Utah Valley University (UVU) Campus

4/13/2018 Construction Update

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UVU campus BRT station.

BRT station platform work is ongoing on College Drive.

University Parkway Orem (400 West - 800 East)

4/13/18 Construction Update

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Drainage work on Univ. Pkwy

BRT station platform work continues in the median near the 400 W. and Main St. intersections.

Traffic signal installation continues at 200 E.

Eastbound: Excavation, road base placement and storm drain and landscape wall installations continue from 200 E. to State St. (University Crossing). Paving is planned next week from 100 E. to 200 E. Storm drain, landscape wall and traffic signal installations continue between 800 E. and State St.

Westbound: Landscaping installations and sidewalk tie-ins continue between 400 W. and 200 W. Storm drain installation continues at the Honda dealership. Utility relocations (water, fiberoptic) continue from 200 E. to State St. (Carillon Square). Landscape wall installation and road base placement continue from State St. to 800 E. (University Place) and curb installation is expected to begin next week.

Traffic Impacts

  • Eastbound Univ. Pkwy will continue to be restricted to two lanes through April 20 from 200 E. to State St. for widening activities. Motorists should expect travel delays and may choose to use alternate routes when travel is time sensitive.
  • Univ. Pkwy traffic is shifted to the outside lanes between 400 W. and 200 E. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds and watch for lane shifts.
  • Left-turns are permitted only at signalized intersections. Left-turns are not permitted in mid-block sections over solid double yellow lines. Please be safe and make left-turns into businesses only at traffic lights.
  • Business accesses are being maintained. On-street parking has been eliminated.
  • Sidewalk is closed on both sides of Univ. Pkwy between State St. and Main St. in Orem and pedestrians are detoured to 1200 S.

Bus Detours

  • Temporary bus stops on eastbound Univ. Pkwy at 210 W. (by Golden Corral) and 350 E. (by In-N-Out Burger) have been discontinued and a new temporary bus stop has been placed at at 50 W. Univ. Pkwy. Please use caution at this bus stop as the landscaping is not yet complete.

University Parkway Diagonal (800 East, Orem - University Avenue, Provo)

4/13/18 Construction Update

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Sound wall installation on Univ. Pkwy

Sound wall installation continues on eastbound Univ. Pkwy and median paving is planned next week on the diagonal.

BRT station platform work continues at 550 W.

Curb/sidewalk/irrigation tie-ins continue between Freedom Blvd. and Univ. Ave.

Traffic Impacts

  • Traffic is shifted to the outside lanes along the Univ. Pkwy diagonal to accommodate reconstruction in the roadway median. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds (40 MPH speed limit) and watch for lane shifts. Left-turns are permitted into businesses only at signalized intersections.

Trail Impacts

  • The Provo River Parkway Trail is open under the University Parkway bridge.
  • The College Connector trail is open on the new surface down the diagonal.

Bus Detours

  • Bus stops in the area of 550 W. University Parkway have been temporarily discontinued, and temporary stops (817036 and 817086) on the detour using 2230 N. are in place.

FINISHED PRODUCT

When the new bridge and roadway are complete, there will be three traffic lanes in each direction and room for the BRT in the middle. The College Connector bike route will provide bike access throughout this area.

Brigham Young University (900 East)

4/13/2018 Construction Update



BRT station work at stadium

BRT station platform work continues and curb/sidewalk/roadway restoration is underway on Univ. Pkwy at the stadium/MTC and 900 N./700 E.

Traffic/Sidewalk Impacts

  • Intermittent lane restrictions and sidewalk closures are effective in station work zones through spring 2018.
  • Pedestrians are advised to remain alert while walking near work zones and to follow posted signage, sidewalk detours and flaggers. Mid-block crossings are not permitted. In the MTC area, pedestrians are directed to cross Univ. Pkwy at the 900 E. intersection. Please be safe and follow designated walkways.

700 North Provo (700 North - 500 South)

4/13/18 Construction Update


700 North

Median curb installation is expected to begin along the 700 N. corridor during the week of April 23.

BRT station platform work is ongoing at 400 E.

Prior to the beginning of the spring irrigation season, landscapers are inspecting and testing new sprinkler lines along the project corridor. Property owners or tenants experiencing issues with sprinkler lines may contact the project hotline (888-661-8806) to schedule an on-site visit.

Traffic Impacts

  • 700 N. is opened to thru-traffic from Univ. Ave. to 700 E. Roadway shoulders remain closed. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds and watch for construction vehicles and equipment.
  • On-street parking is NOT permitted along 700 N. between Univ. Ave. and 700 E. Citations will be issued for vehicles parked in this zone.
  • Pedestrian access is being maintained at intersections. To maintain public safety, pedestrians and bicyclists are advised to stay out of the roadway work zone and remain on the sidewalk and walkways at intersections.

Bus Detours

  • UTA bus Routes 830 and 831 have been rerouted back to 700 N., with stops on both sides of the street near the 200 E. and 600 E. intersections.

University Avenue Provo (700 North - 500 South)

4/13/18 Construction Update

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University Avenue: 100 N. and 300 N. Closures

Beginning Monday, April 16, the eastern legs of the Univ. Ave. intersections at 100 N. and 300 N. will be closed to thru-traffic (see map above) for approximately one month for reconstruction. No access will be permitted to or from Univ. Ave. on the eastern side of both intersections. Detours will be marked and business and residential access will be maintained via100 E.

BRT station work continues in the median between 300 S. and 400 S.

Southbound: Roadway paving, sidewalk/curb tie-ins and irrigation/landscaping installations continue between Center St. and 750 N.

Northbound: Road base placement and preparations for concrete roadway paving are planned next week from Center St. to 400 N.

Traffic Impacts

  • Beginning Monday, April 16, the eastern legs of the Univ. Ave. intersections at 100 N. and 300 N. will be closed to thru- traffic for approximately one month for reconstruction.
  • During the week of April 22, a traffic shift is planned between Center St. and 500 N. More details will be provided as plans are finalized.
  • Roadway shoulder closures are effective in the Univ. Ave. work zones and on-street parking is restricted. All travel lanes remain opened and business accesses are being maintained.
  • Alternate business parking areas are shown on the map below. Look for blue public parking signs to direct you to over one-thousand parking spots within a 1-3 minute walk of your downtown destination.

Provo Station/East Bay

4/13/2018 Construction Update

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Provo Intermodal Center 

Work continues to add bus stop bays on the east side of the bus loop at the Provo Intermodal Center (Frontrunner station) at 600 S./100 W. Bus routing and stops are not affected by the work.


Provo Towne Centre Mall



BRT station work is expected to begin during the week of April 23

East Bay Blvd., Provo


East Bay Blvd. BRT station work

BRT station platform work continues at the 180 E. intersection

Novell Place, Provo


Preliminary utility work for BRT station at Novell Place

Preliminary utility work for BRT station construction is underway on 1860 S. Shoulder closures will be effective on 1860 S. for this work.