On Tuesday, June 18, 2013 and Wednesday, June 19, 2013, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Hunter Contracting will be paving the north side of Valencia Road at the Houghton Road Intersection.  The work will begin 6 a.m. each day and is scheduled to be complete by 10 a.m. each day. Traffic will be reduced to one travel lane, with flaggers and Tucson police officers present to direct traffic.  

On Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 2 a.m., there will be another four hour period where traffic will also be reduced to one lane at this same intersection. Flaggers and Tucson police officers will be present to direct traffic. Approximately three weeks after this work is complete, traffic will be shifted to the new area of paving.

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013 and Wednesday, June 26, 2013, the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Hunter Contracting will pave the west side of Houghton Road at the Irvington Road intersection.  The work will begin at 6 a.m. each day and is scheduled to be complete by 10 a.m. each day. Traffic will be reduced to one travel lane, with flaggers and Tucson police officers present to direct traffic.  

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 2 a.m., there will be another four hour period of time where traffic will also be reduced to one lane at this same intersection. Flaggers and Tucson police officers will be present to direct traffic. Approximately three weeks after this work is complete, traffic will be shifted to the new area of paving.

The traveling public can expect delays when driving, bicycling or walking in these work areas during these lane restrictions.  Business and residential access will be maintained to the extent possible with only short, infrequent closures when heavy equipment is directly in front of a driveway.  Please obey all traffic control signs and watch for construction personnel and equipment in the work zone.

This is a project of the Regional Transportation Authority.  The voter-approved, $2.1 billion RTA plan will be implemented through 2026.  Details about the full plan are available at www.RTAmobility.com.  The Regional Transportation Authority has a nine-member board with representatives from local, state and tribal governments.  This project will be managed by the City of Tucson.