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Find out which major Tucson roadways could see speed limits reduced

Tucson city council will discuss changing speed limits on Tuesday, May 21
Wilmot and Broadway
Posted at 6:24 AM, May 21, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Several busy roadways across town could soon have speed limits reduced.

Tucson's city council is set to discuss these potential changes during a meeting on Tuesday, May 21. Here's a look at the proposed changes around town:

  • 22nd Street from I-10 to Park Avenue: 35 to 30 mph
  • Broadway Boulevard from Country Club Road to Wilmot Road: 40 to 35 mph
  • Alvernon Way from Broadway Boulevard to South City Limits: 40 to 35 mph
  • Alvernon Way from Concord Stravenue to Valencia Road: 45 to 40 mph
  • Grant Road/Ironwood Hill Drive from Greasewood Road to 15th Avenue: 40 to 35 mph
  • Ironwood Hill Drive from West City Limits to Greasewood Road: 40 to 35 mph
  • Old Spanish Trail from Broadway Boulevard to 22nd Street: 35 to 30 mph
  • W. 36th Street from Mission Road to West End: 35 to 30 mph
Map of proposed speed limit changes

The following roadways were mentioned in the proposal, but either did not have a recommended speed limit reduction, or will not be changed at this time:

  • MAC Way from Houghton to City Limits
  • Drexel Road from West City Limits to the Santa Cruz River
  • Drexel Road from Calle Santa Cruz to Santa Clara Avenue
  • Starr Pass Boulevard from Shannon Road to Mission Road
  • Old Spanish Trail from 22nd Street to Houghton
  • Limberlost Drive from Oracle Road to 1st Avenue

Additionally, the proposal mentioned potential speed reductions to multiple bike boulevards across town, but those will not be evaluated during this current cycle.