Friday, March 20, 2009

Mid Jordan TRAX line construction update

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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: March 18, 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.

*** 9000 South Grade Crossing Work ***

Crews will be starting work on the 9000 South grade crossing beginning on March 25th. This work will require a partial closure of 9000th south at the railway tracks (approximately 4100 West to 4300 West), with some periods of full closure necessary for rail placement. More details will be e-mailed in a separate e-mail as they become available; please watch your mailbox for more information and contact the project team if you have questions or concerns.

Bangerter Bridge

NEW Activity: Crews will be working on the bridge structure on Bangerter Highway at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: The centermost north and south lane will be closed on Friday, March 20th.

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

NEW Activity: Survey crews will be working in the area. Impacts: Spot impacts in the area of Redwood Road and approximately 8100 South to accommodate survey crews on Thursday, March 19th. Please expect minor impacts.

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

UPDATED Activity: Crews will be working above and around the trackway (approximately 7400 South) and 700 West. Traffic Impacts: One southbound lane will be closed on March 18th and 19th. The shoulder of 700 West is also subject to closure. Please plan accordingly.

UPDATED Activity: Crews will be resuming work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: Westbound traffic has been shifted to the south side of 7800 South until March 21st.

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 working on the bridge abutments on the bridge at Winchester Street. Traffic Impacts: Traffic is subject to intermittent periods one lane configurations with flagging operations on the following days: March 18th, 25th-26th and 30th-31st. 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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