Vice Mayor Paul Cunningham
The following traffic control will be in place while the contractor installs new sewer lines and repaves portions of the roadway through the intersection of 22nd Street and Columbus Boulevard. To reduce the impact on the traveling public, most trenching, excavation and pipe installation work will be completed over night. However, some daytime lane restrictions will remain in place in order to complete the paving operations.
Please watch for updated traffic alerts as construction activities progress east along 22nd Street.
Governor Ducey has ordered that all state flags be lowered to half-staff effective from sunrise and until sunset May 4, 2016, in honor of Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV. Flags will be lowered again on the day of his interment, which will be announced at a later date.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today announced an economic development project win for the state with the news that Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has selected Tucson, Ariz., as the new location for its surface mining and technology offices.
This is a series of traffic alerts that will be issued throughout the construction of the 22nd Street Sewer Augmentation Project. These alerts will announce construction, detour and street closure information as it affects traffic.
Tucson Fire paramedics transported a nine month old baby to a local hospital after the baby was left in a bathtub unsupervised. The baby was placed in the tub with the water running when the mother left the bathroom. It is unknown how long the mother was gone but the bathtub was overflowing when the mother returned and the baby was basically flailing in the water. The baby vomited several times as she was being assessed by TFD personnel. CPR was not performed on scene as the baby did have pulses but the baby was lethargic. Paramedics transported the baby girl to the hospital for furth
- Eastbound 22nd Street between Country Club and Alvernon Way will be reduced to one travel lane. One eastbound through lane and right turns will be permitted at the intersection of 22nd Street and Alvernon Way.
Saguaro National Park will be joining other national park units across the country to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a fee-free entry into the park on Monday, January 18.