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  • La Cañada - River Road to Ina Road

    Project Cost: $18,750,000
    Project Status: Complete
    Completion Date: Spring 2015
    Engineer/Contractor: Select Development and Construction, Inc.

    The work consists of constructing a four lane arterial roadway with a raised median along the La Canada Drive alignment from the north side of River Road to the south side of Ina Road.  The total length of La Canada Drive to be built under this project is approximately 2.7 miles, and includes reconstruction of the intersection with Orange Grove Road.  The work includes earthwork; replacement, extension and/or installation of concrete box culverts, pipe culverts, and associated inlets, outlets and channel work (excavation, armoring); constructing a closed roadway pavement drainage system; furnishing and placing aggregate base and asphaltic concrete; constructing concrete curb, sidewalk, and public-use trail; noise and retaining walls; pavement markings; traffic signals; installing landscaping and irrigation; installation of artwork; and related incidental work.  Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wages requirements apply.

    Current project activities consist:
    • Paving Orange Grove and La Canada Intersection
    • Landscaping Irrigation
    • Drainage work (Box Culverts, Pipes, and Riprap
    • Concrete structures
    • PCCP for turnouts
    • Subgrade preparation
    • Access Ramps, Concrete curb, sidewalk and Driveways
    • Sound and retaining walls Earthwork and Grading ABC and Paving
    • WAPA Barriers
    • Modifications to Tucson Water Systems

    On Monday, March 10, 2014, through March 24, 2014, the Pima County Department of Transportation, Regional Transportation Authority and their contractor, Select Development & Construction, Inc., will be paving on La Cañada Drive between River Road and Roller Coaster Road. read more...

    Community Relations

    Carol Brichta
    Program Coordinator
    Department of Transportation  
    (520) 724-6410

    For information on this project contact: Transportation Community Relations


    Annabelle Valenzuela
    Program Manager
    Department of Transportation
    (520) 724-6410

    Transportation Engineering

    Rick Ellis
    Acting as Project Manager
    Department of Transportation
    (520) 724-6410


    • Dan Bartch - co-chair
    • Maria M. Duarte
    • Lori Franz
    • Gail Gault
    • Constance Hammond
    • John Kaur - co-chair
    • Linda Kelly
    • Jim McElhiney



    • Joseph and Denise O’Hagin
    • Ryan Olson
    • Sam E. Ray
    • Noel Robinson
    • Ruben and Mary Sbayan
    • Steve and Leonor Sedor
    • Kirk Strang
    • Roland Wadsworth



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    Tucson, AZ 85701

    Phone: (520) 724-6410
    Fax: (520) 724-6439

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