The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and The Groundskeeper are about 60 days into a four-month citywide clean-up of median islands and roadsides in an intense effort to remove weeds, debris and dead plants along arterial roadways with higher traffic volumes.

As of Friday, June 1, 2012, the following median and roadside areas have been completed:

Broadway - Country Club Road to Camino Seco
Miracle Mile - Oracle Road to Interstate 10
Golf Links Road – Swan Road to Harrison Road
Speedway Boulevard - Interstate 10 to Campbell Avenue
Speedway Boulevard – Wilmot Road to Camino Seco
Campbell Avenue - Grant Road to 15th Street
Silverbell Road - Grant Road to St. Mary's Road
River Road - Oracle Road to First Avenue
22nd Street - Kolb Road to Camino Seco
22nd Street - Country Club Road to Alvernon Way

In the next 30 days, crews will concentrate their cleanup efforts of median islands and roadsides on:

Mission Road - Starr Pass Boulevard to Ajo Way
Campbell Avenue - 22nd Street to Benson Highway
Campbell Avenue - Irvington Road to Valencia Road
Golf Links Road - Swan Road to Ajo Way (to include the Barraza Aviation Parkway area)
Valencia Road - Country Club Road to Sandpiper Avenue
22nd Street - Cherry Avenue to Kolb Road
Speedway - Silverbell Road to Wilmot Road
Oracle – Drachman Street to Genematas Drive

Upon completion of this four-month project, TDOT will continue to use contracted services and in-house staff to maintain median islands and roadsides on a monthly basis with weed removal and pre-emergent spraying throughout Fiscal Year 2013.