Construction ARCHIVE


ALL COMMUTER & CONSTRUCTIONS UPDATES
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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. 

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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 […]

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Road work near Circle of Hope Drive 

The area near the lower portion of the Circle of Hope Drive will be repaved on Tuesday, November 3. Though one lane of traffic will be open at all times, expect delays when traveling through this area. 

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Construction and oncoming traffic near Rice-Eccles Stadium

Large construction vehicles are continuously entering and exiting the construction site on the east side of the Rice-Eccles Stadium. Cyclists and pedestrians traveling near the construction site on 500 South should proceed with caution and at a slow speed.  

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UTA Red Line rail replacement

UTA will replace the 20-year old rail on the TRAX Red Line between 900 east and Medical Center Stations on September 19-20, 2020. Passengers traveling between the 900 East and Medical Center stations must ride the bus bridge and expect 11-15 min delays. Driver on 400 South should expect 11-15 min delays and use 300 […]

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Huntsman phase V crane delivery

The Huntsman phase V construction proceeds with the delivery of the crane and materials needed to construct the bridge. The crane will be delivered on September 17, 2020. Materials for the bridge will be delivered in one-hour intervals beginning September 23, 2020. Motorists traveling on North Medical Drive will notice an increase in construction-related traffic […]

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New Public Safety Building at Guardsman Lot

The new Public Safety Building will be built on the northeast side of the Guardsman Lot. Approximately 140 stalls in the Guardsman Lot will be permanently eliminated in order to accommodate the space needed to construct the new building. Construction will begin later this year and will end in 2022. 

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