TDOT News

Operation Splash 2021

Protecting the traveling public on City streets during Tucson’s summer thunderstorm season is the objective of the Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility’s (DTM) Operation Splash campaign. As weather patterns shift to bring moisture into Tucson, crews from DTM’s Streets Maintenance Division will deliver barricades to hundreds of dip crossings throughout the City beginning Monday, June 7, 2021.

First Avenue Needs Assessment - Community Input

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is seeking community input on two alternative options to improve First Avenue between Grant Road and River Road. The first alternative consists of keeping First Avenue at its current configuration of four travel lanes, while modernizing the corridor to improve safety, upgrade traffic signals, enhance comfort and access for pedestrians and bicyclists, and install new landscaping.

Traffic Signal Work - Golf Links Road and Wilmot Road

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to conduct work on the traffic signals at the Golf Links Road and Wilmot Road intersection. Crews will remove and replace the traffic signal pole and mast arm for northbound travel, as well as convert the traffic signals to include flashing yellow arrows.

Alvernon Way Asphalt Repair at the UPRR Bridge

 

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, crews from the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) Streets Maintenance Division, are scheduled to make asphalt repairs on the northbound travel lanes of Alvernon Way/Golf Links Road at the Union Pacific Railroad bridge, just north of Ajo Way.

Work is scheduled to take place from 6 a.m. to about 2 p.m. During this work, at least one northbound  lane will remain open to travel. This schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Blacklidge Bicycle Boulevard Drop-in and Virtual Town Hall Events

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning neighborhood traffic safety improvements on a 4.5-mile-long section of Blacklidge Drive from Oracle Road to Columbus Boulevard at McCormick Park. This project will connect to five parks and four schools. The Blacklidge Bicycle Boulevard is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will calm traffic on neighborhood streets and expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

Traffic Signal Improvements - Golf Links Road and Camino Seco Intersection

 

On Thursday, May 20, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to remove and replace the traffic signal poles and mast arms, as well as convert the traffic signals to include flashing yellow arrows for eastbound and westbound travel at the Golf Links Road and Camino Seco intersection.

El Paso and Southwestern Greenway Drop-In and Virtual Town Hall Events

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning a new segment of the El Paso & Southwestern Greenway, an off-street walking and biking path connecting Downtown Tucson to South Tucson and the Kino Environmental Restoration Project. This project is part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

 

See the map below for the project boundaries:

Traffic Signal Work - Kino Parkway and 36th Street Intersection

TRAFFIC ALERT
TRAFFIC SIGNAL PROJECTS

KINO PARKWAY AND 36TH STREET INTERSECTION

On Tuesday, May 11, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to install a new traffic signal pole and mast arm for northbound travel at the Kino Parkway and 36th Street intersection.

Traffic Signal Improvements - Broadway and Rosemont Blvd

 

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to remove and replace the traffic signal poles and mast arms, as well as convert the traffic signals to include flashing yellow arrows for eastbound and westbound travel at the Broadway and Rosemont Boulevard intersection.

Downtown Links - Stone Ave and Franklin Street/Toole Avenue Intersection Closure

On Monday, May 3, 2021, beginning at about 6 a.m., the intersection of Stone Avenue and Toole Avenue/Franklin Street is scheduled to completely close to motorists to allow work crews to install a large underground storm drain system in and around the intersection. This work is associated with the Downtown Links Phase III improvement project from Broadway to Church Avenue. The intersection closure is occurring for the safety of the traveling public and work crews. The closure is scheduled to be in place until the end of July 2021.

Traffic Signal Improvements - Broadway and Swan Road

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC SIGNAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

BROADWAY AND SWAN ROAD INTERSECTION

On Thursday, April 22, 2021, crews from Next Generation Electrical, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), are scheduled to remove and replace the traffic signal heads onto the newly installed poles, as well as convert the traffic signals to include flashing yellow arrows, at the Broadway and Swan Road intersection.

18th St, Eighth Ave and Campbell Ave, Pinal Vista Bicycle Blvd - Virtual Town Hall

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) is planning neighborhood traffic safety and pedestrian and bicycle improvements to Eighteenth Street, Eighth Avenue, S Campbell Avenue, and Pinal Vista. These projects are part of the voter-approved Proposition 407 Tucson Delivers Strong Connections Program that will calm traffic on neighborhood streets and expand the citywide low-stress biking and walking network.

See the map below for the project boundaries:

 

 

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