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State transportation construction plans open for public comment

The Arizona Department of Transportation has opened the public comment period for its 2015-2019 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction program.

March 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County speed cameras could go dark

Pima County Transportation Department staffers are largely staying out of a decision whether to permanently turn off 11 speed cameras next week.

January 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Golf Links ramp to Aviation Parkway to close due to graffiti

The city took drastic steps before dawn this morning to stop vandals from continuing to hit a graffiti hot spot — the massive overhead signs telling drivers what ramp to use at the intersection of Barraza-Aviation Parkway, Alvernon Way and Golf Links Road.

August 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

$10K restitution ordered in $100K Tucson theft case

Two former Tucson Department of Transportation workers were sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution each for using city equipment and materials for side jobs.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am
Jail, fine for 2 ex-City of Tucson workers in theft case

Jail, fine for 2 ex-City of Tucson workers in theft case

Two former City of Tucson Department of Transportation employees who used city equipment for side jobs were sentenced Thursday to jail and fined.

June 06, 2013 12:58 pm
Guest Column: ADOT can't legally divert fuel-tax revenues from highways to transit

Guest Column: ADOT can't legally divert fuel-tax revenues from highways to transit

In its most basic form, transportation is personal to all of us. It connects communities, economies and people. It's how we get to work, school, appointments and activities. It's how we visit loved ones and travel our great state - whether it's by car, truck, bus, bike or walking.

May 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Today's road conditions in Pima County

Today’s road condition report from Pima County’s Transportation Department:

February 12, 2013 9:49 amLoading…
2 ex-city transportation employees to plead guilty in work-theft cases

2 ex-city transportation employees to plead guilty in work-theft cases

Two former city Transportation Department employees suspected of using city materials and equipment on private construction jobs will enter guilty pleas next month, attorneys announced Monday.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog:Streets and Rec Department

Former Tucson Streets Administrator Kurt Hough and four other Transportation Department employees were paved over today after being asked to hum the Ray Charles hit tune “Hit the road, jack.” A nearly year-long investigation found they misused thousands of dollars of city materials and equip…

September 06, 2012 3:45 pmLoading…

Tucson city workers improperly spent thousands on side jobs

Former Tucson Streets Administrator Kurt Hough and four other Transportation Department employees were fired or resigned today after an 11-month investigation city officials say shows they used thousands of dollars of city materials and equipment for their own outside projects.

September 06, 2012 1:28 pmLoading…

Some Pima County roads still closed

Here’s a list of closed roads as well as those where drivers need to be cautious that was released this afternoon by Pima County’s transportation department:

August 24, 2012 8:42 amLoading…

Fitz: City introduces Streetcar Systems Director Fred Rogers

     The City of Tucson’s Streetcar Systems Director, Fred Rogers, informed downtown residents and business owners that the construction of the rail system would not take very long and that,” Trolley and everybody in the transportation department wants you to know it's going to result in a b…

April 11, 2012 10:52 amLoading…
Huckelberry's 18 ideas for fixing Pima County potholes

Huckelberry's 18 ideas for fixing Pima County potholes

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says money could be shifted from other departments to help pay for street repairs.

March 28, 2012 11:30 amLoading…

Construction to affect downtown Tucson traffic

The city’s Transportation Department issued a traffic alert Friday for work that could affect traffic around downtown Tucson.

February 03, 2012 12:05 pm

Pima County road conditions today

Pima County's transportation department issued the following information Thursday morning regarding road conditions in the area.

December 15, 2011 10:02 am

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