Wasatch Boulevard Project Gets Underway

Wasatch Boulevard Project Update
Posted on 09/05/2016

UDOT plans to renovate SR-210 (Wasatch Blvd.) from Big Cottonwood to Little Cottonwood Canyon. Construction is scheduled to begin August 8 and continue through November.*

This project will resurface the roadway, add 5-foot bike lanes where there are not existing bike lanes on both sides of SR-210 (Wasatch Blvd.) and reconstruct various pedestrian access ramps.  Crews are expected to work Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Project improvements include: 

- Removal and replacement of the top 4” of asphalt

- Reconstruction of various pedestrian ramps

- Addition of 5 foot bike lanes where there are not existing bike lanes

- Storm drain improvements

- Installation of curb and gutter at various locations

*Construction schedules are subject to change due to utility, material, weather and equipment delays.

Construction Activities: October 7 – October 14, 2016
- Crews are now performing construction activities during daytime hours.
- Sunday paving activities are scheduled to begin as early as October 9 between 8 A.M – 6 P.M. and are expected to continue through late October.
- Crews continue operations near Little Cottonwood Canyon Road. Please use caution as you travel through this area and follow the designated detour.
- Motorists can expect intermittent one-way flagging to allow for crews to work directly next to the travel lanes.  Please be alert when traveling through the work zone.

Pedestrians and Cyclists
For your safety and the safety of those working in the area, please use caution, stay alert and be prepared while traveling through the construction corridor. Items to be aware of:
- Cyclists riding in the area are encouraged to reduce speed through the work zone or find an alternate route
- Changing lane configurations and roadway depth changes
- Construction vehicles/personnel entering and leaving the highway
- Maintenance of traffic devices perimeter the work zone
- Intermittent one-way traffic lanes
- Stop and go traffic patterns

Project Overview

UDOT is renovating SR-210 (Wasatch Blvd.) from Big Cottonwood to Little Cottonwood Canyon. Construction is scheduled to continue through November. *

*Construction schedules are subject to change due to utility, material, weather and equipment delays.