A roadway improvement project began yesterday, April 2, on Congress Street, from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue, as part of the voter-approved Tucson Delivers: Better Streets program (Proposition 101).
Starting tomorrow, April 4, the traffic signals at the Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road intersection will not be in operation. Work crews are replacing underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work will begin at 9 a.m. and is anticipated to be completed by 4 p.m. the same day. Police officers will direct travel through the intersection during the work, and motorists should expect delays in the area. Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel in the area.
The Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers recently presented Tucson City Court Judge Michael Pollard with the Citizen of the Year award. The ceremony was last Friday, March 29, at the association's Celebration of Social Work Month and Awards Luncheon.
Judge Pollard was recognized for his work in the Regional Municipalities Veterans Treatment Court (RMVTC) and Homeless Court.
Tucson ranks as one of "The Best Bird-Watching Spots in the United States," according to TravelAwaits.com. The list of 10 cities highlights the best cities throughout the United States where you can see different species of birds.
Tucson Parks and Recreation's two splash pads opened today, April 1, and the spring schedule for pools is now in effect. Cool off at the Catalina Park splash pad, 900 N. Fourth Ave., or the Naida Jane Baker splash pad, 2536 N. Castro Ave. A new splash pad at Palo Verde Park, 425 S. Mann Ave. will be open near the end of April after construction is complete.
Join residents in Tucson and other cities across the nation, April 1-30, by pledging to save water and other natural resources. The Wyland Foundation’s 2019 National Mayors' Challenge for Water Conservation has begun. By pledging to save water for Tucson, residents have the opportunity to win eco-friendly prizes. Winning cities are those with the highest percentage of residents participating in the challenge.
The department will be hiring more than 150 lifeguards and swimming instructors for exciting summer work at City of Tucson pools. The jobs start the week of May 26.
The City is recruiting a survey crew chief to direct and supervise a land surveying field crew in the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT). A crew chief makes skilled technical surveying decisions by using engineering construction plans and reading legal descriptions for real property. This includes collecting preliminary data for right-of-way and drainage determinations.
In honor of the César E. Chávez holiday in the City of Tucson, all City offices will be closed on Friday, March 29, (except emergency services).
Trash and recycling collections will not be affected. The Los Reales Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste collection sites will be open. Transit services, including Sun Tran, Sun Link, Sun Van, and Sun Shuttle will operate on their normal schedules.