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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: May 22, 2009*
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*This schedule is subject to change due to weather, materials issues, or unanticipated utility conflicts.
UPDATED Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: On 5/22 (Friday), one north and two southbound lanes will be closed. The centermost lane in each direction will be closed on 5/23 (Saturday) and 5/26 (Tuesday) through 5/29 (Friday).
Sugar Factory Area
NEW Activity: Work will be taking place on 2700 West at the trackway located near Sugar Factory Road. Traffic Impacts: 2700 West will be closed at the trackway from 6/10 (Wednesday) until 6/17 (Wednesday). 2700 West will remain accessible at Sugar Factory Road. Please use 3200 West or 2200 West as alternate routes.
Activity: Work will be taking place on 2200 West at the trackway located near Sugar Factory Road. Traffic Impacts: 2200 West will be closed at the trackway from 5/27 (Tuesday) until 6/2 (Tuesday). 2200 West will remain accessible at Sugar Factory Road. Please use Redwood Road or 2700 West as alternate routes.
Activity: Utility work is currently ongoing. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with possible lane restrictions.
Old Bingham Area
UPDATED Activity: Work is taking place on 4800 West at the trackway near Old Bingham Highway. Traffic Impacts: Due to utility conflicts, the closures at 4800 West will be extended through May 22 (Friday). Please follow posted detour signs and use Wasatch Meadows Drive as an alternate. Please watch for intermittent flagging operations on Wasatch Meadows Drive.
Activity: Eastbound shoulder closure on Old Bingham Highway west of Bangerter Highway through June.
Gardner Village Area
NEW Activity: Crews will be working on 700 West near approximately 7400 south. Traffic Impacts: The southbound right lane of 700 West will be closed in this immediate area from 6/1 (Monday) to 6/5 (Friday).
UPDATED Activity: Crews have resumed work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: One eastbound lane is closed through mid-June. Please watch for flaggers routing trucks across the roadway at 1300 West from 5/26 (Tuesday) through 5/29 (Friday).
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 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