Use caution near weekend roadwork at Magee Road and La Cholla Boulevardby Pima County News on Feb. 10, 2012, under Pima County, Road work, Transportation, Tucson
The Pima County Department of Transportation, Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and their contractor, Ashton Company, will be performing various construction activities as part of the Cortaro Farms Road/Magee Road: Thornydale Road to Oracle Road Improvement Project. These activities include weekend work and a traffic detour on Magee Road.
WEEKEND WORK – February 11-12, 2012
Starting Friday, February 10, 2012, crews will be performing final prep work on the west leg of Magee Road and at the intersection of Magee Road and La Cholla Boulevard for a future traffic shift to the eastbound lanes of Magee Road. This work will continue through the weekend of February 11-12, 2012, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be heavy equipment moving through the area and both traffic control personnel and Pima County sheriff’s deputies will be on hand to direct motorists through the construction zone.
DETOUR – Magee Road: between Camino Maximillian and La Cholla Boulevard
Starting Tuesday, February 14, 2012, traffic on Magee Road between Camino Maximillian and La Cholla Boulevard will be detoured to the north of the current roadway for the installation of a box culvert. This detour is expected to be in place until February 25, 2012.
All businesses will remain accessible during construction.
Please approach these areas with caution and obey all traffic control devices. In the event of mechanical failure or inclement weather, the schedule is subject to change.
For more information, contact Annabelle Valenzuela, Community Relations at (520) 740-6410 or visit the project website at http://roadprojects.pima.gov/CortaroMagee/.
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is the fiscal manager of the $2.1 billion plan approved by Pima County voters on May 16, 2006. The RTA Board is comprised of representatives from local jurisdictions in Pima County, including the cities of Tucson and South Tucson, Pima County, the towns of Marana, Oro Valley, and Sahuarita, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Tohono O’odham Nation. A representative of the Arizona State Transportation Board also serves on the board. For more information at the RTA plan, visit www.RTAmobility.com or call (520) 770-0410.