I-15 to close in Lehi overnight Oct. 17 and 18 as work continues on Tech Corridor

UDOT released this photo of how the Technology Corridor on I-15 will look. Photo Courtesy: UDOT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 10, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Transportation has announced closures on Interstate 15 overnight in Lehi next week while work continues on the Technology Corridor.

A news release from UDOT said I-15 will have overnight directional closures in Lehi on Oct. 17 and 18 as crews place beams for the new 600 East bridge.

Southbound I-15 will close overnight between 2100 North and Lehi Main Street from 11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 to 4 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18.

Northbound I-15 will close overnight in the same location from 11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 to 4 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19.

Lane closures will begin at 9:30 p.m. each night and all lanes will be open by 5:30 a.m. each morning. Drivers are asked to follow detour signs and plan extra travel times.

The $450 million Technology Corridor on I-15 started construction in the spring. The aim is to widen I-15 to six lanes in both directions between S.R. 92 (Timpanogos Highway) and Main Street in Lehi, UDOT said in a previous news release. This is the last remaining section of I-15 between Salt Lake City and Spanish Fork where the freeway is still only four lanes wide.

For the latest information on traffic restrictions during construction, visit the UDOT Traffic website, or download the UDOT Traffic app for iPhone or Android. Drivers can also follow UDOT on social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Map Courtesy: UDOT

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