The city will reopen the northbound frontage road along Interstate 10 between 22nd Street and Broadway as well as the nearby intersection of Granada Avenue and Cushing Street sometime this week, possibly as soon as the end of today.
Tucson is paying a consultant more than $4 million to monitor construction of its streetcars in Oregon - and repeated delays at the factory are expected to push that figure even higher.
United Streetcar employees in Clackamas, Ore., assemble Tucson's streetcars. The company is a subsidiary of Oregon Ironworks.
Westbound traffic flows through while eastbound drivers sit in long lines on 22nd Street approaching Kino Parkway. Crews were working on the intersection Friday. Drivers are urged to use Park Avenue instead of Kino from 7 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday during lane closures.
A number of street closures and lane restrictions in downtown Tucson could snarl traffic Sunday. Here's what you need to know.
Cyclists negotiate the streetcar tracks at Eighth Street and Fourth Avenue while crews work on the overhead cables nearby. The Living Streets Alliance is tracking bicycle crashes on streetcar tracks, with injuries ranging from minor scrapes to broken teeth.
A cyclist heads north on Fourth Avenue alongside the new streetcar tracks. Streetcar project manager Shellie Ginn says the tracks were designed to leave enough room for bikes to navigate the roads safely.
A woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury when she crashed her bicycle on the newly installed streetcar tracks has filed a claim against the Regional Transportation Authority.
City told streetcar operating cost will be 4, 5 or "a bajillion" times today’s rough estimate
Interstate 10 will be closed overnight Friday between Vail and Benson while crews demolish the old Pantano Union Pacific Railroad Bridge.
As the first few major Regional Transportation Authority projects are completed, some drivers are enjoying the experience of a perfectly good road.
City employees work in the rain to install rails for the new modern streetcar along South Granada Avenue, which lies just west of the Tucson Convention Center. As of Thursday, Granada had only one lane of traffic in each direction.
This is the scene on South Granada Avenue as it approaches an underpass at Interstate 10. The road is a key artery for visitors to gem shows along the frontage road and the convention center.
City officials say crews have been working overtime in an effort to get the streetcar construction completed before the gem shows. Business owners have complained that the work is a threat to their livelihoods.
Tick tock. Tick tock. Streetcar crews have just seven days to transform chaotic construction zones downtown to pristine condition before the start of Tucson's gem-show season.
We're 300 days into the 475-day streetcar construction calendar.
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Beginning Friday, motorists won't have to navigate detours on East Broadway at Church Avenue. Work on underground utilities connected to the streetcar project is expected to wrap up this week.
The Broadway detour in the downtown area will wrap up this week and reopen to traffic Friday.