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Westbound I-215 to close Friday through Monday near Parleys Canyon

FILE "“ Westbound I-215 will close between Foothill Drive and the westbound I-80 junction near 2300 East at 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday as crews break up existing concrete and pave over it with new asphalt.
FILE "“ Westbound I-215 will close between Foothill Drive and the westbound I-80 junction near 2300 East at 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday as crews break up existing concrete and pave over it with new asphalt.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Westbound I-215 will close between Foothill Drive and the westbound I-80 junction near 2300 East at 9 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday as crews break up existing concrete and pave over it with new asphalt.

During the closure, drivers will be detoured onto eastbound I-80 at Exit 2. They will then need to continue east up Parleys Canyon to Exit 132, Mount Aire Road, where they can turn around onto westbound I-80. The detour is approximately 8 miles long, and heavy congestion and delays are expected.

In addition, I-80 will be reduced to one lane in each direction on weeknights between 1300 East and the I-80/I-215 split as part of the project.

For the latest information on traffic restrictions during construction, visit the UDOT Traffic website at udottraffic.utah.gov or download the UDOT Traffic app for iPhone or Android.