Saturday, May 30, 2009

Mid Jordan TRAX line construction update

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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: May 29, 2009*

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*This schedule is subject to change due to weather, materials issues, or unanticipated utility conflicts.

Construction on the Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX project is well underway. The project team would like to hear from you regarding your experience with the project to date. Your feedback will assist us in serving you better. Please take this opportunity to answer this short survey. It should take less than 5 minutes.

Click here to take the survey.

Bangerter Bridge

UPDATED 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 through 6/9 (Tuesday).

Sugar Factory Area

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.

UPDATED 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 until 6/3 (Wednesday). 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

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

Gardner Village Area

NEW Activity: Crews have resumed work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: The centermost eastbound and westbound lanes will be closed beginning 5/31 (Sunday) through June.

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).

Activity: Access to Gardner Village from the Jordan River Parkway Trail is closed until August 2009.

UPDATED 5/29/09 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 trail will be detoured on 6/9 and 6/10 from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm to accommodate bridge work. The trail will be open on its regular route outside of those hours.

Cottonwood Area

NEW Activity: Bridge work. Traffic Impacts: Winchester Street is subject to one lane with flagging operations until 6/5 (Friday), and closures on 6/8-6/9.

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.

Sarah Loughlin

Community Involvement Specialist

Utah Transit Authority

801-236-4783

sloughlin@rideuta.com

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