PIMA COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Several school buses in Marana Unified School District could be delayed the morning of Monday, Aug. 14.
A notification from the district Sunday night, Aug. 13, said parents were contacted about the approximately 20-minute delay in service.
Buses for the following schools may be affected:
- Picture Rocks Elementary
- Roadrunner Elementary
- Marana Middle School
- Marana High School
- MCAT High School
The news release said the potential delays are because of road closures caused by strong monsoon storms early Sunday morning. The following roads were affected:
- Sandario Road between Avra Valley and Twin Peaks
- Clayton between Avra Valley and Twin Peaks
Student safety is a top priority, according to the MUSD notification. The district's transportation team will work with Marana Police Department and Pima County to monitor road conditions.