UDOT Region One Road Construction Report for October 7-October 13, 2011

Ogden– The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) advises motorists of the following road construction and maintenance activities that may cause traffic impacts in the state’s Northern Region:Davis CountyCentervilleOct 7-13: Work is nearly complete on the construction of an auxiliary lane on north-bound I-15, between the 500 West on-ramp in Bountiful, and Parrish Lane. Crews are now finishing shoulder work, striping and other final details of the project. Pages Lane continues to be closed or restricted where it passes under I-15 due to Davis County storm drain work. For more information about that project, call Davis County Public Works at 801-444-2230. Motorists should pay attention to advance warning signs and move to the left when directed by them to do so. For more information about this project, contact the project team at 801-448-2930, e-mail I-15parrishlane@vox-creative.com, or visit the project website at http://udot.utah.gov/main/f?p=100:pg:0:::1:T,V:3424. BountifulOct 7-13: Restorative work on the concrete underpass on 500 West (US-89) underneath the Bamberger Bridge (SR-68) at 200 South in Bountiful is underway. This work will require a closure of one lane and will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. The work is scheduled to be completed by October. Weber CountyOgdenOct 7-13: Work is underway on the first phase of a project to re-pave Washington Boulevard (US-89) from 26th to 36th Street. Utility relocations and replacements are presently underway, along with curb and gutter work, with crews working from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. each night. Only one lane will remain open in each direction while crews are working at night, with two lanes open during daytime work (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), so motorists should move into open lanes as they approach this project zone. Local residents and businesses should expect some minor construction-related noise and/or vibrations during completion of this project. For project information, call toll-free 800-292-3557, or e-mail info@frontlinepi.com Oct 10: Lower 24th Street, between Wall and Lincoln Avenues, will be closed for utility work, from 5 p.m. on Monday, October 10, through 5 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11. Traffic will be detoured around this closure via 23rd Street or 25th Street. Box Elder CountyHansel ValleyOct 7-13: Work is nearly complete on a concrete pavement rehabilitation project from Hansel Valley to Rattlesnake Pass on east-bound I-84. Traffic is presently restricted to one open lane, with work separated from traffic by barrels. Motorists should reduce speed and be aware of workers and equipment working adjacent to open lanes of travel. Loads wider than 12 feet are prohibited through this area, so oversized load movers and rigging companies should contact the Utah Motor Carriers Division at (801) 965-4892, or the Perry Port of Entry at (435) 734-9414 for wide load routing information. Oct 7-13: Work is underway on a project to seal joints in the concrete roadway on I-84 west-bound between Rattlesnake Pass and Hansel Valley. Traffic is restricted to one open lane, with traffic separated from on-going by barrels. Motorists should reduce speed and be aware of workers and equipment working adjacent to open lanes of travel. Also be aware of construction vehicles suddenly leaving or entering open travel lanes at any time. Brigham CityOct 7-13: I-15 is reduced to one lane in each direction in areas where dowel bar retrofit work is occurring between milepost 351 (Smith & Edwards) and the Brigham City 1100 South Exit. Restrictions are effective nightly from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. for concrete rehabilitation work. Crews are now working on dowel bar and concrete panel placement and smoothness grinding. Interchange ramp work is underway at 750 North during day and nighttime hours. Project completion is expected by fall 2011. Oct 7-10: Beginning Friday, October 7, crews will be conducting work on the ramps in both directions at the I-15 interchanges in Brigham City (Exit 362), Willard (Exit 357) and South Willard (Exit 351). Work will be conducted nightly from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. Closed ramps will be preceeded by electronic message boards indicating which ramps are closed. Motorists with time-sensitive travel are encouraged to use US-89 through south Box Elder County to avoid delays at the exit ramps on the interstate Cache CountyLoganOct 7-13: Three Point Avenue and Knowles Lane at 1000 West are closed to through traffic. These intersections will remain closed until concrete paving on the east side of 1000 West is complete, and concrete has cured. Residents living on these roads are asked to access their neighborhood from eastbound routes. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: 1000 South at 1000 West is closed to through traffic. This intersection will remain closed until concrete paving on the east side of 1000 West is complete, and concrete has cured. Residents living between the bridge and 1000 South on 1000 West, will be able to access their homes from 1000 South. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: 1800 South at 1000 West is closed to through traffic. This intersection will remain closed until concrete paving on the east side of 1000 West is complete, and concrete has cured. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: Access to the Common Cents and Standard Plumbing stores from 1000 West near US-89/91, is now closed to through traffic. This access will remain closed until concrete paving on the east side of the 1000 West is complete, and concrete has cured. Access to these businesses via US-89/91 is available. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: Rainbow Drive is closed at 1000 West. This closure is expected to last a couple of weeks while crews work on the east side of 1000 West. Please access this road from Majestic Dr. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: Be aware that there are wide shoulders on the north side of the intersection at 200 North and 1000 West. These are shoulders, not turn lanes. When driving through this intersection, please stay in marked lanes. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Oct 7-13: Work on the Logan River Bridge continues. The bridge will temporarily be tied into the road with asphalt, until the rest of the bridgework is complete. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Morgan County MorganOct 7-13: Work is underway on a project to re-pave I-84, and construct a new cable median barrier between Morgan (SR-66) and Mountain Green (SR-167), and paving is now being underway between Morgan and Peterson, west-bound. During the first phase of this project, west-bound traffic on I-84 is being crossed over into the east-bound lanes at Morgan, returning to the west-bound lanes at Peterson. Wide loads of over 14 feet are restricted at Echo Junction, and are being detoured west-bound via I-80. Local westbound wide loads may be allowed as far west as Morgan, with permitting from the Utah Motor Carrier Division and the resident engineer on the project. For wide-load permit information and routing assistance, truckers should contact the Echo or Perry Port of Entry’s, or the State Motor Carrier Division office at (801) 965-4892. For more information about this project generally, call 800-292-3557, or email info@frontlinepi.com. Alpine Highway Winter Weather AdvisoryWith the arrival of fall, alpine highway passes such as SR-39, the Monte Cristo Highway; SR-65, the Big Mountain Highway; and US-89, the Logan Canyon Highway, are subject to winter weather conditions at any time. Motorists are encouraged to be cognizant of weather conditions in the areas they plan to travel, and be prepared for the prospect of winter-like driving conditions on any of these and other mountain highways at any time. UDOT will continue to maintain SR-39 and SR-65 until such time that rising snow levels or the prospect of increasing winter storm conditinons dictate they be closed for the season. Work schedules are subject to change at any time due to inclement weather, equipment availability, supply problems and/or emergency situations. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds and use caution when driving through work zones. A comprehensive list of all UDOT construction projects is available online at http://www.udot.utah.gov/main/f?p=100:pg:0:::1:T,V:6.For updates to construction traffic and transportation related-news in Region One, follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UDOTRegionOne. For construction-related travel information in Region One or on a statewide basis, 24-hours a day, visit UDOT’s new and improved Know Where Know Why website at http://udot.utah.gov/knowwhereknowwhy. You can also get instant reports on road openings, temporary closures, and other real-time travel conditions UDOT’s Commuterlink Website at http://utahcommuterlink.com. You can be removed from this weekly release simply be responding to this weeks email with “unsubscribe” in the subject line.

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