Thursday, March 26, 2009

Mid Jordan TRAX line construction update

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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: March 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 April.

Sugar Factory Area

NEW Activity: Crews will be performing utility investigation work along Redwood Road. Traffic Impacts: Two right-hand northbound lanes will be closed beginning April 6th through 10th. The following week, the two right-hand southbound lanes will be closed from April 13th through 17th.

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

Old Bingham Area

NEW Activity: Crews will be working on the rail crossing on 9000 South between 4000 West and approximately 4400 West. Traffic Impacts: Traffic is restricted to one lane in each direction on the north side of 9000 South until April 1st. Crews will then move work to the opposite side of the road, and traffic will be shifted to one lane in each direction on the south side of the road beginning April 2nd; 9000 South is anticipated to fully re-open on Wednesday, April 8th. To accommodate construction, access to and from Old Bingham Highway at 9000 South will be closed beginning on March 25th. Old Bingham Highway will remain accessible from 4800 West.

Activity: Eastbound shoulder closure on Old Bingham Highway west of Bangerter Highway through April.

Gardner Village Area

UPDATED Activity: Crews will be resuming work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: Eastbound traffic has been shifted to the north side of 7800 South until April 19th.

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 26th, 30th and 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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