I-80 OVERNIGHT CLOSURE ALERT

​I-80 will be closed overnight in both directions between 700 East and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City while crews place beams for the new 1700 East Bridge over I-80. Depending on the weather, the closure is scheduled to occur:

Overnight on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021
10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

While the full closure begins at 10 p.m., lane closures will begin at 7 p.m. Drivers accessing eastbound I-80 from I-15 will need to exit at 700 East.

As an alternate route, drivers can use I-15 and I-215, as shown in the map below. Drivers should follow posted signage during the closure.

Local traffic can use 700 East and 3300 South as an alternate route. In addition, access to the following will remain open for local traffic:

  • Foothill Drive (Exit 1) from I-215

  • Westbound I-80 from 700 East and 1300 East

  • Eastbound I-80 from southbound Foothill Drive​

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WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Shifted traffic lanes on I-80 and I-215

  • Uneven pavement in travel lanes, including drainage grates

  • Reduced speed limit on I-80 and I-215

  • All lanes open Monday through Friday during peak hours

  • Overnight and weekend closures

  • Increased dust, noise and vibration

  • Work occurring simultaneously on I-80 and I-215 

 

Trucks frequently enter and exit the work zone from the left lanes of I-80 and I-215. Follow the reduced speed limit and give other drivers plenty of room.

The construction schedule and activities are subject to change.​​

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