Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: April 17, 2009*
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*This schedule is subject to change due to weather, materials issues, or unanticipated utility conflicts.
The Bangerter Bridge work that was scheduled to take place over the weekend of April 17th has been rescheduled for the weekend of April 24th. Please read below for detailed updated information.
UPDATED Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: All southbound lanes of Bangerter Highway will be closed between 7800 South and 9000 South, and the two leftmost northbound lanes will be closed beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24th through 5:00 a.m. Saturday, April 25th. Please use 7800 South as a detour.
Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: All northbound lanes of Bangerter Highway will be closed between 7800 South and 9000 South beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25th through 5:00 a.m. Sunday, April 26th. Please use 7800 South as a detour.
Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: The centermost lane in each direction will be closed on Friday, April 24th, and April 27th-May 1st.
Sugar Factory Area
Activity: Storm drain installation. Traffic Impacts: 3200 West will be restricted to one lane with flagging operations from April 20th to 22nd.
Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: Because cranes will be working in the area, Old Bingham Highway at the Bangerter Highway overpass will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24th through Sunday, April 26th.
Activity: Utility work is currently ongoing. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with possible lane restrictions.
Old Bingham Area
UPDATED Activity: New rail installation. Traffic Impacts: 9000 South will be closed completely between 4000 West and 4800 West from 8 p.m. on April 25 (Saturday) to 8 a.m. April 26 (Sunday).
Activity: Eastbound shoulder closure on Old Bingham Highway west of Bangerter Highway through April.
Gardner Village Area
NEW Activity: Crews have resumed work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: Traffic has been restricted to one lane in each direction near Gardner Village until April 26th.
NEW Activity: Bridge column work. Traffic Impacts: The inside lane in each direction will be closed from April 27th through May 1st.
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. UPDATE: The trail is currently open on its regular route. The detour may be activated again in the coming weeks to accommodate construction activities; please follow all posted signs and read this update for up-to-date information.
Activity: Crews will be working to complete Cottonwood Street improvements. Traffic Impacts: 300 West will be closed between the I-215 overpass and Winchester Street between April 13th and May 1st. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Please use State Street as a driving alternate.
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 construction-related questions, please call the construction hotline at (888) 550-2211.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the project, please let me know.
Community Involvement Specialist
Utah Transit Authority