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 Traffic Updates

arrow Sept 19, 2012 – The pipe has been installed and all eight miles have been cleaned and pressure-tested.

Crews are completing final tie-ins to reg stations and existing lines at the following locations on 13400 South: 3600 West, 5500 West and 6000 West. This work is expected to be finished by next week. Motorists can expect lane restrictions at these locations until work is completed.

Another crew has begun work to overlay new asphalt curb-to-curb between Redwood Road and 2700 West. This work will take until Oct. 6 to finish. Lane shifts can be expected in work zones. Please drive carefully.

The entire line is scheduled to be placed into service by Oct. 20.

arrow Sept 12, 2012 – The pipe has been installed and all eight miles have been cleaned and pressure-tested. Over the next few weeks, crews will perform final tie-ins to reg stations and existing lines at the following locations: 3600 West, 5500 West and 6000 West. Motorists can expect lanes restrictions at these locations as this work is completed.

In addition, beginning Sept. 17, a crew will begin work to overlay new asphalt curb-to-curb between Redwood Road and 2700 West. This work will take until Oct. 6 to finish. Lane shifts can be expected in work zones. Please drive carefully.

The entire line is scheduled to be placed into service by Oct. 20. Thanks again, everyone, for your patience.

arrow June 20, 2012 – Major construction to install about eight miles of new pipe along 13400 South between 1300 West and the mouth of Butterfield Canyon is nearly complete. Minor work along with final cleanup and final testing of the pipe will continue for the next few weeks. This activity is expected to have limited or no impact on local traffic.

Current activity:

3200 West to 1300 West (eastbound) – Major work in this section is nearly complete. Final cleanup and paving should be completed next week. Crews are scheduled to return July 9 for three weeks to install a block valve and 1,800 feet of new pipe on the south shoulder near 2300 West.

Bangerter Highway – The bore under Bangerter Highway has been completed a few days ahead of schedule. Final tie-ins, removal of bore pits, new concrete and paving and cleanup will take about two weeks to finish. Motorists can expect intermittent and temporary lane shifts and restrictions EB and WB on 134000 South through the Bangerter intersection during this process. Please drive carefully.

8000 West (westbound) – In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews have about 200 feet of pipe to install in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow June 13, 2012 – Here's a summary of current activity:

3200 West to 1300 West (eastbound) – Major work in this section is nearly complete. Crews near 1300 West finished installing the last 300 feet of new pipe and will begin paving and final cleanup this week. The tie-ins for the 2700 West bore are finished and cleanup and paving will be finished next week. Crews are scheduled to return July 9 for three weeks to install a block valve and 1,800 feet of new pipe on the south shoulder near 2300 West.

Bangerter Highway – The bore under Bangerter Highway continues and is a few days ahead of schedule. Bore pits are located in the 134000 South median on both sides of the Bangerter intersection. Starting this Friday, nightly between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., at least one turn-lane and one through-lane will be combined EB and WB on 134000 South on either side of Bangerter to make room for crews and equipment. The bore is expected to be completed by July 3. Please drive carefully in the intersection.

8000 West (westbound) – In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews continue installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow June 6, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

3200 West to 1300 West (eastbound) – Crews continue to work on both sides of the Redwood Road and 2700 West intersections to install short sections of tie-in pipe between the longer sections already installed. Tie-in work near the canal at 3200 West continues and should be completed and paved over by next week. Meantime, be aware of lane shifts to the north EB and WB to provide room for crews and equipment working on the south shoulder in this location. Crews near 1300 West should finish installing the last 300 feet of new pipe on the east side of Redwood Road between the end of the bore and the canal and will begin paving. In work zones, traffic is limited to one-way only with flaggers controlling the directional flow.

Bangerter Highway – Work to bore under Bangerter Highway is underway. Bore pits are located in the 134000 South median on both sides of the Bangerter intersection. Lane restrictions will be in effect EB and WB on 134000 on either side of Bangerter to accommodate crews and equipment. Actual drilling of the 180-foot long bore is scheduled to begin next week and is expected to be completed by July 3. Please drive carefully in the intersection.

8000 West (westbound) – In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews continue installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow May 31, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

3200 West to 1300 West (eastbound) – Crews have completed bores under Redwood Road and 2700 West and for the next couple of weeks will work on both sides of these intersections to install short sections of tie-in pipe between the longer sections already installed. Tie-in work near the canal at 3200 West will occur in the next 7 to 10 days and require a lane shift to the north to provide room for crews and equipment. Crews are potholing near 1300 West prior to installing the last 300 feet of new pipe on the east side of Redwood Road between the end of the bore and the canal. In work zones, traffic is limited to one-way only with flaggers controlling the directional flow.

Bangerter Highway – Preliminary work for the bore under Bangerter Highway is underway. Bore pits will be dug in the 134000 South median on both sides of the Bangerter intersection. Lane restrictions will be in effect EB and WB on 134000 on either side of Bangerter to accommodate crews and equipment. Actual drilling of the 180-foot long bore is scheduled to begin June 11 and is expected to be completed by July 3. Please drive carefully in the intersection.

8000 West (westbound) – In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews continue installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow May 12, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

2700 West to 2300 West (eastbound) – Crews have completed the bore under Redwood Road bore and welded fittings to bring the pipe to street level east of Redwood Road. Once the trench box is removed, crews will begin installing the last 300 feet of new pipe on the east side of Redwood Road between the end of the bore and the canal, and then tie-in the pipe on both sides of Redwood Road. This work is expected to take about three to four weeks to complete. In work zones, traffic is limited to one-way only with flaggers controlling the directional flow. Crews are scheduled to pull the pipe through the bore at 2700 West today. Tie-in work will follow and take a couple of weeks to complete. Lane restrictions can be expected in the work zone. Please obey flaggers.

Bangerter Highway – The bore under Bangerter Highway is scheduled to begin next Tuesday, May 28. Bore pits will be located in the 134000 South median on both sides of the Bangerter intersection. Lane restrictions will be in effect EB and WB on 134000 on either side of Bangerter to accommodate crews and equipment. The bore is expected to be completed by July 3. Please drive carefully in the intersection.

3700 West to 6800 West (westbound) – In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews continue installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow May 9, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

Redwood Road to 1400 West (eastbound) – Lane restrictions remain in effect while crews complete the Redwood Road bore and install about 300 feet of new pipe east of Redwood Road. Traffic is limited to one-way only with flaggers controlling the directional flow.

2700 West to 2300 West – Traffic is restricted to one-way between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. with flaggers controlling directional flow as crews complete the bore under 2700 West. The Bangerter Highway bore remains TBD.

3700 West to 6800 West (westbound) – Inside the Mountain View Corridor work zone, a crew is completing tie-in work to the new pipe. Lane shifts are in effect for the next few days near the 5600 West intersection as crews complete tie-in work to a new block valve. In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews are trenching and installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow April 18, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here’s a summary of current activity:

Nightly closure of westbound 134000 South at Bangerter Highway
                Westbound traffic on 13400 South in Riverton will be closed at Bangerter Highway between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for the next two nights (tonight and Thursday) while crews finish paving work.
                Drivers are advised to be aware of the following turn restrictions and detours in effect during the hours mentioned above:

  • Westbound traffic on 13400 South will be detoured north on Bangerter Highway to 12600 South.
  • Southbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn right at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Northbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn left at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Eastbound traffic on 13400 will be subject to reduced speed limits in the Bangerter Highway construction zone, but will not be affected by lane closures or turn restrictions at the Bangerter Highway intersection during night-time construction.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – Lane restrictions remain in effect, especially between 2300 West and Redwood Road where mainline crews are stringing pipe on the south side of the road in preparation for pulling through the bore under Redwood Road. Crews are scheduled to pull pipe through the Redwood Road bore this Saturday, April 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The pull should take about 10 hours to complete. The following cross streets will be closed during the pull: 1940 West, 1920 West and 1835 West. Access to some driveways on the south side of the road will be temporarily restricted during the day. Affected residents are being notified. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West and Bangerter Highway remain TBD.

3700 West to 6800 West (westbound) – See above for remaining night work near Bangerter Highway tonight and tomorrow. Inside the Mountain View Corridor work zone, a crew will complete a cut-and-cap of the older section of pipe. Temporary lane closures are in effect west of 6800 West with flaggers controlling traffic in both directions. In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews are trenching and installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow April 11, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

Pipeline work to require nightly closure of westbound 134000 South at Bangerter Highway. Starting Tuesday night, April 10, and for the next six consecutive nights, westbound traffic on 13400 South in Riverton will be closed at Bangerter Highway between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. to accommodate crews replacing an underground natural gas pipeline.

Drivers are advised to be aware of the following turn restrictions and detours in effect during the dates and hours mentioned above:

  • Westbound traffic on 13400 South will be detoured north on Bangerter Highway to 12600 South.
  • Southbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn right at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Northbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn left at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Eastbound traffic on 13400 will be subject to reduced speed limits in the Bangerter Highway construction zone, but will not be affected by lane closures or turn restrictions at the Bangerter Highway intersection during night-time construction.
1350 West – Installation and testing of the span across the Jordan Canal is complete. Crews have begun restoration of the canal and affected nearby yards.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – Lane restrictions remain in effect, especially between 2300 West and Redwood Road where mainline crews are stringing pipe on the south side of the road in preparation for pulling through the bore under Redwood Road. Pulling pipe through the Redwood Road bore is tentatively scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West and Bangerter Highway remain TBD.

3700 West to 6800 West (westbound) – See above for scheduled night work near Bangerter Highway this week. Temporary lane closures are in effect west of 6800 West with flaggers controlling traffic in both directions. In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) mainline crews are trenching and installing pipe in the existing right-of-way. This work will not impact traffic.

arrow April 5, 2012 – Pipeline work to require nightly closure of westbound 134000 South at Bangerter Highway. Starting Tuesday night, April 10, and for the next six consecutive nights, westbound traffic on 13400 South in Riverton will be closed at Bangerter Highway between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. to accommodate crews replacing an underground natural gas pipeline.

Drivers are advised to be aware of the following turn restrictions and detours in effect during the dates and hours mentioned above:

  • Westbound traffic on 13400 South will be detoured north on Bangerter Highway to 12600 South.
  • Southbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn right at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Northbound traffic on Bangerter Highway will not be able to turn left at 13400 South. Suggested westbound detour is 12600 South.
  • Eastbound traffic on 13400 will be subject to reduced speed limits in the Bangerter Highway construction zone, but will not be affected by lane closures or turn restrictions at the Bangerter Highway intersection during night-time construction.

arrow April 4, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – Installation and testing of the span across the Jordan Canal is complete. Crews will begin restoration of the canal and affected nearby yards this week.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – Lane restrictions remain in effect, especially between 2300 West and Redwood Road where mainline crews continue to relay and install pipe. A separate crew has begun work to bore under Redwood Road. The bore should take about a week to complete. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West and Bangerter Highway remain TBD.

3700 West to 6800 West (westbound) – A mainline crew continues working westbound between 6400 West and 6800 West. Temporary lane closures are in effect in this section with mechanical flaggers controlling traffic in both directions. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection is complete. In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) crews are potholing and doing other prep work in the right-of-way. This work will have no traffic impacts.

arrow March 28, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – A crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. Crews will tie-in and test this section of pipe next week.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – Lane restrictions remain in effect, especially between 2300 West and Redwood Road where mainline crews continue to relay and install pipe. This week crews are setting up in preparation to bore under Redwood Road. The bore should take about a week to complete. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West and Bangerter Highway remain TBD.

3600 West to 6800 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. A mainline crew continues working westbound between 6400 West and 6800 West. The 6400 West intersection has been paved. Temporary lane closures are in effect in this section with mechanical flaggers controlling traffic in both directions. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection is halfway finished and is expected to take be wrapped up by mid-April. To reduce congestions during rush-hours, crews are working between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. The intersection will be plated and open to traffic during the day. In the fields near the Lark Compressor Station (approximately 8000 West and 13100 South) crews are potholing and doing other prep work in the right-of-way. This work will have no traffic impacts.

arrow March 21, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions, unless otherwise noted. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – A crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. This work is expected to be completed by the end of March.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – On Friday the crew at the 2300 West Canal plans to pull pipe through the bore. Expect traffic delays for several hours to accommodate temporary lane closures. Other lane restrictions remain in effect, especially between 2300 West and 2000 West where mainline crews continue to relay and install pipe. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West, Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road remain TBD.

3600 West to 6800 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. There's an open trench at 4000 West that is expected to be closed up this week. A bore pit will be opened up in preparation for the Bangerter Highway bore. A mainline crew continues working westbound between 6400 West and 6800 West. Temporary lane closures are in effect in this section with mechanical flaggers controlling traffic in both directions. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection continues and is expected to take be completed by mid-April. To reduce congestions during rush-hours, crews are working between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. The intersection will be plated and open to traffic during the day.

arrow March 14, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – A crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. This work is expected to be completed by the end of March.

2300 West to 1400 West (eastbound) – A bore crew continues to work at the 2300 West Canal. Lane restrictions are in effect to Redwood Road. A potholing crew is working east of Redwood Road to identify underground utilities in preparation for mainline replacement. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West, Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road are still TBD.

3600 West to 6800 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. There's an open trench at 4000 West that is expected to be closed up by the end of this week. A mainline crew continues working westbound between 6000 West and 6800 West. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection is scheduled to begin this Sunday evening, March 18, and is expected to take about two weeks to complete. Crews will work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. The intersection will be plated and open to traffic during the day.

arrow February 23, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – A crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. This work is expected to continue for the next three to four weeks.

3600 West to 2700 West (eastbound) – Pipe installation in this section is about 70 percent complete. A potholing crew continues working eastbound ahead of the main crew to identify underground utilities. The mainline crew is installing pipe eastbound from 3600 West toward 2700 West and is scheduled to complete this section by early March. A bore crew is scheduled to move into and begin work at the 2300 West intersection nect week. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West, Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road are still TBD.

3600 West to 6400 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. A crew is trenching across the intersection at 3600 West. The traffic light is off at the intersection and for the next couple of weeks motorists should treat it as a four-way stop with flaggers on hand to direct traffic. A separate mainline crew is now working westbound starting at 5600 West and is scheduled to have pipe installed to 6035 West by the end of the month. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection has been postponed until further notice. Near the Welby Jacob Canal (4420 West), next week crews will finish up tying-in pipe on either side of the canal. Expect traffic to shift to the south side of the road in this section.

arrow February 15, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – a crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. This work is expected to continue for the next three to four weeks.

3600 West to 2700 West (eastbound) – a potholing crew continues working eastbound ahead of the main crew to identify underground utilities. The mainline crew has begun construction to install pipe working eastbound from 3600 West toward 2700 West and is scheduled to complete this section by early March. Dates to bore under intersections at 2700 West, Bangerter Highway, Redwood Road and 2300 West are TBD.

3600 West to 6400 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. A crew is trenching across the intersection at 3600 West. The traffic light is off at the intersection and for the next couple of weeks motorists should treat it as a four-way stop with flaggers on hand to direct traffic. A separate mainline crew is now working westbound starting at 5600 West and is scheduled to have pipe installed to 6035 West by the end of the month. Night work to cross the 5600 West intersection is scheduled to start Sunday evening, Feb. 26. Crews will work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. The intersection will be plated and open to traffic during the day. Meanwhile, the bore at the Welby Jacob Canal (4420 West) has been completed. Over the next few days crews will be tying-in pipe on either side of the canal.

arrow February 9, 2012 – Construction crews are active at various locations along an 8.5-mile stretch of 13400 South in the Riverton/Herriman area. Traffic control is in effect in all work zones and includes lane restrictions with at least one lane open in both directions. The speed limit in construction zones is 30 MPH. Please drive carefully, take alternate routes when possible, and obey flaggers. Thanks for your patience.

Here's a summary of current activity:

1350 West – a crew continues to construct a span across the Jordan Canal. This work is expected to continue for the next three to four weeks.

3600 West to 2700 West (eastbound) – potholing to identify underground utilities is complete. A mainline crew has begun construction to install pipe working eastbound toward 2700 West and is scheduled to complete this section by early March. The date to bore under the 2700 West intersection is still TBD. Additional bores at Bangerter Highway, Redwood Road and the 2300 West are also TBD.

3600 West to 6400 West (westbound) – Work is ongoing at several locations. In the next few days, between 4000 West and the Mountain View corridor, crews will add permanent asphalt over the new pipe. At the 3600 West intersection potholing is complete and a crew is scheduled to begin trenching the intersection next week. Traffic will be maintained through the intersection, but expect lane shifts. Next week, a separate mainline crew is scheduled to begin work going westbound starting at 5600 West and should reach 6035 West by the end of the month. A permit has been secured for night work to cross the 5600 West intersection. This work is expected to begin in a few weeks. Meanwhile, a crew is scheduled to pull pipe through the bore at the Jacob Canal this Friday, and pipe has been installed through the intersection at 5000 West and final asphalt work will be complete by early next week.

arrow February 8, 2012 – Crews will begin laying a permanent asphalt patch on the section of 13400 South where pipe has been installed between 4000 West and the Mountain View Corridor. This work is anticipated to take 2-3 days to complete. Existing lane restrictions will remain in place with no additional closures for this work anticipated.