Monday, January 26, 2009

Mid Jordan TRAX line construction update

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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: January 26, 2009*

Please forward this information on to others that would be interested.

*This schedule is subject to change due to weather, materials issues, or unanticipated utility conflicts.

Bangerter Bridge

Activity: Crews have removed the median barrier in the area of approximately 8700 South and Bangerter Highway (just south of the Old Bingham Highway overpass). The median has been replaced with water barrels and will remain closed through mid-February.

NEW Activity: Crews will be performing work on the bridge structure at approximately 8700 South and Bangerter Highway. Traffic Impacts: The centermost lane in each direction will be closed on Bangerter Highway from January 26th through February 6th.

Sugar Factory Area

Activity: Utility work is currently ongoing. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with possible lane restrictions.

NEW Activity: Crews are installing casings near 2700 West and Sugar Factory Road. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder closures with possible lane restrictions through January 28th.

NEW Activity: Pile driving is taking place at the Utah Salt Lake Canal from January 23rd through January 30th during daytime hours.

Old Bingham Area

UPDATED Activity: Crews continue to work on Old Bingham Highway near the Bangerter Bridge overpass. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with traffic shifted to the north side of the roadway from January 26th through February 6th.

Gardner Village Area

Activity: Access to Gardner Village from the Jordan River Parkway Trail is closed until August 2009.

Activity: Construction on the Jordan River TRAX bridge. Traffic Impacts: A temporary detour began the week of October 13th, 2008 on the Jordan River Parkway Trail near approximately 7500 South. The trail will be intermittently detoured through August 2009. Please be aware that the detour does cross a live railway track, and as such, the detour will be closed daily from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. when freight is actively running on the track. Please plan accordingly.

Cottonwood Area

Activity: Crews are continuing access and utility work near 300 West and the intersection of Winchester Street and Cottonwood Street. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with lane restrictions.

NEW Activity: Crews will be installing pile caps at the bridge structure on Winchester Street and approximately 400 West. Traffic Impacts: There will one lane with flagging operations from January 26th through 30th, and a full closure from February 3rd through February 4th on Winchester Street at approximately 400 West.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the project, please let me know.

Sarah Loughlin

Community Involvement Specialist

Utah Transit Authority

801-236-4783

sloughlin@rideuta.com

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