UDOT Region One Road Construction Report for November 18-24, 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 County KaysvilleNov 21-23: The Burton Lane overpass of I-15 will be closed for three days this coming week at varying times, while crews install fencing along the bridge railing. On Monday, November 21, the overpass will be closed to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On Tuesday, November 22, the overpass will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., along with two lanes on south-bound I-15 and one lane of north-bound I-15. On Wednesday, November 23, the overpass will be also be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., along with the south-bound I-15 Express Lane, and the north-bound I-15 Express Lane, as well as the two adjacent lanes of traffic. As motorists on I-15 approach the Burton Lane area from either direction, they should move to the open lanes as soon as they encounter flashing arrows indicating to do so. Those motorists who use the Burton Lane overpass to access areas east and west of I-15, should seek alternate routes during the closure periods. Box Elder CountyHansel ValleyNov 18-24: Work is wrapping up on the 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. 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. Nov 18-24: Work is nearly complete 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, and 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 City/WillardNov 20: Beginning at 9 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, and continuing for up to four hours, the northbound off-ramp at the 1100 South (US-91) Interchange in Brigham City (exit 362) and the southbound off-ramp at the 750 North Interchange (exit 357) in Willard, will be closed for joint sealing. Motorists may use 750 North and US-89 as alternates during the 1100 South ramp closure and 1100 South and US-89 during the 750 North ramp closure. Motorists with time sensitive travel are encouraged to use US-89 Nov 18-24: Temporary lane striping on I-15 is expected to be completed next week within project limits. This work will take place within the regularly scheduled nightly single-lane restriction. To meet temperature requirements, permanent striping will be completed next spring. Restrictions are effective nightly from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. Motorists with time-sensitive travel should use US-89 as an alternate route. For more information call 801-990-5555, e-mail boxelderhighways@utah.gov, or visit the project website at www.udot.utah.gov/boxelderhighways. Cache County Amalga:Nov 18-24: Work is moving forward on SR-218 in Amalga, between 2150 West and 2450 West. This project involves closing the access to SR-218 from West 6200 North, as well as improving the intersections at 2150 and 2400 West. Lanes may be occasionally restricted or closed, so motorists traveling through this area should reduce speed and be aware of workers and equipment adjacent to open lanes of traffic. Once this project is completed, residents on West 6200 North will access their properties via the intersection at 2150 West. Logan – Tenth WestNov 23: As advance notice to all local residents, 1100 West will close at US-89/91 permanently on Wednesday, November 23. An emergency “crash gate” will be installed and permanently closed at that location, with access by emergency vehicles only. From that date forward all residents should use 1800 South to 1000 West to access US-89/91. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Nov 18-24: 200 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. Please use alternate routes. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Nov 18-24: 1000 South at 1000 West remains 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. Please use alternate routes. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Nov 18-24: Rainbow Drive remains closed at 1000 West. This closure is expected to last until crews complete paving 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. Nov 18-24: Work on the Logan River Bridge continues. The west lane approaches are expected to be poured this weekend or early next week, depending on the weather. Once the tie-ins have cured, traffic will be shifted to the outer lanes of the bridge, and work on the center section of the bridge will commence. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Nov 18-24: Curb and gutter installation between 1000 South and the Bridge will get underway this week. Crews are continuing install curb and gutter between 200 North and 600 South, with work will continuing as weather permits. While this work takes place at the end of pavement, motorists should approach it cautiously and be prepared to stop at any time as directed. For more information, call toll-free 888-427-8585, e-mail tenthwest@utah.gov, or visit http://www.udot.utah.gov/tenthwest. Morgan County MorganNov 18-24: Almost all of the paving work on the first phase of a project to re-pave and restore I-84, between Morgan (SR-66) and Mountain Green (SR-167), with work being conducted between Morgan and Peterson, has been completed. The Peterson interchange is completely open, and during the coming week, striping of the new concrete lanes on the I-84 mainline will be accomplished in preparation for the removal of the traffic cross-overs west of Morgan and Peterson. Wide loads anticipating use of I-84 should contact the Echo or Perry Port of Entry’s, or the State Motor Carrier Division office at (801) 965-4892 before proceeding on this route. For more information about this project generally, call 800-292-3557, or email info@frontlinepi.com. Alpine Highway Winter Weather Advisory State Road-39, the Monte Cristo Highway, and SR-65, the Big Mountain Highway, are now closed for the winter, and the gates at both closed sections of each route have been shut and locked. These roadways will reopen again next spring as soon as the weather and snow depths allow. 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 our mountain highways at any time from this point forward. All-season and snow tires are advised for most mountain routes, with chains required on some of them. For more information about road conditions call 511 from any telephone 24-hours per day. You can also get instant reports on road openings, temporary closures, and other real-time weather-related travel conditions via UDOT’s Commuterlink Website at http://utahcommuterlink.com.

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