The Utah Department of Transportation is requesting public comment on the proposed widening and improvement of 700 East between 3300 and 4500 South in Salt Lake County.
The project is one of several designed to improve traffic flow on parallel routes commuters will use while 17 miles of I-15 are under construction beginning in April.Plans call for paving over the grass median on 700 East to add an extra lane in each direction. The project will not require the taking of residential or business property.
UDOT will hold a public hearing only if one is requested. Anyone wanting a public hearing should write to the department no later than Thursday. Registered letters must be sent to: James E. Johnston, community involvement officer, UDOT, environmental division, Box 148450, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-8450.