Bulletin UDOT Weekly: Washington and Iron County road construction

Image by Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News

SOUTHERN UTAH – Of construction activity and impacts scheduled for this week by the Utah Department of Transportation in Washington and Iron counties, the impact most anticipated will be the opening of the Dixie Drive Interchange on Thursday.

The construction related activities throughout Washington and Iron counties include:

I-15 Truck Climbing LaneToquerville to Pintura exits


* Placing road base material.

* Constructing retention walls.

* Paving.

* Installing guardrail by southbound lanes.


* 11-feet lane widths.

* Traffic lane shifts.

* Single southbound lane closure overnight.


SR-18 Redhills to Milepost 6.5Bluff Street north of Red Hills Parkway for 2.5 miles.


* Hauling material.


* Single lane in each direction.

SR-59 Apple Valley to Hurricane – Mileposts 11 to 23


* No work is anticipated this week.


* No impacts expected this week.

I-15 Lunt Park Rest Area, Iron CountyNorth of Paragonah


* Removing concrete.

* Excavating roadway.

* Hauling material.


* Rest area is open. Please respect work zone barricades and follow traffic control signs.

I-15 Summit to Paragonah – Mileposts 69 to 83


* Rotomilling.

* Paving.

* Bridge repairs over I-15.


* Weekday single lane closures during construction hours.

Cedar Canyon / Restore SR-14. – on State Route 14, in the area of Mileposts 7-18.


* Stabilizing slopes at Milepost 7.

* Structural work near Mileposts 9 and 17.


* Final week of daytime closure.

* Open overnight Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

* Alternating single lane traffic with short signal delays at two locations near structural work.

* A small portion of the road is not paved.

* Beginning Friday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. the road will remain open all hours for access through the canyon.

For more information on this and similar topics visit these links:

UDOT’s Restore SR-14 website

Landlide closes SR=-14 east of Cedar City

UDOT to design new roadway after landslide closes SR-14 for months


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