Construction & Commuter Updates

NEW:

PARKING LOT NEAR MARRIOTT HONORS COMMUNITY TO CLOSE: On Oct. 31, 2018, fencing around parking lot 22 (near the Marriott Honors Community, Huntsman Center, Annex and HPER buildings) will go up. Parking in this area will be closed beginning Nov. 15.

See the updated map below for details:


ONGOING:

HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE PROTON ADDITION: Huntsman Cancer Institute is preparing for the construction of a space to house a Proton Treatment Facility.  This facility will be located in a mainly underground concrete facility to be located in the east hillside between the HCI 555 Building and HCH 556 Building. Please expect partial trail closures to occur during this time. Construction to begin November 2018.


WASATCH DRIVE AND STUDENT LIFE WAY IMPACTS: Wasatch parking lot is under construction with a tentative end date of mid-November 2018.

  • Student Life Way will be opened for traffic starting Thursday, Nov. 1, with limited one-lane traffic at times when heavy construction equipment is being used. Flaggers will help direct traffic during these times. Please note that left turns into student life will not be allowed at this time and we encourage traffic to come southbound Wasatch Drive to turn right at Student Life Way.
  • WASATCH EXPRESS DETOUR: The Wasatch Express will detour straight to the Ambulatory parking garage using North Campus Drive. If you have any questions about the Wasatch Express or if you would like additional information on campus transportation, contact U Commuter Services at 801-581-4189.
  • UPDATED MAP: See the updated map below showing the traffic plan and circulation patterns with access to McCarthey Field parking and Student Life Way.

SOCCER STADIUM CONSTRUCTION: Construction on the soccer stadium began on Sept. 5. Rows 11-14 (the L shaped area off the road) and row 88 (the old tennis courts) are fenced off. The roadway and additional parts of the area will not be closed until Student Life Way is opened to Wasatch Drive again. These are permanent closures and parking will not return.

See the map of closures below: 


SOUTH CAMPUS UTILITY RELOCATION PROJECT: The utility relocation project in the parking lot of Honors Housing continues with expected closures through Oct. 29. See the map below for an update on the fence timeline. Directly following Oct. 29, the entire parking lot will be closed as construction on the new housing project begins.

 


ADA ROUTE AND STALL INTERRUPTIONS NEAR UMFA: Through Nov. 1, 2018, the ADA route, stalls and sidewalk near UMFA will be interrupted for construction. Pleases use the alternate route (indicated in green below) through lot 08. For ADA Access questions, contact OEO/AA at 801-581-8365 or OEO@Utah.edu.For Lift/Paratransit Shuttle, contact Commuter Services at 801-581-4189.


WASATCH EAST PARKING LOT: The north portion of the Eccles Broadcast Center parking lot expansion has been established. The disk Golf field will be turned into a new parking lot which will provide over 400 new stalls. The construction is to go through the remainder of summer and into the fall 2018 semester.


HTW COMPLETION: High Temp Water Pipeline replacement completion will be occurring campus wide with sections being fenced off throughout early November 2018.


STORMWATER DRAIN PLAYFIELD CONSTRUCTION: The grass field between the McCarthey Family Track & Field and Lassonde Studios is undergoing construction to install a storm water drain. This project is expected to last two years and be complete August 2019.  Access to this area will be closed for the duration of the project.


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.  The east side ramp will remain closed until ACC construction is completed in 2019.


See the construction impact map below.