Downtown Links project update – August 2022

The new intersection configuration of Barraza-Aviation Parkway at Broadway. The darker surface is the new Downtown Links project to create a new connection with Interstate 10. Photo courtesy City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility.

Downtown Links project update – May 2022

The Downtown Links road construction project will create a new connection between Broadway Boulevard, Barraza-Aviation Parkway and Interstate 10, allowing motorists to bypass busy downtown Tucson streets to reach the freeway. The construction project was decades in the making and is being completed as one of 35 roadway corridors in the Regional Transportation Authority’s voter-approved … Read more

Downtown Links project update – January 2022

The Downtown Links road construction project promises to forge a new connection between Broadway Boulevard, Aviation Parkway and Interstate 10, allowing motorists to bypass busy downtown streets to reach the freeway. The construction project, which is one of 35 roadway corridors in the Regional Transportation Authority voter-approved plan, was decades in the making. The work … Read more

Downtown Links project update – August 2021

Downtown Links is one of 35 roadway corridor projects funded in the Regional Transportation Authority’s 20-year regional transportation plan approved by voters in 2006. The project is managed by the City of Tucson and involves building a new road to extend Barraza-Aviation Parkway from its current terminus, at Broadway east of downtown, to connect with … Read more

Downtown Links project update – April 2021

The 10-by-12-foot concrete box culverts installed underneath the new Downtown Links roadway surface will carry water to the Santa Cruz River and remove many downtown neighborhood properties from the floodplain. Downtown Links is one of 35 roadway corridor projects funded in the Regional Transportation Authority’s 20-year regional transportation plan approved by voters in 2006. Managed … Read more

Downtown Links work begins

The voter-approved Downtown Links project will connect Interstate 10 to Barraza-Aviation Parkway. Work on the section from Church Avenue to Broadway started recently. Downtown Links will be a 1.3-mile long, 30 mph, four-lane roadway with bike lanes, sidewalks and a separate multi-use path. Improvements include construction of a new 6th Street alignment, railroad underpass and … Read more