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Jun 26, 2012 11:30 AM

Cone Zone 6/25: UA, I-10 near Benson

Tucson Modern Streetcar Construction Update

U of A and Health Sciences Center
• On Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Second Street will be closed while the contractor completes utility work in the roadway. The intersection will be open during the day.

Eastbound Interstate 10 exit at State Route 90 near Benson to be paved Tuesday

Motorists can expect brief delays during 12-hour period beginning early Tuesday morning

Motorists traveling east on Interstate 10 near Benson will encounter travel restrictions approaching the interchange with State Route 90 beginning early Tuesday morning (June 26) while the Arizona Department of Transportation paves the off ramp and highway shoulder at Exit 302 and relocates construction barrier.

From 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, the right lane of eastbound I-10 will be closed starting two miles west of the SR 90 interchange and continuing for approximately one mile east of Exit 302. ADOT crews will extend the pavement onto the shoulder of the interstate where a temporary exit has been located and repave the permanent exit, which is in the original location.

The work is part of the on-going $27.6 million project to replace the overpass bridge on I-10 at SR 90, reconstruct a curving segment of the interstate west of the interchange, and make improvements to SR 90 south of I-10.

The project is scheduled for completion in late 2013.

ADOT begins repaving project on westbound Interstate 10 at Texas Canyon Wednesday
Motorists will experience lane closures Wednesday as work begins

Motorists on Interstate 10 near Texas Canyon can expect lane closures on Wednesday (June 27) as the Arizona Department of Transportation begins a project to repave 14 miles of westbound I-10 in Cochise County.

The $4.2 million pavement improvement project will include resurfacing the roadway between the Johnson Road traffic interchange (Exit 322) and the east side of Benson. including the westbound Texas Canyon rest area, as well as guardrail and bridge barrier repairs. The project is designed to improve driving conditions through the rolling terrain of Texas Canyon, located midway between Benson and Willcox.

On Wednesday crews will narrow the highway to one lane in each direction near Adams Peak Road to install construction barriers for the project. The lane closures are scheduled to be in effect from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Digital message boards will be placed on both east and west of the closure area on I-10 to notify approaching traffic. The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph through the approximately half-mile work zone.

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