The Point Project—Improving I-15 from Lehi to Draper
NEW / UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
- To accommodate heavy holiday traffic, UDOT plans to open five lanes in each direction on I-15 from S.R. 92 to Bangerter Highway November 25 – 29. Following the holiday weekend, I-15 near the Point of the Mountain will again be reduced to four lanes in each direction during non-commute times to allow crews to continue construction activities in the middle of the freeway. Five lanes will be open during the morning and evening commutes through winter to keep traffic moving during the busiest times of the day. The area is still an active workzone, and speed limits are reduced to 55 mph.
- Crews plan to install an overhead VMS sign on northbound I-15 near 14600 South. UHP will perform a rolling slowdown scheduled from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m., December 3, weather permitting. Plan ahead to avoid delays.
- Crews plan to install an overhead VMS sign on southbound I-15 near 14600 South. UHP will perform a rolling slowdown scheduled from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m., December 4, weather permitting. Plan ahead to avoid delays.
- Crews are preparing to remove an overhead VMS sign on southbound I-15 near Bangerter Highway. UHP will perform a rolling slowdown from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m., December 8, weather permitting. Plan ahead to avoid delays.
ONGOING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
UDOT's the Point Project plans to have major construction on I-15 between S.R. 92 and Bangerter Highway concluded by December. Crews will continue to work on ramps and in the median throughout the project corridor and at the 14600 South interchange as long as winter weather permits. Work will also continue on Pony Express Road and Minuteman Drive through the winter. Next spring, crews will complete remaining items in this section and reconstruct and widen I-15 between Bangerter Highway and 12300 South. Construction schedules are weather dependent.
- Nightly single-lane closures on I-15 start at 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
- Expect frequent nighttime triple-lane closures on I-15 throughout November. Crews may reduce I-15 to a single lane in each direction starting at 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at midnight Friday and Saturday.
- Work continues at the interchange to relocate utilities and complete the new southbound bridge.
- Motorists can expect intermittent flagging operations and reduced lane widths in this area during the day and lane restrictions at night.
- Nightly single lane closures with one-way flagging operations are ongoing on both the east and west Frontage Roads while crews relocate utilities.
- Expect short-term delays and an increase in nighttime noise and construction activity through 2015.
To better accommodate traffic in the construction zone, the Express Lanes from S.R. 92 to 12300 South are now general purpose lanes for the duration of the project. Outside of the project limits, Express Lanes will function as normal.
Please be aware that the speed limit in the construction zone is 55 mph. For the duration of the project, UHP will be monitoring the construction zone and enforcing the speed limit. Use caution in the corridor, as the shoulders are narrow. Safety pullouts are available every half-mile in the project corridor.
Work activities and schedules are subject to change.