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Seal coating on Tucson streets begins this week

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By Mary Rinker, Tucson News Now intern

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Several Tucson roadways will undergo seal coating over the next two months as part of the voter-approved Road Recovery program.

The $100 million five-year street repair contract was given to Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co. by the City of Tucson Department of Transportation.

The schedule for these repairs was distributed today in a news release, and the dates and locations are as follows:

Friday, May 9 - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Greasewood Road - Speedway Boulevard to Anklam Road Goret Road - Gaia Place to Silverbell Road

Monday, May 12 - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Roger Road - Oracle Road to First Avenue

Tuesday, May 13 through Friday, May 16 - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Roger Road - Oracle Road to First Avenue Glenn Street - Oracle Road to Alvernon Way Glenn Street - Swan Road to Craycroft Road Glenn Street and Tucson Boulevard Intersection

This schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or other complications.

During the repair process lane restrictions will be enforced, however at least one lane of travel will always be maintained in both directions according to the release. Business and residential access will be maintained though travelers should take into account delays.

The Road Recovery Program will be restoring and resurfacing city streets through the fiscal year 2018. A Bond Oversight Commission composed of citizen volunteers will be overseeing the process to ensue all funds are being used appropriately.

For more information on the program visit www.tucsonaz.gov/streetbonds or call (520) 837-6686.

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