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Mid-Jordan Light Rail TRAX Construction Update: June 5, 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.
UPDATED Activity: Crews will be performing work on the Bangerter Highway overpass at approximately 8700 South. Traffic Impacts: The median and centermost lane in each direction will be closed through 6/12 (Friday).
Sugar Factory Area
NEW Activity: Flagging operations will be taking place on 2700 West and 3200 West on 6/10 (Wednesday) and 6/11 (Thursday) to accommodate truck movements. Please note that turns are not prohibited; please follow flagging directions.
NEW Activity: Flagging operations will be taking place on 2200 West on 6/8 (Monday) and 6/9 (Tuesday) to accommodate truck movements.
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: Utility work is currently ongoing. Traffic Impacts: Shoulder work with possible lane restrictions.
Sugar Factory Area / Old Bingham Area
NEW Activity: Please be aware that rail delivery will take place 6/8 (Monday) through 6/10 (Wednesday). This activity will have moderate impacts at railroad crossings. Rail crossings will be closed for approximately 15 to 20 minutes during delivery and more than one intersection could be blocked at one time. Please plan accordingly.
Old Bingham Area
NEW Activity: To accommodate truck movements, there will be flagging operations along Old Bingham Highway at 4800 West and Wasatch Meadows Drive on 6/8 (Monday) and 6/9 (Tuesday). Please note that turns are not prohibited; please follow flagging directions.
Activity: Eastbound shoulder closure on Old Bingham Highway west of Bangerter Highway through June.
Gardner Village Area
UPDATED Activity: Crews have resumed work on the bridge at 7800 South near Gardner Village. Traffic Impacts: The eastbound right lane will be closed 6/6 (Saturday) through 6/8 (Monday). The centermost eastbound and westbound lanes will be closed from 6/9 (Tuesday) 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 until 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.
UPDATED Activity: Bridge work. Traffic Impacts: Winchester Street is subject to one lane with flagging operations on 6/5 (Friday), and will be closed approximately 1000’ west of Cottonwood Street on 6/17 (Wednesday) and (6/18) Thursday to accommodate bridge work. Please plan accordingly and use detour routes as posted.
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