Weekly Construction Update March 4


Kane County

U.S. 89 Guardrail Kanab to Glendale

Location: North of Kanab


Construction workers will begin guardrail installation north of Kanab this week.

Isolated single lane closures. Planning a little extra travel time should be considered as this project will be near a city waterline construction project.

Washington County

I-15, Black Ridge to the Iron County Line

Contract: W.W. Clyde & Co.

Location: Between the Toquerville and New Harmony exits.


* Workers continue laying conduit on the northbound shoulder as part of an advanced traffic management system from mileposts 27 to 31.
* Heavy equipment operators are excavating the median and shoulders adjacent to northbound lanes at mileposts 34 through 38. Guardrail installation continues through this same stretch along the southbound lanes.
* Workers are widening the Exit 36 structure and constructing a retaining wall near Ash Creek.
* From milepost 34 to 46 the contractor is installing new fence west of the interstate and extending culverts east of the interstate along with construction of catch basins.

*Minor delays are possible in the event of blasting.
*The northbound lane shifts to the right at approximately milepost 33.
*Expect single lane closures and reduced speeds in the southbound lanes Monday through Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m. as workers install guardrail.

Washington County

I-15, Dixie Drive Interchange

Contract: Washington County Constructors

Location: St. George (Mileposts 5 – 6)


* Workers are now constructing columns for the new northbound lanes and continuing structural work for the Dixie Drive bridge over I-15.
* Workers are tying rebar for ongoing formation of a large dual-function box culvert to carry drainage and to connect pedestrians and cyclists from the Hilton Drive Trail to the Dixie Drive and Virgin River Trails.
* Soil stabilization efforts including construction of retention walls is ongoing.
* Reclamation work has begun east of I-15 where digging occurred.

* Two lanes of traffic remain open in both directions.
* All exits are open.
* Speed is reduced to 55 m.p.h.
* Northbound traffic has been shifted to the southbound side of the interstate near the Santa Clara bridge.
* Motorists should use caution near the Bluff Street Interchange merge lanes.
* Traffic lanes have been shifted on Hilton Drive.


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