Major roadwork to begin on Main Street
Nov 30, 2017 | 525 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Construction work on U.S. Route 191, from 200 North to 300 South in downtown Moab, is scheduled to begin Monday, Dec. 4, according to a press release from the Utah Department of Transportation. The project will involve removing and replacing cracked or damaged sections of concrete on Main Street. Areas under repair will be closed to traffic for up to two weeks while the concrete cures. This work will be followed by concrete grinding of the entire surface of Main Street to smooth it out.

During concrete grinding operations, traffic within the active work zone will be reduced to one lane in each direction. As work along Main Street crosses side streets, these will be temporarily closed to traffic. This roadwork will also extend a short distance into the side streets. Detours will be provided during these side street closures with access to residences and businesses maintained.

Crews will also perform work on the bridge over Mill Creek. This structure has old asphalt that will be removed. The substructure will be patched and repaired with new concrete decking placed on the bridge. During the construction period students should use the pedestrian pathway under the Mill Creek Bridge to cross Main Street. This work is expected to last through February.

In June crews will return to place a seal coat over the new concrete bridge deck. This work is primarily scheduled to take place at night with traffic being maintained over the bridge but reduced to one lane in each direction.

Any questions regarding the project should be directed to UDOT’s Scott Henriksen by calling 1-800-948-8286 or emailing him at shenriksen@utah.gov.


Copyright 2013 The Times-Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

report abuse...

Express yourself:

We're glad to give readers a forum to express their points of view on issues important to this community. That forum is the “Letters to the Editor.” Letters to the editor may be submitted directly to The Times-Independent through this link and will be published in the print edition of the newspaper. All letters must be the original work of the letter writer – form letters will not be accepted. All letters must include the actual first and last name of the letter writer, the writer’s address, city and state and telephone number. Anonymous letters will not be accepted.

Letters may not exceed 400 words in length, must be regarding issues of general interest to the community, and may not include personal attacks, offensive language, ethnic or racial slurs, or attacks on personal or religious beliefs. Letters should focus on a single issue. Letters that proselytize or focus on theological debates will not be published. During political campaigns, The Times-Independent will not publish letters supporting or opposing any local candidate. Thank you letters are generally not accepted for publication unless the letter has a public purpose. Thank you letters dealing with private matters that compliment or complain about a business or individual will not be published. Nor will letters listing the names of individuals and/or businesses that supported a cause or event. Thank you letters about good Samaritan acts will be considered at the discretion of the newspaper.