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  • Sunset Road project will start soon

    Feb 25, 2016 | Read More News
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    sunset rdThe Pima County Department of Transportation, the Regional Transportation Authority, and their contractor, Borderland Construction, will begin the new roadway and new bridge construction project on Sunset Road between Silverbell Road and I-10. 

    Project Activity 
    Starting Monday, February 29, 2016, the contractor will be mobilizing equipment, clearing and grubbing vegetation, potholing and placing caution fencing in preparation for upcoming activities. Beginning March 2016, the contractor will begin the construction of the new bridge over the Santa Cruz River. 

    Project Scope 
    The project improvements will include a three-lane roadway and the construction of a new bridge across the Santa Cruz River along with an at-grade intersection with the existing I-10 eastbound frontage road. The project also includes intersection improvements and turn-lanes at Silverbell Road at Sunset Road and Sunset Road at I-10. The project is expected to be completed by summer of 2017. 

    Please approach the area with caution and obey all traffic control devices. 

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