Open house this evening for Valencia widening project - Tucson News Now

Open house this evening for Valencia widening project

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A new construction project will widen Valencia Road from four lanes to six lanes, this new improvement will stretch from Alvernon Way to Wilmot Road.

Happening tonight at the construction kick off open house, will be a short presentation on the new improvement project.

The community will then be able to ask questions about the $46 million RTA project, approved by voters in 2006.

The project will not only widen Valencia Road, but will widen the underpass at I-10 as well as widen the bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad.

Construction is expected to begin later this month, with the overall completion by fall 2015.

The construction open house will take place at Desert View High School (4101 E. Valencia Road) from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tonight.

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