I-15 to be closed in both directions at times in Lehi for emergency repairs

Dec 27, 2021, 1:08 PM | Updated: 2:18 pm
I-15 to be closed in lehi for repairs as seen on map...
UDOT crews planned to route drivers around the planned closure of I-15 at Timpanogos Highway using the available frontrage roads in Lehi. Screen shot: Google Maps

LEHI, Utah — At different times this afternoon, crews will need to close I-15 in both directions in Lehi near Timpanogos Highway, possibly for up to five hours, while they make emergency repairs to light poles. 

The Utah Department of Transportation said Monday that a light pole fell over near Triumph Boulevard on Sunday night. After UDOT crews inspected similar light poles in the area, they discovered several in Lehi along I-15 with stress fractures, requiring an immediate fix. 

The closure stretches between Highway 92/Timpanogos Highway and 2100 North. 

Drivers can navigate around the closure using frontage roads in Lehi while the repairs are underway. UDOT says the freeway will be closed until roughly 6 p.m. Drivers should plan for delays in the area.

Crews planned to remove the fractured light poles during the repair work. 

This story will be updated. 

Today’s Top Stories


ticket prices SLC...
Mark Jones

SLC International Airport to add another international nonstop flight

A new nonstop international flight between Salt Lake City and Frankfurt, Germany will begin Monday, May 23.
1 day ago
romney baby formula...
Lindsay Aerts

U of U doctors offer advice, tips on the baby formula shortage

It's the baby formula for babies with unique dietary needs that in are in shortest supply, according to doctors from the University of Utah.
1 day ago
Photo caption: Sandy City Police....
Mark Jones

Multiple people injured in malfunction at Sandy car wash

One person suffered minor injuries following an accident at a Sandy car wash on Tuesday afternoon.
1 day ago
Photo credit: Summit Academy High School Facebook page...
Lindsay Aerts

Summit Academy High School locked down after series of unrelated events

Summit Academy High School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon.
1 day ago
UVU won three Independent Publisher Book Awards...
Waverly Golden

Utah Valley University awarded three Independent Publisher Book Awards

Utah Valley University created two books named J’Adore and Grimm Gestalt. Both won awards through the Independent Publisher Book Awards.
1 day ago
Almost half a million dollars of drugs seized....
Waverly Golden

More than $430K in drugs found stuffed in car speaker in St. George

Washington City Police seized almost half a million dollars in drugs from a man driving through St George. The drugs were packed into a speaker box.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

Curb Appeal...
Price's Guaranteed Doors

How to have the best of both worlds for your house | Home security and curb appeal

Protect your home and improve its curb appeal with the latest security solutions like beautiful garage doors and increased security systems.
Prescription opioids can be disposed of during National Prescription Take Back Day...
Know Your Script

Prescription opioid misuse | How to protect your family from the opioid epidemic

Studies have shown that prescription opioid misuse has increased since COVID-19. So what do you need to know about these opioids?

Tax Tuesday: The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Filing Their Taxes

Fortunately, for most average earners, they will not end up owing overpayments received for the Child Tax Credit in 2021.

Tax Tuesday: How will last year’s child tax credits affect you?

Fortunately, for most average earners, they will not end up owing overpayments received for the Child Tax Credit in 2021.

Tax Tuesday: Key Information Before the Filing Deadline

Businesses can receive a credit of up to $5,000 per employee in 2020 and up to $21,000 per employee in 2021.
national heart month...
Intermountain Healthcare

National Heart Month: 5 Lifestyle Changes to Make Today to Keep You Heart Healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. One person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease
I-15 to be closed in both directions at times in Lehi for emergency repairs