Friday, July 03, 2009

Airport TRAX line construction update

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Construction progress continues on the Airport TRAX Line. To keep business and traffic impacts to a minimum, this six-mile project has been separated into seven construction “reaches,” or segments. The map below shows each construction reach in a different color, starting with Reach 1 in dark red by the airport and ending with Reach 7 in light green on the east end of the project.

A description of what is happening in each area is listed below. If you need further construction information, please call our toll-free 24-hour hotline at (888) 800-8854.


To accommodate holiday travel, TRAX construction is not taking place along North Temple during the July 4th weekend.





Reach 1

Reach Description: Reach 1 is the area that extends from Terminal One at the Salt Lake City International Airport on the side of the Airport Access Road to the surplus canal bridge just north of the Wingpointe Golf Course.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Summer 2009.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.



Reach 2

Reach Description: Reach 2 extends from the surplus canal bridge just north of the Wingpointe Golf Course along Airport Access Road fence line to 2400 West.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Summer 2009.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.



Reach 3

Reach Description: Reach 3 extends from 2400 West along North Temple to I-215. This is the reach where TRAX will move from the side of the road to the center of North Temple.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Fall 2009.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.



Reach 4

Reach Description: Reach 4 extends from I-215 to just east of Redwood Road on North Temple. TRAX will be center running and will include a station located at approximately 1950 W. Access to the many businesses and governmental organizations will be maintained.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Beginning Monday, July 6th, night construction will take place at the Redwood Road and North Temple intersection. During daytime hours, all traffic movements will be maintained; however, from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m., two left-hand turn movements will be restricted and motorists will be required to use the detours listed below.


We encourage businesses to call our 24-hour hotline number at 1-888-800-8854 if there are questions or concerns.



Heavier construction is anticipated Spring 2010.



Traffic Impacts: Please see the above listed night detours beginning on July 6th.



Reach 5

Reach Description: Reach 5 extends from just east of Redwood Road to the Jordan River. TRAX will be center running and includes a station at 1500 W. North Temple. Access to the many businesses and office complexes will be maintained.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Spring 2010.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.





Reach 6

Reach Description: Reach 6 extends from the Jordan River to I-15 along North Temple. TRAX will be center running and will include two stations located at approximately 1100 W. and 800 W. Access to the many businesses and the State Fairpark will be maintained.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Spring 2010.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.



Reach 7

Reach Description: Reach 7 is the area where the Airport Line will connect with the current north/south TRAX Line at the Arena Station. This reach extends from I-15 to 400 W. along North Temple and turns south on 400 W. to South Temple. Access to offices and the Gateway will be maintained throughout the construction project.



Current Construction: Currently, construction is not taking place.



Upcoming Construction: Heavier construction is anticipated Winter 2010.



Traffic Impacts: Currently, there are no traffic impacts.




General Information



Access during Construction

UTA is committed to maintaining 24-hour access to all of the businesses and residences along the construction corridor. We will coordinate with businesses in cases where access may be temporarily limited.



Construction Hours

Construction is permitted to take place between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Additionally, specific activities may require different working hours depending upon the conditions and will be coordinated with city officials.



Construction Tours

If you are interested in learning more about the construction project, please call our toll-free 24-hour hotline at (888) 800-8854.



For More Information

Timely and helpful information is available to assist business and residential communities as well as commuters and stakeholders.



If you have questions or comments regarding the project, please contact our toll-free 24-hour hotline at (888) 800-8854 or e-mail tcamp@rideuta.com. You can also visit UTA’s Web site at www.rideuta.com.



Please note that construction information provided is subject to change.

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