CONSTRUCTION & COMMUTER UPDATES
Updated September 6, 2019
Campus Shuttle: Purple route change
The Purple route will pick-up and drop-off passengers on Chipeta Way instead of Colorow Road.
University Hospital Acute Care Center
During construction of the Acute Care Center, 1900 East will be used for deliveries and construction traffic through fall 2019.
Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital
East Medical Drive will continue to be narrowed to a single lane until late fall 2019
Commuter options for football games
On game day, thousands of fans come to campus making the commute slightly more challenging. Expect traffic delays and consider the following commuter options.
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.
UTA bus route changes
Some UTA service routes and schedules will change on Aug. 11, 2019.
Business Building Visitor Parking (Lot 12)
A section of Campus Center Dr. just north of the Business Building visitor parking lot is closed.
Union East (Lot 28) impacts
Construction on the UTA bus and campus shuttle stop in front of the Union has begun—which includes relocating ADA stalls, parking lot closures and rerouting of UTA bus routes 6, 21 and 213.
HPER (Lot 24)
The HPER Lot permanently lost approximately 132 stalls located in the southeast section.
Red Butte (Lot 75)
To improve safety, the narrow dirt road located northeast of the Red Butte Gardens leading up to the gate will be paved and become an extension of the Red Butte Lot.
1300 East closure and reconstruction
1300 East from 2100 S. to 1700 S. is closed to all through-traffic until the end of July and will not reopen at any time.
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.
South Campus Housing & Dining
Construction for the new South Campus Housing and Dining Facility continues in parking lot 22 and the women’s soccer field. Parking in lot 22 is closed.
Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium Construction
Construction on the soccer/lacrosse stadium began on Sept. 5, 2018. Rows 11-14 (the L shaped area off the road) and row 88 (the old tennis courts) have been removed.
Storm Water Drain Playfield Construction
The grass field between the McCarthey Family Track & Field and Lassonde Studios is undergoing construction to install a stormwater drain.
West Medical Garage Construction
The West Medical Garage (between the Moran Eye Center and the Ambulatory Care Complex construction) will only have access via the two widened ramps on the south side of the garage.
Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot closure
All sections of the Rice-Eccles Stadium parking lot are now open.
New crosswalk and pedestrian ramps
UDOT is installing a crosswalk and pedestrian ramps at the intersection of Foothill Drive and Mario Capecchi Drive.
Student Life parking lot kiosk payment
Pay-by-Phone stalls in the Student Life lot will require a kiosk payment later this summer.
Merrill Engineering parking lot
The Merrill Engineering parking lot is now open.
Student Services Building Deck Improvement
The fourth floor deck the east side of the Student Services Building is undergoing construction. The main entrance (central to the deck) is currently closed. During this time all other entrances to the building will remain open. This project is expected to be completed in August 2019.
Helipad Garage parking level assignments
Level 3 in the Helipad Garage is reserved for valet parking only. A- and U-permit holders may not park on level 3 at any time, but are allowed to park on levels 4 and 5 after 2 p.m.