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Three lanes of I-15 in Davis County closed for repairs after highway buckles

Sep 1, 2022, 6:40 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:27 am
Parts of three lanes of northbound I-15 buckled up in David County Thursday. Those lanes were close...
Parts of three lanes of northbound I-15 buckled up in David County Thursday. Those lanes were closed for roughly four hours, causing significant traffic delays. Photo credit: KSL.

CENTERVILLE, Utah — The extended hot weather in Utah is taking a toll on highways and roads around the state. Drivers in Davis County experienced that firsthand on Thursday afternoon as three lanes of northbound I-15 started to buckle. As a result, those lanes were closed for repairs for roughly four hours Thursday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

 As a result, getting into Davis County wasn’t easy as nearly every route was backed up with traffic.

Law enforcement personnel were asking for those stuck in the traffic to exercise patience. 

 

The Utah Department of Transportation says all lanes were reopened by 6 p.m. However, cautioned that continued congestion through the area should be expected.

 

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Three lanes of I-15 in Davis County closed for repairs after highway buckles