ALL COMMUTER & CONSTRUCTIONS UPDATES
Vice Presidential Debate Campus Shuttle Impacts
In preparation for the Vice Presidential debate, the Circulator and Blue routes will not stop at President Circle from Wednesday, Sept. 16 to Thursday, Oct. 8. Shuttle passengers will be picked up and dropped off at the UTA bus stops on University Street from Wednesday, Sept. 16 to Friday, Sept. 25.
Sewage upgrade project on 1300 East
Due to the sewage improvement project on 1300 East (between 400 & 500 South), up to two northbound lanes will be closed for 12 weeks. Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Mario Capecchi Drive & North Medical Drive intersection expansion
Construction for the expansion of the Mario Capecchi Drive and North Medical Drive intersection will begin mid-September 2020. Motorists traveling east on Mario Capecchi Drive towards the hospital can expect delays and other road disruption for at least 18 months.
West terrace detour
The first phase of the MEDX Building construction was launched with the Medical Examiner’s Office’s demolition. The removal of the building will allow for the construction of a new road leading up toward the College of Nursing parking lot and hospital loading dock. This phase is expected to be completed in early 2021. During this time, access […]
New parking garage near hospital
Construction for the new parking garage, located between the Jewish Community Center and the Huntsman Phase V site, is underway and will end in 2022. This project requires mass excavation at the construction site and occasional road impacts on North Medical Drive.
UTA returning to Regular Services
UTA reduced, modified, or suspended multiple routes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning August 23, 2020, UTA will resume regular services, which includes increasing TRAX frequency to every 15 minutes. However, other routes like the 2X are permanently modified or suspended and will no longer serve campus. Visit UTA’s website to learn more about service suspensions […]
Campus shuttle routes returning
The Blue, Orange, and Circulator (previously known as the Night Route) shuttles will be once again in-service beginning August 17, 2020. These routes will increase service frequency during peak hours to ensure shuttles are not overly crowded. Other shuttle routes serving lower campus, like the Red, Green, Purple and Union-TRAX will remain off the road […]