Facts About I-15 Reconstruction
(From UDOT and Wasatch Constructors)
The project stretches from 600 North to 10800 South
It includes approximately 16.5 miles of freeway
We'll be driving on new pavement by the fall of 1998! The 600 North overpass is scheduled to reopen by September.
The finished product will include:
A wider corridor to include an additional "general purpose" lane, Utah's first carpool lane, and an auxiliary lane between ramps northbound and southbound.
Over 5 million cubic yards of fill material used to widen I-15 (about 360,000 dump truck loads).
2.5 million square yards of concrete to replace existing pavement.
The complete replacement of more than 130 bridges.
A new downtown access at 400 South for traffic traveling to and from the north, and High Occupancy Vehicle traffic to and from the south.
A new I-15/I-80/SR-201 junction.
The reconstruction of the 500/600 South downtown access.
Improvements to the I-15/I-215 junction.
New cross-street interchanges at 10600, 9000, 7200, 5300, 4500 and 3300 South and 900 West on SR-201 (the 2100 South Freeway). New viaduct and interchange at 600 North.
Frontage road improvements.
Railroad grade separations at 9000, 9150 and 10600 South.
Every bridge, interchange and stretch of pavement will be removed and replaced with a modern freeway that will serve Utah's growing population into the 21st century.
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