Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the construction schedule for I-215; 300 East to S.R. 201?
A: Construction is scheduled to begin as early as May 2, 2016 and last through Fall 2017. The asphalt repaving portion from 300 East to Redwood Road will be completed in approximately two months during 2016.
Q: What will delays be like during construction?
A: UDOT and the contractor are working to finish this project as quickly and efficiently as possible. In order to do so, all four lanes of traffic will be open in each direction Monday through Friday, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. During overnight and weekend work hours, traffic will be reduced to X lanes in each direction, with delays of up to 15 minutes.
Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes and plan trips accordingly to avoid potential delays. Visit udottraffic.utah.gov or download the UDOT Traffic app for smartphones for the latest traffic information.
Q: What work is being done at 4700 South?
A: Crews will remove existing pavement and replace it with new concrete at the 4700 South interchange. Additionally, bridges will be widened and a new lane will be added to the northbound loop on-ramp. New auxiliary lanes will be added in each direction between the 4700 South and 3500 South interchanges, giving vehicles more space to change lanes.
Q: What work is being done at 3500 South?
A: Crews will remove existing pavement and replace it with new concrete and will improve the ramps and bridges at the 3500 South interchange. New auxiliary lanes will be added in each direction between 4700 South and 3500 South interchanges and between 3500 South and S.R. 201 interchanges, giving vehicles more space to change lanes.
Q: What work is being done to the S.R. 201 interchange?
A: Crews will remove the top portion of the I-215 bridge at S.R. 201 and replace with a newly constructed bridge. The new bridge will be built next to the existing roadway and will be slid into place. This work will take place in 2017.
Q: How can I contact the project team?
Q: When will reconstruction work take place on I-215 north of S.R. 201?
A: UDOT is committed to prioritizing and addressing additional roadway needs as funding becomes available.