Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Mid Jordan TRAX line construction update

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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: March 11, 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

UPDATED 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 April.

Sugar Factory Area

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

Old Bingham Area

No traffic impacts are expected.

Gardner Village Area

NEW Activity: Crews will be resuming work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: Westbound traffic will be shifted to the south side of 7800 South on March 9th until March 13th. Eastbound traffic will be shifted to the north March 13th and 14th.

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

NEW Activity: Crews will be working near the bridge structure on Winchester Street. Traffic Impacts: Traffic may be subject to intermittent periods one lane configurations with flagging operations from March 9th through March 13th. Please plan accordingly.

NEW Activity: Crews will be working above and around the trackway (approximately 7400 South) and 700 West. Traffic Impacts: Traffic will be restricted to one lane with flagging operations on March 16th and March 17th. Please plan accordingly.

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.

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

Sarah Loughlin

Community Involvement Specialist

Utah Transit Authority


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