Look for driving delays as road improvement continues - Tucson News Now

Look for driving delays as road improvement continues

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Watch for driving delays as road improvement work continues through the Tucson metro area this week.

Tucson Department of Transportation and Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co. will sealcoat streets in the downtown and midtown areas through Thursday.

Work will happen on Glenn Street between Swan Road and Craycroft Road on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Travelers can use Grant Road instead of Glenn Street to avoid this.

Then, crews will move to Broadway, from Euclid Avenue to Park Avenue heading into downtown. Improvement work will take place overnight, from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sixth Street is a good alternate to get around. 

Euclid Avenue will also receive an overnight facelift, between Broadway and 12th Street. Try Campbell as an alternate, or plan for more drive time between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Then, driving downtown, sealcoating on Church Avenue between Pennington Street and Congress Street will slow your commute, starting Tuesday night. 

Watch for construction at the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Church Avenue downtown as well.

On Thursday, ADOT crews will shift work to Broadway Boulevard, from Stewart Avenue to Williams Boulevard between the hours of 6 p.m. and 5 a.m.  

This road improvement will also affect the Broadway Boulevard/Alvernon Way intersection and the Broadway Boulevard/Country Club intersection.

Due to this construction around town, expect lane closures and delays during work hours. Always drive carefully in construction zones.

This sealcoating is part of The Road Recovery Program, funded by voter-approved bonds. The project should continue through the year 2018.

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