NORTH SALT LAKE—The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will begin construction on a major project that will alter lanes on northbound I-215 and dramatically reconfigure the Redwood Road Interchange with I-215 in North Salt Lake starting today, Feb. 22, weather permitting.
Construction will begin on I-215 at 2100 North, followed by work on a new interchange configuration at I-215 and Redwood Road (state Road 68) in North Salt Lake. Improvements include a new Diverging Diamond interchange and pavement rehabilitation on I-215 and on Redwood Road (SR-68), according to a release.
The Redwood Road interchange in North Salt Lake is heavily travel by commuters, large trucks and area residents, said Brett Slater UDOT Project Manager in the statement. This project will alleviate the congestion and improve operations into the future, he said.
Motorists should expect severe congestion during the construction, especially at the Redwood Road Interchange, Slater said.
Travel lanes will narrow, lanes will shift and congestion will increase during the project. Motorists should be advised that Redwood Road will also be under construction from I-215 to Center Street in North Salt Lake.
Semi-truck traffic is prohibited on the Legacy Parkway (SR-67) but UDOT encourages other traffic to use it as an alternate route. Other alternates are I-15 to 500 South in Bountiful, I-80 to I-15, or continue on I-215 to I-15, the release said. UDOT also reminds drivers to slow down in the construction zones for the safety of others and the construction workers.
The public is invited to contact the project team with questions or concerns by calling the hotline at 800-292-3557 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.