SR-12 CORRIDOR PROJECT UPDATE

SR-12; CONNECTED PASSING LANES OVERVIEW

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is starting construction on Monday, Aug. 31, on a project designed to enhance the safety and mobility of Scenic Byway State Route 12 (S.R. 12) through a one-and-one-quarter mile section of Bryce Canyon National Park. The project will provide improved access for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians through a better defined corridor built within the context of park and regional needs.

During construction, motorists should plan for single lane closures with alternating traffic and delays of up to 15 minutes during daylight hours. In addition, residents and businesses can expect increased noise, dust and vibration during construction.

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IMPACTS

During construction, motorists should plan for single lane closures with alternating traffic and delays of up to 15 minutes during daylight hours (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)  Monday through Thursday. Work on Friday and at night will be done as needed. In addition, residents and businesses can expect increased noise, dust and vibration during construction.

SCHEDULE

Crews will work Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 21-23, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Beginning on Dec. 24, work will stop for the winter and is anticipated to start up again in March 2021. The entire project will be complete in July 2021. 

2021 WORK

  • Drainage work
  • Riprap work
  • Aggregate added along the roadway

SAFETY

Drivers should use caution, obey traffic rules and slow down when traveling in inclement weather.

 


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