Construction Update - Nov. 25, 2019

Upcoming Activities 

Thanksgiving schedule 

 

In observance of Thanksgiving and to accommodate holiday traffic, there will be no lane closures throughout the project area beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, through 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.


Exceptions: The Harrison Street closure will remain in place during this time. Oak Street will also remain closed until paving is complete (see below for more details).

Oak Street in Midvale: Paving and night work

 

Paving is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27, on Oak Street between Chapel Street and Garden View Drive. This section of road is expected to open to traffic and pedestrians before Thanksgiving. Paving activities are weather-dependent and may be delayed due to cold temperatures. Traffic and pedestrian detours will remain in place until paving is complete.
 
As soon as Monday, Dec. 2, night work will start again west of Oak Street between Wasatch Street and Center Street. Crews will remove material from the 9000 South interchange to transport and place it adjacent to Oak Street for the new collector-distributor system. Residents in this area can expect increased noise, vibration and construction lighting.

Wasatch Street (8000 South) in Midvale: Sidewalk closure changes next week

 

On Monday, Nov. 25, the south sidewalk will close between Allen Street and Adams Street for bridge work. Pedestrians will be detoured to the north sidewalk. Students will use the designated safe walking route.

255 West in Sandy: Lane shifts and center turn lane closure 

 

As soon as Monday, Dec. 2, utility work will begin on 255 West. Drivers can expect the following traffic changes between Monroe Street and 9000 South during daytime hours:

  • One lane open in each direction

  • Center turn lane closed

  • Lanes shifted

This section of 255 West will permanently close beginning Jan. 2, 2020.

Monroe Street in Sandy: Long-term sidewalk closure

 

As soon as Monday, Dec. 2, a section of the sidewalk on the east side of Monroe Street will be closed near 255 West. This closure will remain in place through spring 2019. Pedestrians will be detoured to State Street via 9000 South and 9400 South. See detour map

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Minuteman Drive in Draper: Lane shifts and center turn lane closure begin this week

On Tuesday, Nov. 26, utility work will begin on Minuteman Drive. This is the beginning phase of construction to add a new general purpose lane on northbound I-15. Business access will be maintained during construction. Drivers can expect the following traffic changes between 13200 South and 12650 South during daytime hours:

  • One lane open in each direction

  • Center turn-lane closed

  • Lanes shifted

Ongoing Activities

 

The following construction activities are taking place in Midvale, Sandy and Draper cities. 
 

7200 South to Copperview Park in Midvale

  • Northbound I-15: Nighttime lane closures are ongoing from 10600 South to 7200 South.

  • Oak Street: This road is closed between Chapel Street and Garden View Drive for roadway and utility work. It is expected to open to traffic and pedestrians before Thanksgiving, after paving is complete. Paving activities are weather dependent and may be delayed due to cold temperatures. Residential access will be maintained. Traffic and pedestrian detours are in place during the closure.

  • Wasatch Street (8000 South): Bridge and storm drain work continues in this area. One-way flagging is in place between I-15 and Chapel Street daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Adams Street: Right-of-way clearance and foundation removals on the west side of Adams Street are nearing completion. One-way flagging will be used on occasion while crews complete utility work.

8600 South in Sandy to 12300 South in Draper ​​

  • Northbound I-15: Nighttime lane closures are ongoing from 10600 South to 7200 South.

  • Harrison Street: The south curve of Harrison Street is closed to traffic and pedestrians, and it will remain closed through spring 2020. Crews are currently working on utilities. The west entrance to the Sandy Mobile Home Park on Eastgate Drive is closed, but the east entrance remains open. The west entrance to Arcadia Apartments is also closed, but the south entrance remains open.

  • 9000 South Interchange: Night work will continue in this area through late 2020 while a new bridge is built over 9000 South. Nighttime lane closures are ongoing on the northbound off- and on-ramps.

  • Cross Streets: Crews are conducting utility work on cross streets that intersect with I-15. Drivers can expect several nights of lane closures through late November on each of the following streets:

    • 9000 South

    • 10000 South

    • 10600 South

    • 11400 South

    • 12300 South

  • State Street: Lanes are shifted between approximately 12300 South and 11800 South. This traffic shift will remain in place while crews realign the roadway and construct a new general purpose lane on northbound I-15 from Bangerter Highway to 9400 South.

OTHER PROJECTS IN THE AREA

 

Nearby construction projects are happening concurrently with the I-15 Northbound project. Feel free to call our hotline if you have questions about these projects, and we will help direct you to the respective teams.

  • Midvale City – utility work on Monroe Street.

  • UDOT – widening on southbound I-15 from S.R. 201 and 12300 South.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

 

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is improving northbound I-15 in Salt Lake County by adding a new general purpose lane from Bangerter Highway to 9400 South and a three-lane collector-distributor (C-D) system from 9400 South to I-215. This project will improve mobility, reduce congestion and enhance safety on northbound I-15. Construction began summer 2019 and will continue through late 2020.
 

 

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If you have questions, contact a project representative.
Phone: 801-747-9950
Email: i15northbound@utah.gov
Website: udot.utah.gov/i15northbound