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  • Magee Road project near final stages

    Aug 25, 2015 | Read More News
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    The Pima County Department of Transportation, the Regional Transportation Authority, and their contractor, Markham Contracting Company, continue to work on Phase 3 (La Cañada Drive to Oracle Road) of the Cortaro Farms/Magee Road: Thornydale Road to Oracle Road Improvement Project. Several activities will be taking place as construction is reaching its final stage.

    Landscaping activities continues throughout the project limits within the medians and along both the north and southside of Magee Road.

    Crews will be paving the multi-use path starting Tuesday, August 25th. This work should be completed by August 27, 2015.

    Curb repairs and replacements and will take place along the entire project area.

    Oracle Road and Magee Road Night Work

    Starting Sunday, August 30, thru Thursday, September 3, 2015, Markham will be performing night work at the intersection of Oracle Road and Magee Road between 8:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. This work includes: curb cuts, milling the intersection, installing traffic loops, paving and temporary striping. Both north and southbound traffic lanes will be reduced to one lane in each direction. It may be necessary for these lane restrictions to remain in place during the day. One lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

    Traffic on Magee Road and Oracle Road will be shifted accordingly to accommodate construction activities.

    Staff encourages residents to use alternate routes when accessing the area. The Pima County Department of Transportation extends a sincere thank you for patience and understanding during these closures.

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

    For more information, contact Annabelle Valenzuela, Program Manager, at (520) 724-6410 or visit the project website at

    The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is the fiscal manager of the $2.1 billion plan approved by Pima County voters on May 16, 2006. The RTA Board is comprised of representatives from local jurisdictions in Pima County, including the cities of Tucson and South Tucson, Pima County, the towns of Marana, Oro Valley, and Sahuarita, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Tohono O’odham Nation. A representative of the Arizona State Transportation Board also serves on the board. For more information about the RTA plan, visit or call (520) 792-1093.