Tangerine Road I-10 to La Canada

Construction Updates for December 2017

December 13, 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 Thursday, December 14 and Friday December 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along north and southbound Thornydale Road, up to the Tangerine 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.

  • On Thursday, December 14, traffic will be shifted to the northbound lanes (east side of the roadway) while the contractor paves the southbound lanes.
    • - Left turn movements from north and southbound Thornydale Road to Tangerine Road will not be permitted.
    • - Right turn movements from southbound Thornydale Road to westbound
    • - Tangerine Road will not be permitted.
    • - Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic.
  • On Friday, December 15, traffic will be shifted to the southbound lanes (west side of the roadway) while the contractor paves the northbound lanes.
    • - Right turn movements from northbound Thornydale Road to eastbound Tangerine Road will not be permitted.
    • - Left Turn movements from southbound Thornydale Road to eastbound Tangerine Road will not be permitted
    • - Flaggers will be on sight 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.

On Friday, December 15 the new traffic signal, at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Camino de Oeste, will be energized. At approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, the signal will be energized and placed on flash mode, with a RED ball indication for the Camino de Oeste approach, and AMBER ball indication for the Tangerine Road approach. After 9 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, the signal will be set to full color operation mode, and function as a fully signalized intersection.

The installation of the new traffic signal at the Camino de Oeste intersection, addresses the operation of the roadway and safety of motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists along this stretch of the Tangerine Road Corridor.

On Saturday, December 16, the contractor will complete the final lift of pavement for the left and right turn lanes at the Tangerine Road and Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks intersection.

  • From 8 a.m. to Noon the contractor will pave the center of the intersection along with Tangerine Road left-turn lanes.
    • - Left turns will not be permitted from east or westbound Tangerine Road.
    • - North and southbound through traffic will not be permitted
    • - Northbound Twin Peaks will be directed right (eastbound) onto Tangerine Road.
    • - Southbound Dove Mountain will be directed right (westbound) onto Tangerine Road.
  • From Noon to 4 p.m., the contractor will pave the right turn lanes at all quadrants of the intersection.
    • - North and southbound Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks will be reduced to one travel lane through the intersection.
    • - Turn movement in all direction will be permitted.
  • 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.

On Monday, December 18, the contractor will perform a pavement overlay operation along Thornydale Road from Camino del Norte to just south of Tangerine Road. A pilot car will lead alternate one-way traffic through the work area. Motorist in the area should plan for delays and take alternate routes when possible.

Beginning Monday, December 18 through Tuesday, December 19, the contractor will pave the northwest corner of the Tangerine Road/La Cholla intersection. Residents and traveling public can expect the following:

  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction
  • All left turns will be permitted
  • Right turns will not be permitted from southbound La Cholla Road to westbound Tangerine Road 
  • Traffic control will be in place 24 hours a day
  • Expect slight delays

December 12, 2017

Traffic Signal Activation at the Intersection of
Camino de Oeste/Tangerine Road

As part of the Tangerine Road Corridor Project, a new traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Camino de Oeste. At approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, the signal will be energized and placed on flash mode, with a RED ball indication for the Camino de Oeste approach, and AMBER ball indication for the Tangerine Road approach. After 9 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, the signal will be set to full color operation mode, and function as a fully signalized intersection.

The installation of the new traffic signal at the Camino de Oeste intersection, addresses the operation of the roadway and safety of motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists along this stretch of the Tangerine Road Corridor.

December 6, 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 Wednesday night, December 6, 2017, the contractor will switch Tangerine Road traffic to the newly paved eastbound lanes (south side of the roadway) from Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks to Thornydale Road.

On Friday, December 8, from 6 am to 5 p.m., the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along westbound Tangerine Road, through the Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks 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.
  • Work at the intersections will not begin until after 9 a.m.
  • 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.

On Saturday, December 9, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along westbound Tangerine Road from just west of Dove Mountain 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.

On Monday, December 11, from 6 am to 5 p.m., the contractor will place the final lift of pavement along westbound Tangerine Road. The contractor will begin near Camino de Oeste and pave east through 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.
  • Work at the intersection will not begin until after 9 a.m. and will end before 5 p.m.
  • 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.

On Monday night, December 11, motorist will be switched to the outside lanes of Tangerine Road from Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks to Thornydale Road. This switch will allow the contractor to safely pave the median turn bays between the two intersections.

  • Center turn lane access between Dove Mountain/Twin Peaks and Thornydale Road will be restricted.
  • This traffic switch will be in place through Wednesday, December 13
  • Turn movements at the intersections will not be impacted.

On Friday, December 15 the new traffic signal, at the intersection of Tangerine Road and Camino de Oeste, will be energized. At approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, the signal will be placed on flash mode, with a RED ball indication for all approaches. During this mode, the intersection will function as a 4-way stop. After 9 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, the signal will be set to full color operation mode, and function as a fully signalized intersection.

 

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Tangerine Road
  • Tangerine Road Project c/o 100 N Stone Avenue, Ste. #450
  • Tucson, AZ 85701
  • Phone: 520.623.3073
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