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UDOTs major construction projects for the summer of 2022

May 18, 2022, 4:01 PM | Updated: May 19, 2022, 1:36 pm
Traffic moves through the construction zone for the Bangerter Highway interchange at 12600 South in...
Traffic moves through the construction zone for the Bangerter Highway interchange at 12600 South in Riverton on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Utah Department of Transportation will work on 185 projects in 2021, with a value of $3.45 billion over the life of the projects, many of which span multiple years.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has announced its construction calendar for the summer of 2022. In all, UDOT spokesperson John Gleason said the department has 175 construction projects planned for the year. 

Construction will start in Utah County between Spanish Fork and Springville. They’re building a new I-15 interchange. Construction will also start on Redwood Road in Salt Lake County. Gleason recommends checking the UDOT website for all of the construction projects.

Major upcoming construction projects

  • I-15 (Utah County): $79.1 million – This project will build a new interchange between 400 South (S.R. 77) in Springville and Main Street (S.R. 156)/U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork. Crews will widen 1600 South/2700 North from Spanish Fork Main Street to S.R. 51. More information at udot.utah.gov/i15springvillespanishfork.
  • I-80 & I-215 (Salt Lake County): $146.5 million – UDOT is removing existing pavement and replacing it with new concrete on I-80 from 1300 East to 2300 East and I-215 from 3300 South to 4500 South. Crews will also add a new eastbound lane to this section of I-80 and replace or widen four bridges – including the 1700 East bridge. More information at udot.utah.gov/saltlakeeast.
  • Redwood Road (Salt Lake County): $14.4 million – This project will add a new northbound lane from 6200 South to the I-215 interchange and rebuild the 6200 South intersection to add a new continuous-flow left turn to the northbound lanes. Crews will also add lanes and ramp meters to the eastbound and westbound I-215 on-ramps. More information at udot.utah.gov/go/redwoodroadupdated.
  • U.S. 189 and U.S. 40 (Utah and Wasatch counties): $6.7 million – UDOT is replacing sections of guardrail in Provo Canyon with new concrete barriers, and adding rumble strips to a section of U.S. 40 from 800 North in Heber to the intersection with S.R. 32. More information at udotinput.utah.gov/provocanyonbarrier.
  • U.S. 89 (Davis County): $473 million – UDOT is widening U.S. 89 from four lanes to six and removing stoplights between S.R. 193 in Layton and Main Street in Farmington. The project has four new interchanges and two new bridges over the highway. Also, new frontage roads, pedestrian underpasses, a multi-use trail, and bicycle improvements. More information at udot.utah.gov/us89.
  • West Davis Highway (Davis County): $750 million – UDOT is building a new 16-mile, four-lane divided highway through western Davis County between I-15 in Farmington and the future extension of S.R. 193 in West Point. Six new interchanges will provide access to Farmington, Kaysville, Layton, and Syracuse. The project also has over 10 miles of new trails. More information at westdavis.udot.utah.gov.
  • S.R. 30 (Cache County): $75 million – This project will reconstruct and widen S.R. 30 in Cache County from the S.R. 23 junction near Mendon to 1000 West in Logan. The project also has a new pedestrian underpass at S.R. 23. More information at udot.utah.gov/go/sr30.
  • U.S. 40 (Wasatch County): $11.9 million – UDOT is replacing sections of old pavement between the junction with S.R. 32 and the Wasatch/Summit County line and replacing the bridge driving surfaces over the Provo River. Construction started this spring and is scheduled to finish by 2023. More information at udotinput.utah.gov/us40improved
  • U.S. 40 (Wasatch and Duchesne counties): $5.5 million – This project will improve approximately 30 miles of U.S. 40 between Soldier Creek (near Strawberry Reservoir) and Duchesne. Work will include crack sealing, asphalt repairs, the placement of a new road surface (called a chip seal), and road sign updates. 
  • I-15 and I-70 (Millard, Beaver, and Iron counties): $20.1 million – This project will repave three sections of I-15 from Beaver through Cedar City and replace the driving surface and barrier walls on the I-70 bridge over I-15. 
  • U.S. 191 (Grand and San Juan counties): $15.9 million – This project will construct a new 2.5-mile southbound passing lane on U.S. 191 just south of the I-70 junction. Work also includes repaving the highway from north Moab to the S.R. 313 junction and from south Moab to the La Sal junction (S.R. 46). More information at udot.utah.gov/go/us191corridor.
  • S.R. 14 (Iron and Kane counties): $13.5 million – This project will build a new 2-mile eastbound passing lane in Cedar Canyon east of Cedar City and repave several miles of the highway farther east in Kane County.
 

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