Street improvements close Cherrybell Strav for a month

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Starting today, the Cityof Tucson will close Cherrybell Stravenue at 22nd Street.  The street is expected to be closed for aboutone month.

In the meantime driversmight want to memorize these detours:

23rd Street, SilverlakeRoad, Warehouse Avenue, Cherry Avenue, 18th Street, and Park Avenue to get totheir destinations from this area.

Some of the expected workto be done:

Elevating Kino Parkwayover 22nd Street, and widening 22nd Street to provide three lanes in eachdirection; bike lanes and a landscaped center median are also expected to be added.

All this construction isfunded by the Regional Transportation Authority's Kino Boulevard and 22ndStreet intersection improvement project. The total cost for the project is $24 million, and should be completed byAugust 2014.

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