I-80

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UDOT has completed noise balloting for the I-80 Westbound Truck Lane and Wildlife Improvements project.  With 93 % voting in favor of a noise barrier, the results surpass UDOT’s noise abatement requirements. The variable height, 7 to 17 foot high  barrier will be built as part of a larger freeway project scheduled for 2018.The announcement was sent to KPCW late in the day last Friday, right before the long holiday weekend.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Group Says UDOT's Noise Barrier Proposal is Invalid

Dec 6, 2017

Next year the Utah Department of Transportation will install an additional climbing lane on I-80 next to the Jeremy Ranch neighborhood.  Their policy requires they address noise issues related to the additional lane. A battle continues between UDOT and a group of basin residents who are opposed to the construction of the barrier.  Carolyn Murray has this update:

Group Says UDOT is Deceiving Taxpayers

Nov 30, 2017
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The Utah Department of Transportation has published their second engineering review on noise impacts to property owners along I-80 where they plan to construct a climbing lane in 2018.  A new engineering report has been published but a group of citizens continue to challenge the legitimacy of the findings. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Spurred this week by a citizen advocate from Jeremy Ranch, the Summit County Council will have some further discussions about a proposed I-80 noise wall near Jeremy. A work session on the sound wall will be held Monday, November 20 at the Richins Building from 4-6pm. Rick Brough has more.

UDOT Wants Input From All On Noise Barrier

Nov 2, 2017
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The Utah Department of Transportation is building a climbing lane on I-80 near Jeremy Ranch.  They hired an engineering firm to assess the impacts on the property owners who are most affected by the additional noise from the truck lane. Carolyn Murray has more on this ongoing story. 

Noise Abatement Wall Goes Out To A Vote

Oct 18, 2017
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For months, UDOT has studied the noise impacts an additional climbing lane will have on nearby property owners on I-80 near the Jeremy Ranch exit. Now UDOT will  be asking them to vote on how they want to mitigate the noise.  Carolyn Murray has this:

UDOT Begins Wildlife Fence on I-80

Aug 18, 2017
UDOT workers installing new wildlife fencing on I-80

  

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The Save People, Save Wildlife group worked with the Utah Department of Transportation in the past couple of years to put up wildlife fencing to make the I-80 freeway near Jeremy Ranch a safer place for motorists and animals.  Construction of a new climbing lane is causing concerns for the neighborhoods nearby.  Carolyn Murray has these updates.

An Open House was held on Wednesday to introduce some high level conceptual ideas being considered for development on the Cline Dahle parcel near Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. KPCW’s  Carolyn Murray attended and has this:

Noise Wall Goes to Vote

Jun 14, 2017

The Utah Department of Transportation, known as UDOT hosted a Noise Study Information Meeting on Tuesday evening.  About a hundred people showed up bringing with them a variety of opinions.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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