NEWS RELEASE: Crossing Maintenance to Close 500 South (SR-68) in Woods Cross This Weekend

For Immediate Release

Crossing Maintenance to Close 500 South (SR-68) in Woods Cross This Weekend

500 South will close at the RR X-ing from 6 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. on Sunday

 

Ogden — The Utah Department of Transportation advises all motorists and trucking operators that the Union Pacific Railroad will close 500 South (SR-68) at the railroad crossing at 800 West, Saturday and SundayApril 29-30, to replace the concrete crossing panels at that location.

Because of this railroad crossing maintenance work, no traffic will be allowed past the crossing in either direction on 500 South (SR-68), from 6 a.m. on Saturday morning April 29, until 7 p.m. on Sunday April 30.  Trucks and other motorists needing access to the refineries and industrial areas west of the crossing should use either 400 North (SR-106, Exit 317) in Bountiful, or Redwood Road (SR-68, Exit 27) via I-215.

Automobiles and authorized trucks (less than 5 axles and under 80,000 lbs. GVW) may also access areas west of the crossing via the Legacy Parkway 500 South Interchange (Exit 4) in West Bountiful.

                                                      – UDOT –

 

Media Contact:
Vic Saunders
UDOT Region 1 Communications Manager
vsaunders@utah.gov
Cell:  801-726-4120

 

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