Tangerine Road I-10 to La Canada

Construction Updates for September 2017

September 22, 2017

Beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 25 through 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, the contractor will complete paving operations in the intersection and adjacent roadways of Tangerine and Thornydale Roads.  The following traffic control will be in place at the Tangerine/Thornydale Road intersection during this work:

  • Marana police department will be on site to help direct alternate one-way traffic through the intersection.
  • All turn movements will be allowed, however, there will not be any dedicated turn lanes.
  • Traffic will be shifted around the work area.
  • Traffic control will remain in place 24 hours
  • Motorists should expect delays

On Tuesday, September 26, the contractor will complete reconstruction work on Thornydale Road about 1,500 feet south of the Tangerine Road intersection.

  • Traffic along north and southbound Thornydale Road will be shifted to the west and reduced to one travel-lane from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Flaggers will be on site to direct alternate one-way traffic through the work area.
  • Motorists will be driving on unpaved surfaces.
  • Speed limits are reduced to 25 MPH.
  • Motorists should expect delays.

At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27 the contractor will begin shifting Thornydale Road traffic to the newly constructed northbound lanes. The contractor will also install temporary pavement markings along Thornydale Road between Tangerine Crossing Drive and approximately 1500-feet south of Tangerine Road.  Residents and the traveling public should expect the following:

  • North and southbound Thornydale traffic will be shifted to the new northbound travel lanes from Tangerine Road to approximately 1500-feet south of the Tangerine Road intersection.
  • North and southbound Thornydale traffic will be shifted into their new permanent alignment of Thornydale Road from the Tangerine Road intersection north to Tangerine Crossings Drive.
  • Motorists should expect delays.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 25 MPH.
  • This traffic shift is scheduled to be in place for the next couple months.

On Thursday, September 28, from 6am to 4pm, crews will install traffic signal loops at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Thornydale Road. Residents and the traveling public should expect the following:

  • The eastbound left-turn lane from Tangerine Road to northbound
  • Thornydale Road will be closed. Left turns will be permitted, but not from a dedicated left-turn lane.
  • All other left-turn movements are permitted
  • Expect delays

September 15, 2017

On Monday, September 18, through Friday, September 22, the contractor will begin reconstructing Thornydale Road about 1,500 feet south of the Tangerine Road intersection. 

  • Traffic along north and southbound Thornydale Road will be shifted to the west and reduced to one travel-lane from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
  • Flaggers will be on site to direct alternate one-way traffic through the work area.
  • One travel lane in each direction will be maintained overnight.
  • Motorists will be driving on unpaved surfaces.
  • Speed limits are reduced to 25 MPH.
  • Motorists should expect delays.
  • Through travel and turn movements at the Tangerine Road/Thornydale Road intersection will not be impacted.

On Wednesday, September 20, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., the contractor will install traffic signal loops on Tangerine Road, at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Camino De Oeste

  • Traffic will be shifted around the work area.
  • Flaggers will be onsite to direct alternate one-way traffic through the work area.
  • Speed limits will be reduced to 25 MPH.
  • Motorists should expect delays.

On Thursday, September 21, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., the contractor will install traffic signal loops on Tangerine Road, at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Camino De Manana

  • Traffic will be shifted around the work area.
  • Flaggers will be onsite to direct alternate one-way traffic through the work area.
  • Speed limits will be reduced to 25 MPH.
  • Motorist should expect delays.

September 1, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Tangerine Road Improvements.

Beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5 through 10 p.m. on Thursday, September 7, the contractor will remove the median on Tangerine Road, just west of the La Cañada intersection. During this work, westbound Tangerine Road will be reduced to one through lane. The eastbound designated left turn lane at the Tangerine Road/La Cañada intersection will be temporarily closed. However, left turns will be permitted from the through lane. The speed limit will be reduced to 25 mph, expect delays.

Beginning Thursday, September 7 at 10 p.m. the contractor will shift traffic to the south along Tangerine Road, between La Cholla and La Cañada, in order to build the new westbound lanes of Tangerine Road. East and westbound traffic along Tangerine Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction, just west of the La Cañada intersection. The speed limit in that area will remain 25 mph.

**Following this work traffic control will be significantly different, please take extra caution when driving through the area.**

 

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Tangerine Road
  • Tangerine Road Project c/o 100 N Stone Avenue, Ste. #450
  • Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Phone: 520.623.3073
Regional Transportation Authority MaranaOro ValleyPima County