The following downtown travel restrictions will be in place this weekend to accommodate the annual Spring Club Crawl music festival.
From 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2011, until 8 a.m., Sunday, April
17, 2011, the following travel restrictions will be in place.
· Fifth Avenue will be closed to travel from Broadway to Toole Avenue.
· Congress Street will be closed from Fourth Avenue to Sixth Avenue,
and westbound Congress Street traffic will be detoured onto Broadway at
Fourth Avenue, making Broadway two-way traffic from Sixth Avenue to
Fourth Avenue. At Sixth Avenue, westbound traffic will be directed north
on Sixth Avenue and then to Alameda Street.
· Eastbound Broadway will be reduced to one lane from Scott Avenue to
Sixth Avenue. Left turns will be prohibited along Broadway at Sixth
Avenue, Fifth Avenue and Fourth Avenue. Parking will be restricted along
Broadway from Sixth Avenue to Fourth Avenue to accommodate the detour.
· North Toole Ave will be closed from Congress Street to Pennington
Street. However, Tucson Police officers will allow business access for
eastbound Toole Avenue from Sixth Avenue. South Toole will remain
accessible from Congress.
· The Fourth Avenue Underpass will be closed to vehicular traffic.
Pedestrian access will be maintained during the closure.
Electronic message boards will be in place to advise motorists of
downtown travel restrictions.
Motorists driving in this area can expect traffic delays during this
event. Business access will be maintained to the extent possible but
please be aware that some businesses can only be accessed by foot during
this closure. The traveling public should use caution when driving,
bicycling or walking in this area. Please watch for event participants,
obey all traffic control signs, and watch for detour signs and personnel
providing traffic control.
The Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) keeps Tucson moving
smoothly and safely. The Department’s nearly 250 employees oversee the
maintenance and reconstruction of nearly 1,900 lane miles of streets and
are responsible for hundreds of drainage structures, public art pieces,
street lights and signs, and traffic signs and signals in Tucson. TDOT
also operates the City’s transit services, Sun Tran and Sun Van.