The Luis G. Gutierrez Bridge, which links downtown and the west side on the new streetcar route, takes the tracks over the Santa Cruz River. Art on the bridge depicts historical and natural aspects of our area .
The bridge artwork also includes bat sculptures, a nod to the real bats that are expected to make their home on the underside.
Artists are etching images onto the sidewalk on a new bridge in downtown Tucson this week.
Construction crews installed beams for the new Cushing Street
Bridge on Wednesday morning. Two cranes lifted the girders off
trucks and set them on the piers. The bridge will eventually
provide a vital link for the modern streetcar over the Santa Cruz
Two new bridges are beginning to take shape in Tucson, and a
third is in the works.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is expecting traffic to
back up on westbound Interstate 10 in Tucson this weekend.
HELSINKI, Finland — It's five times larger than the Titanic, has
seven "neighborhoods," an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat
outdoor amphitheater. The world's largest cruise ship is finally
finished, and Friday it began gliding toward its home port in
PHOENIX — The White House said Friday that more than 12,000 jobs
were saved or created in Arizona because of President Obama's
economic stimulus plan, and Gov. Jan Brewer said most were ones
saved in education, despite the state's deep budget troubles.
• "Public meeting set on Ryan Airfield plan,'' Friday on A18,
included a wrong date for a public meeting to review the final
draft of the Ryan Airfield Master Plan Update. The meeting is
Monday, Nov. 9.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats reached agreement Wednesday on key
elements of a health-care bill that would vastly alter America's
medical landscape, requiring virtually universal sign-ups and
establishing a new government-run insurance option for