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Traffic Alert Grant Road and Orchard Avenue

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, Tucson Electrical Power Co. is scheduled to install new power lines at the Grant Road and Orchard Avenue intersection, just east of Columbus Boulevard. This utility work is part of the Grant Road Improvement Project Phase 3 & 4.

Work is scheduled to take place between 4 a.m. and 11 a.m., the same day. During this work, one travel lane will remain open in each direction for eastbound and westbound traffic on Grant Road. Officers will be on-site to direct travel through the intersection until the work is complete.

Paul's Note - December 10, 2021

At Tuesday’s Mayor and Council meeting, my colleagues and I voted to make Deputy Chief Chad Kasmar the Chief of the Tucson Police Department as current Chief Chris Magnus was confirmed to lead US Customs and Border Protection. 

Magnus has been a reformer at our police department. Things haven’t always been smooth or perfect, but he’s brought change and that counts. I know he’ll do a great job at the CBP. 

Cool Pavement Country Club Road

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, Pavement Restoration Inc., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM), is scheduled to apply the PlusTi™ asphalt rejuvenator treatment on Country Club Road from Broadway to Aviation Parkway as part of a cool pavement pilot program.

City of Tucson Issues HOME Down Payment Assistance Program Request for Proposals

City of Tucson Issues HOME Down Payment Assistance Program Request for Proposals
Applications Due January 17, 2022
The City of Tucson is seeking qualifications and proposals from not-for-profit organizations interested in providing Housing Counseling Agency and Fiscal Services Agent services through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOME Investment Partnership Program.

Traffic Alert - Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair



Beginning Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 1 p.m., Fourth Avenue will close south of University Boulevard to Eighth Street, with the exception of Sixth Street, for the annual Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair. Additionally, the following side street closures will be in place:


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