Caution urged on The Loop and in river parks
Web Producer: Laura Kittell
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Pima county is encouraging bicyclists and pedestrians to use caution and avoid sand, debris and downed tree limbs on The Loop and in area river parks, especially Rillito River Park.
Sherrie Barfied, Assistant Operations/Maintenance Manager for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department tells KGUN 9 that severe storms have caused damage on The Loop, especially Rillito River Park and the Rillito River Park underpass at the railroad crossing near Interstate 10 is closed.
County staff are working to clean up the river parks but these conditions may recur if additional heavy rains come thru the area in the coming days and weeks.
The Loop is 55 miles of car-free paths being developed around metropolitan Tucson with links to Marana and Oro Valley, for Pima County residents and visitors on foot, bikes, skates and horses. A map of The Loop is available via the link accompanying this report.