The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will deliver two projects along the U.S. Route 191 corridor in 2023. Each of these projects are in Grand County. The first is a paving project from North Moab(Main Street) and points North to Mile Post 148. The second is an improvement project to install a new passing lane, as well as approach/acceleration lanes along a four-mile section adjacent to the Raptor State Park access point. Click on the tabs above for additional information.
Phase 1 Start: Sept. 17 (updated)
- Sept 17 - 22
Various patching of roadway sections between 200 & 400 N, including near the Colorado River Bridge. Crews will also remove some roadway striping in preperation for paving overlay. Plan on some local lane closures in the construction zone using construction barrels and cones, but traffic delays should be minor.
- Sept 25 - 26 [Daytime Work]
Crews will be replacing a pedestrian ramp on SE corner of 300 N.
Nightime Work Suspended until the following week
- Sept 30 - Oct 13 (Updated)
Primary paving work begins on north side of route at Mile Post 145, moving southbound. Crews will fill old rumble strips, then paving activity will progress in north/soundbound sections until completion. Flaggers and pilot-car operations will be required. Expect moderate delays.
- Oct 15 - 17
New center line and outside lane rumble strips will be installed for motorist safety. New roadway signs to be installed at various locations along the route. Traffic delays should be light.
- Oct 18 - 25
Painting/striping of permanent lane lines, roadway directional markings and crosswalks. Plan on some short-distance traffic control operations using barrels/cones and flaggers onsite. Traffic delays should be light. <project substantially complete>
Phase 1 End: Late October
Estimated 50 calendar day construction period
NOTE: Crews will return in November to add a second coat of travel lane paint lines. This work will last a couple of days.
Phase 2 Start: Fall 2023
Work Hours: TBA
Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions and material availability.
This will likely be a multi-season project starting with earth moving work in the late Fall of 2023, a suspension through the Winter months, then resuming additional work from Spring through Fall 2024 < Stay tuned for addtional details >
Phase 2 End: Fall 2024
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