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Construction to cause traffic changes next week

Construction to cause traffic changes next week

CREATED Oct 19, 2012

Web Producer: Jackie Kent

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The first two phases of a road improvement project will close streets next week.

According to the Pima County Department of Transportation, Mona Lisa Road and Magee Road will be shut down for paving as Phase 1 of the Cortaro Farms Road/Magee Road: Thornydale Road to Oracle Road improvement project.

The removal of existing pavement will begin Monday, Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. and the intersection is expected to be completed and open by Friday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m.

Phase 2 will begin Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 a.m. East and westbound lanes will be shifted onto the eatbound lanes of Cortaro Farms Road, according to the Pima County Department of Transportation.

All businesses in the construction area will remain accessible.

This $2.1 billion plan was approved by Pima County voters in 2006.

More information can be found at the project website.