TUCSON – There is a lot of construction on Houghton Road and it is driving viewers crazy.
News 4 Tucson viewer Brenda wrote in and said, “What’s going on near Mary Ann Cleveland Way?”
A huge widening project is in the works and crews are tackling phases, one at a time.
The Houghton Roadway Widening Project is part of the voter-approved Regional Transportation Authority Plan.
Right now, crews are working on improvements from the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge, to Interstate 10.
These improvements include widening the roadway, landscaping and improved bike lanes.
Work there is scheduled to be complete November 2019.
Near Mary Ann Cleveland and Houghton, construction is also taking place. New gas lines and fiber optic being installed from Valencia Road to Mary Ann Cleveland.
This work is being done ahead of the roadway improvement project, this phase will begin next year.
What’s Driving You Crazy? Got a traffic question or concern? Let News 4 Tucson’s Reporter Allie Potter know at firstname.lastname@example.org