To address growth and provide a reliable transportation system for residents, visitors and commuters in Heber City and the surrounding area, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and Heber City conducted a corridor planning study in the Heber Valley to identify an alternate route to Heber City’s Main Street. The planning study evaluated potential improvements that:
- Reduce traffic congestion on Main Street, enhance economic development and improve the overall quality of life in Heber City and Wasatch County.
- Alleviate specific types of traffic from Heber City’s Main Street, including large truck traffic.
- Improve safety and mobility in the Main Street corridor.
The Heber Valley Parkway Corridor Planning Study (2019) demonstrated a need for further data analysis and evaluation to identify transportation options to improve Main Street. Based on feedback from the public, Wasatch County and Heber City, no recommended alternatives came out of the study, as the results demonstrated a need for further data analysis and evaluation to alleviate congestion on Main Street in an environmental study.
The corridor planning study will help inform an environmental study of key issues and recommendations, but the findings of the study will not direct any specific alternatives or outcomes.