SALT LAKE COUNTY

Bangerter Highway will be closed Friday and Saturday night

Nov 17, 2023, 9:00 PM | Updated: May 29, 2024, 8:45 am

Bangerter Highway will be closed Friday and Saturday night. (Taylorsville City Hall)

(Taylorsville City Hall)

RIVERTON, Utah — Bangerter Highway will be closed in both directions on Friday and Saturday night to remove a couple of bridges. Riverton residents will have to plan for delays and alternate routes.

The Utah Department of Transportation is removing two pedestrian bridges.

 

According to UDOT, The first bridge will be removed from 11:00 p.m. Friday until 7:00 a.m. Saturday. Bangerter will close between 13400 South and 2700 West at that time. 

The second bridge will be removed from 11:00 p.m. Saturday until 7:00 a.m. on Sunday. Bangerter will close between 2700 West and 12600 South in both directions during that period. 

UDOT said several other roads around Bangerter will also be closed during bridge removal. Drivers should be prepared for closures of several surrounding roads, delays and alternate routes.

Riverton City plans to reuse one of the bridges to connect a trail system.

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Bangerter Highway will be closed Friday and Saturday night