishTrail-22nd Street West to Harrison Road

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from 22nd Street west approximately 450 feet to allow work crews to mill (remove asphalt) and repave the roadway. All of the driveways for business access from Old Spanish Trail will remain open. Business access will be maintained for motorists via Harrison Road. The closure will be in place from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. This work is part of the reconstruction of Old Spanish Trail from Houghton Road to 22nd Street.

Kolb Road-Broadway to Golf Links Road Sidewalk Improvements

On Friday, June 24, 2016, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) will begin sidewalk improvements on Kolb Road between Broadway and Golf Links Road. Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The work is scheduled to be complete in late August 2016. 

Crews are improving curb access ramps to meet American with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. During the work, there will be curb lane travel restrictions in place. 

Escalante Road - Pantano Road to Apache Well Drive Repaving Project

Crews from Borderland Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), have started lowering manhole covers and water valve covers on Escalante Road from Pantano Road to Apache Well Drive in preparation of an upcoming roadway reconstruction project. Crews will work Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Old Spanish Trail Travel Lane Closures 22nd Street To Houghton Road

On Thursday, June 2, 2016, westbound Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from Houghton Road to 22nd Street from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastbound travel on Old Spanish Trail from 22nd Street to Houghton Road will be open to travel during this time. 

On Friday, June 3, 2016, eastbound Old Spanish Trail will be closed to travel from 22nd Street to Houghton Road from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Westbound travel on Old Spanish Trail from Houghton Road to 22nd Street will remain open to travel during this time.

Citizen Advisory Committee Plaque Dedication for Kino Parkway - 22nd Street Intersection on May 16

Join the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) as they dedicate a plaque to honor the Citizen Advisory Committee for the Kino Parkway – 22nd Street Intersection Improvement Project on Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m. under the overpass on the southern wall at Kino Parkway and 22nd Street.

Speakers will include Tucson Council Member Richard Fimbres; representatives from the Tucson Department of Transportation, the Regional Transportation Authority along with members of the project’s Citizen Advisory Committee.

Silverbell Road and Grant Road Intersection Improvements

On Wednesday and Thursday nights, April 27 and 28, 2016, Hunter Contracting, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will lower manhole covers and water valve covers in preparation for milling and paving work in the intersection of Silverbell Road and Grant Road. Traffic signals will flash red in all directions, and Tucson Police Officers will direct traffic through the intersection. The work will take place from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Pima Street at Tanque Verde Road Closure

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, Clear Contracting, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will close Pima Street at Tanque Verde Road overnight for necessary water line work in the roadway.

Work hours will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and detours will be provided during the closure.  This work is part of the Tanque Verde Road, Wilmot Road, Pima Street Intersection Improvement Project.

Pima Street at Tanque Verde Road Closure

On Monday and Tuesday, April 25 and 26, 2016, Clear Contracting, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will close Pima Street at Tanque Verde Road overnight for necessary water line work in the roadway.

Work hours will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and detours will be provided during the closure.  This work is part of the Tanque Verde Road, Wilmot Road, Pima Street Intersection Improvement Project.

22nd Street Pedestrian Safety Corridor: Osborne Avenue to UPRR Nogales Branch

DEDICATION EVENT

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) is creating a Pedestrian Safety Corridor on 22nd Street from  Osborne Avenue to the Union Pacific Railroad Nogales Branch tracks near Santa Rita Park. The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony on:

Thursday, April 21, 2016
9 a.m. at Santa Rita Park (southeast corner)
401 E. 22nd Street

The one-mile segment of 22nd Street will feature warning signs, flashing beacons, and targeted police enforcement of pedestrian laws.

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