Headlines: Big I-10 expansion in Tucson; Tucson Know Where to Throw campaign

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A big road construction project gets underway Monday, that could impact daily commutes for quite a while.

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin construction west of I-10 at Prince Road at 6:00 A.M.

The project will widen the interstate between Ruthrauff and Prince Roads.

"You'll have four lanes in each direction, plus you'll have axillary lanes between the on ramps and off ramps on I-10, so there's going to be a lot more capacity, there's going to be a lot more room," said ADOT Tucson district engineer Todd Emery.

The project will cost about $76 million. It should be completed by late 2013.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Also in Tucson Monday, environmental services kicks off it's "Know Where to Throw" program.

Through October 28 residents can drop off at City Hall and city council offices stuff that doesn't belong in the blue barrel; things like crayons, sunglasses, eyeglasses, and tennis shoes.

The items will then be donated to various programs that will find a use for them.