CONSTRUCTION & COMMUTER UPDATES
Updated June 11, 2021
North Medical Drive Construction Project
As construction on North Medical Drive continues, commuters can expect lane closures and possible traffic delays from the Mario Capecchi Drive intersection up to Huntsman Cancer Institute. The North Medical Drive project will create several improvements to the roads and nearby parking options. At the Mario Capecchi intersection, additional turning lanes will be added to ease […]
Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Cancer Care and Women’s Cancer
Fencing went up around the Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancer at Huntsman Cancer Institute, the parking lot 60 near the Children’s Center is closed indefinitely and reserved parking stalls will be relocated.
Huntsman Cancer Institute Proton Addition
Twenty-one stalls are closed in row 4 of the East Hospital lot (Lot 66). These stalls will be closed to provide access to the Proton Therapy Clinic.
Parking lot repairs and closures
Several parking lots within the Fort Douglas area will undergo regular maintenance, including slurry seal application, repainting/striping, asphalt patch repairs and crack seal work repairs. The following lots will be closed for up to three days between the time frame of June 21 to July 3, 2021: Shoreline Lot (Lot 74) Bath House Lot (Lot […]
I-80 lane shift
Traffic will remain in this pattern through summer 2021.
Chiller plant project on 1400 East
Beginning June 1, construction crews will excavate the road along 1500 East to South Campus Drive. Motorists, including Campus Store customers and Marriott Library visitors, will notice the following impacts during the next four weeks: 1500 East will be closed for the duration of the construction project. Traffic will divert through the Marriott Lot (see […]
Life Science Building Construction
The parking stalls west of the Life Science Building (on 1400 South) will be unavailable.
I-80 and I-215 construction
Construction on I-80 between 1300 East and 2300 East and I-215 between 3300 South and 4500 South will begin as early as late May and continue through late 2022. Crews have started preliminary work onsite, but significant impacts and traffic changes will begin later this spring. Improvements will include the following Demolition and reconstruction of […]
Traffic lane shift on North Medical Drive
The next phase of the North Medical Drive construction project is currently underway. During this phase, commuters will notice the traffic lanes on Mario Capecchi Drive heading up to University Hospital will shift south. This impact will allow work to take place on the north side of the road. Once the prep work is complete […]
Parking impacts near the Life Science Building
The parking stalls located west of the Life Science Building (on 1400 South) will be unavailable on February 15th. The sidewalk will remain open. Commuters traveling near the impacted area will notice construction activities during this time.
Parking impacts in the hospital east lot
Several parking stalls in the lower portion of the Hospital East Lot (Lot 66) will be unavailable from February 16th through the 18th. The roadway leading to the impacted area will also be closed. Traffic will detour through the upper portion of the lot.
HELIX Building construction
Construction for the HELIX Building will begin in February 2021. The 250,000 square feet building will be located in the open space next to the Primary Children’s Eccles Outpatient Services facility and will spread across 5 1/2 levels that will connect to the main hospital complex and the rest of campus via a sky bridge […]
Sewer Line Replacement at 1200 East & 100 South
Construction to replace the sewer line at 1200 East and 100 South is underway. Commuters and nearby residents traveling around 1200 East and 100 South can expect limited neighborhood access, restricted street parking, increased noise and debris, lane shifts and traffic detours. These impacts are anticipated to last until March 2021.
A and U permits temporarily allowed in housing lots
’A’ and ‘U’ permit holders may park in the Housing lots until January 12, 2021.
Construction activity in HPER lot
Expect limited parking and construction activity in the HPER Lot (Lot 24) from December 5 through 7, 2020.
Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics Parking Impacts
The north half of the Merrill Engineering Lot will be occupied by the drive-thru flu shot clinics on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. If the lot is full, Motorists may park in Sorenson Lot, located across the street from Central Campus Drive.
Modified Guardsman Direct Route
The Guardsman Direct shuttle will travel on a modified route beginning October, 26. Visit uofubus.com to track all campus shuttles live.
Sculpture lot closure
The Sculpture lot (Lot 10) will be closed for pavement repairs beginning March 30. The lot will reopen in late-April.
UTA Rail Replacement
UTA will replace the rail between the 900 East to Stadium stations on April 11 through 12. Red Line passengers should use the Bus Bridge to travel between both stations and expect 10-15-minute delays. Visit www.rideuta.com/construction for more details.
Campus Shuttle: Night Route
The Night Route will now run until 10 p.m. Passengers may request a SafeRide, through the TapRide app, until 12:30 a.m. Visit uofubus.com to track all campus shuttles live.
Parking day pass available online only
Temporary parking permits, also known as day passes, are no longer sold at the Commuter Services main office. Day passes must be purchased online.
East Medical Drive Closure
A portion of East Medical Drive will be undergoing repairs Wednesday, Oct. 16-Saturday, Oct. 19.
1300 East closure and reconstruction
Due to road work, westbound movements through the intersection of 1700 South and 1300 East will be closed.