5600 WEST ROAD WIDENING

Project Manager Greg Davenport
August 28 Update

7800 South to 8200 South

  • Crews are currently paving the final layer of asphalt in this section.

  • Beginning August 29, crews will begin striping the roadway for it's final configuration.

  • The week of September 3 crews will begin to raise utilities along the whole project corridor. This work will require single lane closures where work is taking place.

 

8200 South Intersection

  • Beginning in the afternoon on August 29, the signal will be turned on and operational. Motorists are advised to pay attention to the new signal.

8600 South to 8200 South Closure

  • Beginning August 29, crews will begin to stripe the roadway for it's final configuration in preparation for opening all lanes of traffic.

  • Wall staining, fence tie-ins and the remainder of landscaping work is ongoing through next week.

Contact Us

Public Works Administration

7960 South 4000 West

West Jordan, UT 84088

Hours
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Project Hotline: 888-966-6624 Ext. 5
Project Email:
5600wconstruction@wjordan.com
PROJECT OVERVIEW
5600 West Road Widening Project – 7800 South to 8600 South

Beginning spring 2018, crews will widen 5600 West between 7800 South and 8600 South to five lanes. The project will also add a new signal at 8200 South, and bicycle lanes, sidewalk and a privacy wall where none currently exist. Work will occur during daytime hours and one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. Motorists should anticipate delays. West Jordan has created a communications team to provide project impact information to the public. They can be reached at 888-966-6624 ext. 5 or by emailing 5600Wconstruction@wjordan.com.

 

Aug 15, 2018

Project Update - August 15

August 15 Update

7800 South to 8200 South

  • Traffic has been switched to the west side of the road and crews are working on removing and replacing asphalt on the east side through the week. 

  • Beginning tomorrow, crews will begin installation of the new drainage pipe under the east side of the roadway. This installation will require a crane on site.

 

8200 South Intersection

  • Crews are currently working on excavating the southeast quadrant of the intersection. 

  • Crews have begun installation of the new signal and it will be operational by next week.

 

8600 South to 8200 South Closure

  • The road will open to one lane in each direction as early as Tuesday, August 21. Although the road will be one, there will still be construction along the project corridor. The project team wants to make sure that motorists and pedestrians stay aware. The project team will maintain a safe walking route while construction is finishing.

  • Wall panel installation is expected to complete next week.

    • Wall staining, fence tie-ins and the remainder of landscaping work is ongoing through next week.

 

Please use caution around the work zone. Trucks are entering and exiting the closure all day.

Aug 07, 2018

Project Update - August 7

August 7 Update

In observance of the Pioneer Day Holiday, no work is planned from July 21 through July 24.

7800 South to 8200 South

  • Beginning Wednesday, August 8 through Thursday, August 9, crews will begin paving the west side of the roadway. Traffic will be switched to the new asphalt on Friday, August 10.

 

8200 South Intersection

Crews are phasing reconstruction of the intersection to maintain traffic and pedestrian access. Anticipate changing pedestrian access and traffic patterns through mid-August.

  • Crews will switch work to the southeast quadrant of the intersection once the traffic has been switched to the new asphalt.

  • Crews will begin installation of the new signal beginning next week.

 

8600 South to 8200 South Closure

  • Crews plan on pouring curb along the east side of the closure beginning tomorrow.

  • Crews are working on fixing soft spots along the roadway through the week to prepare for asphalt paving.

  • Utility installation is planned in this area through mid-August.

  • Wall panel installation is expected to complete next week.

    • Wall staining, fence tie-ins and the remainder of landscaping work is ongoing through next week.

 

Please use caution around the work zone. Trucks are entering and exiting the closure all day.

Jul 17, 2018

Project Update - July 17

In observance of the Pioneer Day Holiday, no work is planned from July 21 through July 24.


7800 South to 8200 South

  • Crews continue pouring curb and gutter, installing drainage boxes and widening the culvert on the north end.

  • Asphalt paving is planned along the west side of the road between 7900 South and 8200 South in late July.

 

8200 South Intersection

Crews are phasing reconstruction of the intersection to maintain traffic and pedestrian access. Anticipate changing pedestrian access and traffic patterns through mid-August while crews work to finish prior to school resuming.

  • Crews are working on the northwest side of the 8200 South intersection through July.

 

8600 South to 8200 South Closure

  • Roadway excavation on the east side continues through this week with west side excavation planned to begin Friday, July 20 through the end of the month.

  • Materials hauling and placement is planned between Annie Lane and 8200 South in late July for up to three weeks. Expect additional truck traffic, noise, dust and possible vibration near the work zone.

  • Utility installation is planned in this area beginning as early as July 25 through mid-August.

  • Wall panel installation is expected to complete in early August.

    • Wall staining, fence tie-ins and the remainder of landscaping work will complete in August.

Jul 02, 2018

Project Update - July 2

8600 S to 8200 S Closure Update

Beginning Monday, July 9, 5600 West will be closed to traffic between 8600 South and 8200 South for approximately 45 days. This closure allows the contractor to complete the widening in almost half the time, shortening the impact to the public by approximately 40 days. Motorists are encouraged to use Mountain View Corridor from 7800 South and 9000 South as an alternate route.

May 09, 2018

Project Update - May 9

Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, May 14 (weather permitting) and last about four months to widen 5600 West between 7800 South and 8600 South. Construction will begin along the east side of 5600 West with the installation of new privacy walls along West Hills Middle School and south. Work will also be taking place at the north end of the project at 7800 South with excavation and will move south.

Apr 13, 2018

Project Update - April 13

Thank you to all who came to the construction open house on April 12th and for Councilman Alan Anderson for hosting it. If you missed it, you can watch the open house via Facebook Live. And a big thank you to Ascent Academy welcoming us into their beautiful school!

 

Construction is scheduled to begin in early May (weather permitting) and last about four months to widen 5600 West between 7800 South and 8600 South.

 

The widening will include:

• New signal at 8200 South

• Improvements to old pavement

• New sidewalk

• Improved drainage facilities

• Bicycle lanes

• New lighting and privacy wall where none exist

Apr 03, 2018

Project Update - April 3

PROJECT OPEN HOUSE APRIL 12TH  7-8:30 PM

Construction is scheduled to begin in late April (weather permitting) and last about four months to widen 5600 West between 7800 South and 8600 South.

 

A project open house is scheduled for Thursday, April 12, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Ascent Academy (5662 West 8200 South) where you can come learn more about the construction. We will also be streaming it on the West Jordan City Hall Facebook page and be taking questions via Facebook Live.

 

The widening will include:

• New signal at 8200 South

• Improvements to old pavement

• New sidewalk

• Improved drainage facilities

• Bicycle lanes

• New lighting and privacy wall where none exist

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