Tangerine Road I-10 to La Canada

Construction Updates for November 2017

November 30, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Tangerine Road Improvements.

The contractor has begun paving operations along several segments of Tangerine Road. The paving operation is scheduled to be complete by Friday, December 22, 2017.

The work will include;

  • Placing the final lift of pavement on Tangerine Road, between Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road.
  • Place the final lift of pavement at Tangerine Road intersections of Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road.
  • The contractor will also place the base course of pavement on the westbound lanes of Tangerine Road, between La Cholla Boulevard and La Canada Drive and, eastbound Tangerine Road from Thornydale Road to La Cholla Boulevard.

On Friday, December 1, the contractor will prepare for the final lift of pavement along eastbound Tangerine Road, at the Thornydale Road intersection

  • East and westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Turn movements will not be restricted, however, there will not be a dedicated left turn lane for east or westbound traffic.
  • Expect Delays

On Saturday, December 2 and Monday, December 4, from 6 am to 5 p.m. each day, the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along eastbound Tangerine Road, from just west of Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks through the Thornydale Road intersection. Because of the nature of this paving operation, sections of both intersections, though not at the same time, will have temporary movement restrictions to vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

  • The paving operation will move west to east through the project.
  • Work at the intersections will not occur at the same time.
  • Officers will be on site to direct traffic.
  • Motorist will be redirected around the work area.
  • Access to businesses in the area will be maintained.
  • Travelers in this area should plan for delays and use alternate routes.
  • Restricted travel movements through the intersections will end by 5 p.m. each evening.

On Wednesday, December 6, from 9 am to 5 p.m., the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along eastbound Tangerine Road, at the Thornydale Road intersection. Because of the nature of this paving operation, sections of the intersection will have temporary movement restrictions to vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

  • The paving operation will move west to east through the project.
  • Officers will be on site to direct traffic.
  • Motorist will be redirected around the work area.
  • Access to businesses in the area will be maintained.
  • Travelers in this area should plan for delays and use alternate routes.
  • Restricted travel movements through the intersections will end by 5 p.m. each evening.

On Wednesday, December 6, motorist driving along Tangerine Road, between Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road, will be switched to the eastbound travel lanes while the contractor places the final lift of asphalt pavement on the westbound lanes. This phase of work is expected to take approximately one-week to complete.

  • Access to Dove Mountain Shopping Center will be by Dove Mountain Boulevard only.
  • Access to the Tangerine Crossings Commercial Center will be by Thornydale Road only
  • Access to the Legacy Apartments will be by Dove Mountain Boulevard only.
  • Access to the Encantada Apartments will be by Camino De Oeste only.
  • Access to Circle K will be by Thornydale Road only.
  • Side street and/or driveway access along the north side of Tangerine Road may be temporarily delayed while paving equipment moves through the area and the new pavement is allowed to cure.

November 22, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Tangerine Road Improvements.

The contractor will begin paving operations along several segments of Tangerine Road. The paving operation will begin on Wednesday, November 29, and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, December 22, 2017.

The work will include;

  • Placing the final lift of pavement on Tangerine Road, between Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road.
  • Place the final lift of pavement at Tangerine Road intersections of Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road.
  • The contractor will also place the base course of pavement on the westbound lanes of Tangerine Road, between La Cholla Boulevard and La Canada Drive and, eastbound Tangerine Road from Thornydale Road to La Cholla Boulevard.

On Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, from 6 am to 5 p.m. each day, the contractor will place the final lift of pavement on the Tangerine Road intersection of Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks. Because of the nature of this paving operation, the intersection will be closed to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

  • Officers will be on site to direct traffic.
  • Motorist will be redirected around the work area.
  • Access to businesses in the area will be maintained.
  • Travelers in this area should plan for serious delays and use alternate routes.
  • The intersection will be re-opened to traffic at 5 p.m. each evening.

November 9, 2017

Thank you for your interest in the Tangerine Road Improvements

On Monday, November 13, the contractor will begin reconstruction of the northwest corner of the Tangerine Road/La Cholla Boulevard intersection. Traffic along Tangerine Road will be shifted to the south from just west of the La Cholla Boulevard intersection. The current traffic configuration through the intersection will generally remain the same with the following changes:

  • Turn movements in all directions are permitted, however
    • There will not be a dedicated right turn lane from eastbound Tangerine Road to southbound La Cholla Boulevard
    • Left-turn movements will have a dedicated lane in all directions.
  • Southbound La Cholla traffic, north of the Tangerine Road intersection, will be shifted to the east. There will not be a dedicated left-turn lane into the Church of the Apostles driveway.
  • Traffic remains reduced to one-lane in all directions.
  • Speed limits are reduced to 25 MPH.
  • Motorists should expect delays.

On Monday November 13, through Wednesday, November 16, the contractor will install traffic-signal loops at the Tangerine Road/Thornydale Road intersection.

Travelers in the area should expect:

  • Intermittent lane closures
  • Speed limits reduced to 25 MPH
  • Motorists should expect delays

 

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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