TDOT News

Event Road Closures - Downtown and Fourth Avenue

On Sunday, April 10, 2022, beginning at 5 a.m., the following streets will close to vehicular travel for events taking place in and around downtown.

Sixth Avenue from 12th Street to 13th Street, next to Armory Park, will close for the Rio Nuevo GABA Spring Bike Swap. Additionally, 12th Street and 13th Street will close from Sixth Avenue to Arizona Avenue. These roadways are scheduled to reopen by approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tugo Bike Share Free Ride Wednesdays

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), in partnership with Shift Transit, the longstanding Tugo Bike Share operating company, is excited to announce Free Ride Wednesdays during the month of April. Thanks to Tugo Bike Share’s partner, Tucson Electric Power (TEP), Tugo Bike Share riders will ride for free every Wednesday in the month of April. Riders can take out a bike at no cost, ride for as long as they wish, then return the bike to any station from 8am – 10pm on Wednesdays.

Road Closures - Fourth Avenue Street Fair and Tucson Folk Festival

The following road closures will be in place for the Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair and Tucson Folk Festival which both take place Friday, April 1, 2022, through Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair – Beginning Thursday, March 31, 2022, at approximately noon, Fourth Avenue will close south of University Boulevard to Eighth Street, with the exception of Sixth Street, for the 52nd Annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair.

Traffic Signal Improvement Project - Broadway and Alvernon Way

On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to convert the traffic signal heads to include flashing yellow arrows at the Broadway and Alvernon Way intersection.

Work will take place from about 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., the same day. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Cyclovia Traffic Alert

On Sunday, March 27, 2022, beginning at 6 a.m., the following streets will close to vehicular travel for Cyclovia Tucson.

  • Stone Avenue, south of Alameda Street to 18th Street
  • Meyer Avenue/Eighth Avenue from 18th Street to 37th Street
  • Fourth Avenue from 18th Street to 34th Street
  • 34th Street from Eighth Avenue to Fourth Avenue

Public Events at Cyclovia Tucson

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation & Mobility (DTM) is seeking public input on two scheduled transportation projects: The Church Avenue Complete Street Project and the 18th Street, 8th Avenue, and S. Campbell/Pinal Bicycle Boulevards. DTM staff invite the public to review preliminary design plans for each project, ask questions, share concerns, and provide the project design teams with suggestions.

Join DTM staff at Cyclovia Tucson to learn more and give input on the projects.

Traffic Alert - Downtown Road Closures

TRAFFIC ALERT

DOWNTOWN ROAD CLOSURES
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE AND DOWNTOWN EVENTS

On Saturday, March 12, 2022, several road closures will be in place for multiple events taking place in the Downtown area.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival – From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the following streets will be closed to motorists for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival:

eTod Launch

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) launches Tucson Norte-Sur: Investing in Resilient Communities + Transit, the equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD) strategic planning project for a north-south corridor extending from the Tucson Mall/Tohono Tadai Transit Center to the north to Tucson International Airport to the south. The 15-mile corridor, includes Oracle Road on the north side of downtown and South Sixth Avenue on the south side of downtown.

 

Prop 101 Crack Seal/Fog Seal Continues March 8, 2022

Crews from VSS International, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are continuing crack seal work on various roadway segments throughout the City. The roadway improvements are associated with the voter-approved Prop 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.

During the two-month-long crack seal roadway improvement project, work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The dates and locations where the improvements will take place in these next two weeks of the program are:

Traffic Signal Improvement Project - 22nd Street and Craycroft Road

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
22ND STREET AND CRAYCROFT ROAD INTERSECTION

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, and Thursday, March 10, 2022, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to convert the traffic signal heads to include flashing yellow arrows at the 22nd Street and Craycroft Road intersection.

Tucson Bicycle Classic Road Closures

On Sunday, March 6, 2022, Greasewood Road from Speedway Boulevard to Anklam Road will close to vehicular travel for the 34th Annual Tucson Bicycle Classic. The closure is scheduled to begin at approximately 6 a.m.

Additionally, Speedway Boulevard will close to eastbound travel from Anklam Road to Greasewood Road. Anklam Road will close to westbound travel from Greasewood Road to Speedway Boulevard. Law enforcement officers will be on site to direct travel at the intersections. All streets are scheduled to reopen by 5 p.m. the same day.

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