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New Midvalley highway and I-80 interchange comes to Tooele County

Oct 30, 2021, 4:31 PM

Photo of cars on a highway. Photo: Canva...

Photo of cars on a highway. Photo: Canva

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation(UDOT) opened a new Midvalley Highway and I-80 interchange in Tooele County on Saturday, Oct. 30.

The new highway, S.R. 179, will provide Tooele drivers a direct connection from S.R. 138 to I-80 and reduce traffic congestion at S.R. 36 interchange.

The 4.5-mile highway opened to the public Saturday, Oct. 30, at 5 a.m.  

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New Midvalley highway and I-80 interchange comes to Tooele County