Ward 2 Councilmember Paul Cunningham

Traffic Alert - North Rillito Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Project

This is a series of traffic alerts that will be issued throughout the construction of the North Rillito Interceptor (NRI) Sewer Rehabilitation Project. These alerts will announce construction, detour and street closure information as it affects residents, businesses and traffic within the area.  The 10-mile long NRI project is being completed in phases; the current phase’s construction boundaries are from Woodland Road to just east of Pantano Road.
 

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TFD responds to swift water incident involving car swept downstream

Tucson Fire units responded to a swift water call near the intersection of S. Elizabeth Drive and W. Lincoln Street after an SUV was swept downstream and flipped over with two occupants still inside.  Multiple calls were made to 9-1-1 reporting the vehicle being washed away, with some reports stating that two adults and two kids were swept away.  A swift water response was immediately dispatched.  The car entered a flooded wash on S.16th Avenue when it was swept downstream.  The vehicle flipped over and came to a rest near S.

22nd Street - Kold Road to Sarnoff Resurfacing Project

Crews from Southern Arizona Paving, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), continue work to improve pavement conditions on 22nd Street between Kolb Road and Sarnoff Drive.

Crews are currently repaving 22nd Street between Kolb Road and Pantano Road from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The repaving work on this section of 22nd Street is scheduled to be complete on Sunday, August 2, 2015. No paving work will take place on Friday, July 31, 2015 and Saturday, August 1,
2015.

Sun Tran Barganing Unit Employees Vote on a Strike, Negotiations Continue

From the Department of Transportation:

The Sun Tran management company, Professional Transit Management/Transdev and Teamsters Loval 104 are continuing to meet and negotiate the labor contract which expires on July 31 at 11:59 pm. Andy Marshall, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 104 scheduled a strike vote for Saturday July 25.

Half Staff Notice

In coordination with the President’s proclamation, Governor Ducey has ordered that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff beginning today, July 21, 2015, until sunset July 25, 2015, in honor of the five United States service members killed last week by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

Ronstadt Transit Center Joint Development Project Proposal Presentations

You are invited to attend public presentations on two proposals for the Ronstadt Transit Center Joint Development Project.

Each proposal team will share its ideas for mixed‐use development with transit. Each presentation will be followed by Questions & Answers. Comment Cards will also be available.

If you need additional information beyond that provided below, contact Rebecca Ruopp, City of Tucson, Office of Integrated Planning: Email: Rebecca.Ruopp@tucsonaz.gov Phone: (520) 837-6973 or main office line (520) 791‐4675.

Houghton / 22nd Traffic Alert

The intersection of Houghton Road and 22nd Street will be temporarily closed in order to complete waterline relocation and major construction work in the intersection as quickly as possible and avoid prolonged travel restrictions.

Signage indicating detour routes and segments of Houghton Road and 22nd Street that will be open to local traffic only will be in place to help guide traffic.

DETOUR ROUTES:

Traffic Alert - North Rillito Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Project

This is a series of traffic alerts that will be issued throughout the construction of the North Rillito Interceptor (NRI) Sewer Rehabilitation Project. These alerts will announce construction, detour and street closure information as it affects residents, businesses and traffic within the area. The 10-mile long NRI project is being completed in phases; the current phase’s construction boundaries are from Woodland Road to just east of Pantano Road.

Traffic Alert - North Rillito Interceptor Project

This is a series of traffic alerts that will be issued throughout the construction of the North Rillito Interceptor (NRI) Sewer Rehabilitation Project. These alerts will announce construction, detour and street closure information as it affects residents, businesses and traffic within the area. The 10-mile long NRI project is being completed in phases; the current phase is bounded on the north by River Road, the south by the Rillito River, the east by Craycroft Road and the west by Swan Road.
 

Sun Tran Independence Day Schedule

Sun Tran buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Independence Day, while Sun Link will operate a regular Saturday schedule Saturday, July 4, 2015. The following details outline transit service for Fourth of July weekend:

·Sun Tran Routes 1 through 99 will run on a Sunday schedule on Saturday, July 4. Regular scheduled service resumes on Sunday, July 5.

Broadway - Pantano Road to Camino Seco Resurfacing

The milling (removing asphalt) and repaving work on Broadway from Pantano Road to Camino Seco will begin on Monday, June 29, 2015. Crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will work each day from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crews will mill a section of roadway one day and repave that section of roadway the following day.

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