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Tempe, AZ - The westbound lanes of U.S. 60 between Loop 101 and McClintock Drive may open early next week. Workers continue their efforts on the westbound lanes of U.S. 60 after the May 7 water main break near the freeway. Tonight, crews will continue to pour concrete for the westbound lanes.
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Tempe, Arizona - The “Truth in Taxation” notification appearing below is required by state law and addresses only the primary property tax levy and rate, which is used for general city services. The City also has a secondary property tax, which is used to fund capital improvements. Only the amount necessary to make annual payments on voter-authorized bonds will be collected. Together, the primary and secondary levies form the City’s overall property taxes. The overall City property tax rate will slightly increase in fiscal year 2022/23 from $2.3668 to $2.3779 per $100 of assessed value. The overall levy on existing properties will increase by 3.3%. The property tax paid to the City is approximately 21% of your total property tax bill, with the majority of your property taxes going to school districts and the county.
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The City of Tempe Public Art celebrates new public art installations at the Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd. with a public reception for the artists, Tuesday, May 24, 6 - 7 p.m. The new artworks are installed at various locations within the library: a book bridge mural in...
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Work to safely reopen the westbound lanes of U.S. 60 continues

Tempe, AZ - Work to safely reopen the westbound lanes of U.S. 60 continues after the May 7 water main break near the freeway. Workers are on the site around the clock. Late tonight, crews are expected to begin pouring concrete for the westbound lanes. There is no anticipated timeline to reopen the lanes as yet. The westbound freeway will open as soon as is safely possible.
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May 17: U.S. 60 westbound lanes to get concrete overnight

Tempe, AZ – Reconstruction of the westbound U.S. 60 freeway lanes at McClintock Drive is going well, with about 34,000 square feet of the old roadway now removed and a 14-inch thick application of concrete beginning to be poured overnight tonight. Concrete pours will continue Wednesday across all westbound lanes.
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City of Tempe Memorial Day schedule

Police and Fire services will be unaffected by the holiday. Tempe 311, the city’s Customer Relations Center, will be closed. To fill out a service request form, visit tempe.gov/311. TEMPE CUSTOMER SERVICES. Tempe Customer Services will be closed. For more information and to pay your bill online, visit tempe.gov/CustomerService.
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May 15: Eastbound U.S. 60 lanes have reopened

Tempe, AZ – Eastbound U.S. 60 freeway lanes through Tempe have reopened this afternoon following a water main break in the area last Saturday. The eastbound U.S. 60 off-ramp at McClintock Drive will remain temporarily closed at this time due to equipment staged in the area. Left turns from...
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Daily progress on U.S. 60 reconstruction

U.S. 60 is slated to reopen early next week in the eastbound direction and work is progressing on reconstructing the westbound lanes. Concrete has been poured and asphalt will be applied Saturday, followed by lane striping, on the damaged eastbound HOV lane at McClintock Drive. ADOT anticipates the reopening of the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 early next week.
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Progress continues for U.S. 60 reconstruction

Tempe, AZ – More progress is being made toward reconstruction on the U.S. 60 for the damaged eastbound HOV lane at McClintock Drive, with concrete poured early today and more planned late tonight. ADOT anticipates the possibility of opening the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 early next week. Reconstruction...
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U.S. 60 reconstruction plans being prepped

Tempe, AZ – Reconstruction efforts are progressing on the U.S. 60 for the damaged eastbound HOV lane at McClintock. Concrete could be poured there beginning tomorrow. ADOT and the city are working closely together on this work. Official reopening timing for the eastbound lanes will be released as soon as it is possible to project.
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U.S. 60 drying out, getting prepped for repair

Tempe, AZ – The section of the U.S. 60 at McClintock Drive affected by Saturday morning’s water transmission line break is drying out, which is a vital step in making progress to repair the freeway. Contractors hired by the City of Tempe are assessing the stability of the...
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Crews making progress on resolving U.S. 60 water main break

Tempe, AZ – Crews have identified the location of the break in the 24-inch City of Tempe water transmission line that runs under the U.S. 60. The break happened over the weekend, leading to temporary freeway flooding and creating the need for ongoing closure of the freeway between I-10 and the Loop 101.
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Repair work begins for Tempe water main break on U.S. 60

Tempe, AZ – Crews are beginning the process of repairing a 24-inch City of Tempe water transmission line that broke overnight in the middle of the U.S. 60, leading to flooding and the temporary full closure of the freeway between Loop 101 and Rural Road. The closure of U.S. 60 will be extended to between I-10 and Loop 101 starting late Saturday night.
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Enhancing Smith Road: Better access planned for pedestrians and bicyclists

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 5, 2022) – Tempe is developing recommendations for street improvements along Smith Road, between Apache Boulevard and University Drive, that would improve access for pedestrians and bicyclists. Recommendations will include improvements to enhance visibility and bicycle and pedestrian safety in the project area. The safety improvements...
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Free transit rides for Tempe youth

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 4, 2022) – Need a lift? Tempe and Guadalupe kids, ages 6-18, can sign up for a free Youth Transit Pass and ride the light rail, Streetcar and all Valley Metro buses for free. Starting Monday, May 9, Tempe will issue passes for the new year....
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Enjoy Musical Performances in the Open Air April 29

Spend a mild spring night in the open air enjoying performances by Tempe Union High School bands accompanied by professional musicians at Music Under the Stars, Friday, April 29, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Tempe Diablo Stadium, 2200 W Alameda Dr, Tempe. The free event funded by the City of...
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