Ward 5 News
*Eastbound I-10 exit ramp at Rex Allen Drive in Willcox to close Monday for paving*
The eastbound Interstate 10 exit ramp at Rex Allen Drive in Willcox will be closed Monday, July 14 for paving operations.
Exit 340 on eastbound I-10 will close at 4 a.m. Monday and is scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. the same day.
Eastbound motorists wishing to access Rex Allen Drive can take either Taylor Road (Exit 336) or Old Stewart Road (Exit 344).
10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN TUCSON - The USA Today's 10best.com travel website highlights the best things to do in Tucson. As for attractions, the site lists the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Old Tucson Studios, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Mt. Lemmon Ski Resort and others. For outdoor activities, Sentinel Peak Park tops the list. When it comes to annual events, the site ranks the 4th Avenue Street Fair, Tucson International Mariachi Conference and All Souls Procession as the top three.
Read the article from 10best.com: http://bit.ly/1mjUd4I
SIXTH AVENUE UNDERPASS CLOSURE
On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 through Thursday, July 10, 2014 the Sixth Avenue Underpass downtown will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to allow crews from Graffiti Protective Coatings (GPC) to repaint the underpass.
Electronic message boards are in place to notify the traveling public of this closure. Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians will be prohibited from using the underpass during the work hours.
Councilmember Richard Fimbres and his staff want to wish everyone and their families a happy and safe Fourth of July. Also a reminder to keep your pets safe from potential Fourth of July activities.
Capacity improvements on I-19 southbound off ramp at Valencia Road start July 7
The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin a project to improve the southbound Interstate 19 exit ramp at Valencia Road following the July 4 holiday weekend.
HOW TO REPORT TRANSPORTATION CONCERNS - Is there a pothole you'd like to see fixed? Is a street sign missing? Is a tree limb hanging too close over a roadway or sidewalk? You can report these issues to the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), (520) 791-3154, or email the exact location to email@example.com. You also can use the SeeClickFix website and app.
The 4th of July holiday will be observed on Friday, July 4, 2014. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Friday. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular Friday service will have their trash and recycling service collected on Saturday, July 5, 2014. The Los Reales Landfill and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed.
Here is the spay/neuter brochure in English: http://awasa.org/images/pdf/englishpetfix.pdf
Here is the Spanish version: http://awasa.org/images/pdf/spanishpetfix.pdf
Here is a link to a news story about this Saturday’s FREE microchip clinic from 8 to 10 at Pima Animal Care: http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=128954
Paving on I-10 frontage road and Ruthrauff Road
The Arizona Department of Transportation will close the eastbound I-10 frontage road and the eastbound I-10 entrance ramp at Ruthrauff Road from 9 p.m. Saturday, June 28, to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 29 for paving operations.
Reid Park Zoo is throwing an elephant-sized baby shower for Semba, a
pregnant African elephant, June 29 8-10am. Although Semba’s calf is
not expected for a few more weeks, any pregnancy lasting 22 months
deserves a party! This is the first elephant pregnancy at Reid Park Zoo
so staff is particularly excited about sharing this special time with
Euclid Avenue to Country Club Road