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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

More Paving of Ogden Canyon

Like Déjà Vu all over again, the canyon will be paved again this week.

Here are the details:

Change to Ogden Canyon Paving Scheduled for June 19-23
Scheduled total closure will now be from 8 p.m. on Saturday night through 8 p.m. on Sunday
Ogden -- The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) advises motorists that a short duration paving project will begin on state Road 39 in Ogden Canyon beginning June 19.
From Thursday night, June 19 through Tuesday morning, June 24, crews will be paving a section of SR-39, the Ogden Canyon Highway, from the Indian Trail near the mouth of the canyon to the Alaskan Inn. This paving is a part of the final phase of work related to last summer’s Ogden City Water Line project through Ogden Canyon.
This work will be conducted according to the following schedule:
·         Thursday June 19, to Friday June 20, one lane will be closed in the canyon with alternating traffic directed by flaggers from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., as crew’s lower utility accesses and make preparations for the paving work.

·         From 8 p.m. on Saturday night June 21, to 8 p.m. on Sunday night June 22, pavement removal and paving operations will be accomplished, with a complete closure of SR-39 in the canyon.  During this closures traffic must detour over alternate routes, such as SR-167, the Trappers Loop Highway via Interstate 84 through Weber Canyon, or via North Ogden Canyon Road, the so-called “North Ogden Divide.”  Access will be maintained for canyon residents during this complete closure. 

·         Finally, on Monday night, June 23, one lane will be closed with alternating traffic directed by flaggers from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., as crews restore utility accesses to their pre-project levels. 
Once this project is complete, a chip seal project will be conducted in late July to seal the roadway surface.  Stakeholders with questions about this project can contact the project hotline at 801-419-9554.
Construction activities, dates and times are subject to change because of weather or other unforeseen delays. For the latest information, download the free UDOT Traffic app on any iPhone or Android device or visit

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