New I-215 Traffic Pattern
The project team completed construction of southbound I-215 between 3300 South and 4500 South in early November 2022. To begin the next phase of work in this section, which includes reconstructing a portion of northbound I-215, the project team will shift traffic on I-215 to give crews space to work.
As early as Wednesday night, Nov. 16, the southbound I-215 travel lanes will no longer be shifted to the median and instead be moved onto the new concrete pavement. The northbound I-215 travel lanes in this section will be shifted to a lane split traffic pattern as early as Tuesday night, Nov. 22. This traffic pattern will be in place through spring 2023.
To safely navigate this new traffic pattern, drivers should follow the posted signage and message boards.
Those needing to exit northbound I-215 at 3300 South and 3900 South must stay in the right two lanes. Through traffic can use all travel lanes.
Plan ahead when approaching the lane split and follow the reduced speed limit. Making last-minute lane changes before the lane split is a safety hazard. Drivers can expect uneven pavement and drainage grates in the travel lanes and should use caution in the work zone.
Reduced Speed Limit
To accommodate a safer work zone, the speed limit on I-80 between 1300 East and 2300 East and I-215 from 3300 South to 4500 South has been reduced to 55 miles per hour. The speed limit will remain at 55 miles per hour through the end of construction.
Regular Lane Closures
Drivers should anticipate regular off-peak, overnight and weekend lane closures on I-215. To see real-time traffic conditions, visit UDOT Traffic.
To see impacts to nearby properties that increase noise or vibration, visit here.
The construction schedule and activities are subject to change.