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  • *UPDATE*- Roadway Improvement Project - Valencia Road: Wade Road To Ajo Highway

    Jul 05, 2019 | Read More News
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    Pavement Preservation workOn Monday, July 8, starting at 6:30 a.m. through Friday, July 12, to 4:30 p.m., Pima County Department of Transportation along with their contractor, The Ashton Company, will begin paving operations on the Valencia Road project.

    The work will consist of paving eastbound Valencia Road and placing raised pavement markers (RPM). Crews will continue working on curb and sidewalk, concrete landings, channel lining, handrails and inlet headwalls throughout the project. Traffic will be then be shifted onto the new pavement and work on the westbound lanes will begin.

    Motorists can expect lane restrictions and reduced speed. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies and flagger’s will be directing traffic throughout the work zone. Please approach the area with caution and obey all traffic control devices. Minor delays may occur due to intermittent closures during this work.

    In the event of mechanical failure or inclement weather, the construction schedule is subject to change.

    The Regional Transportation Authority is a state-established political subdivision within Pima County that collects a half-cent excise tax from the RTAs special taxing district. The tax funds the RTAs 20-year regional transportation plan, which voters in the district approved in May 2006 along with the excise tax. To date, the RTA has invested over $1 billion in the region to deliver transportation projects and services that improve our region’s mobility, safety, economic vitality and quality of life. The Valencia Road project, Wade to Ajo is part of the RTA plan and is managed by Pima County. Please visit www.RTAmobility.com for more information.