PROJECT UPDATE (updated 6/21/2022) – Section 2 of the project, between the railroad tracks and 900 West will completed in August 2022. Work on section 1 of the project, between W Temple and 300 West is continuing and will be completed in the fall of 2023. Finally, section 3, between State Street and 945 East, will begin next year in the spring of 2023. It should be noted these are tentative dates that can be impacted by inclement weather, supply shortages, and other unforeseen circumstances.
Learn more about the 900 South project and construction of the Central Ninth portion (300 West to West Temple) below.
Salt Lake City will reconstruct 900 South from 900 West to Lincoln Street (945 East) starting in 2021. As part of the project, the 9-Line Trail corridor will be an attractive, safe, and inclusive place for neighbors, businesses, and street users. A new trail will also introduce a walking and bicycling connection between east and west Salt Lake City, linking neighborhoods, business districts, and cultural destinations.
Learn more about the two phases of the 900 South project by clicking on the dropdowns below.
PHASE 1 900 South Construction - 300 West to West Temple (Central Ninth)
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Read the 9 Line Trail Extension Study from 2018 for more background.
Public Comment Responses
Check out public comment and project responses here.
How to Survive Construction Workshop
Thanks to everyone that joined the 2021 How to Survive Construction workshop! Check out the presentation slides from the workshop below.
Construction on this section of 900 South began July 2021 and will continue through Fall 2023.
Businesses along the 900 South corridor, from West Temple to 300 West are open for business, and signage indicates how to best navigate construction.
Starting February 27, 2022 all eastbound traffic will be detoured down 800 South. There will be a single lane of westbound access with parking available on the north side of the street and in specified lots. Washington St, 200 West, and Jefferson St will be accessible via left hand turns.
Construction will continue on the south side of 900 South until November 2022. Meanwhile work on the center median will go on from March through July 2022. Due to construction, there is no parking on the south side.
Construction on the north side of 900 South, will begin in Spring 2023.
PHASE 2 900 South Design - 900 West to Lincoln Street (945 East)
900 South Open House
Review the 900 South Design
from 900 West to Lincoln Street
Check out the Phase 2 design open house here!
900 South Maps
Take a more detailed look at all the improvements going in on 900 South with the scroll plots below!
Traffic & Parking Study
Download the traffic and parking study information for this project below. They include the data on the 2021-2023 project’s impact on vehicular traffic and ideas for improving parking management. Note that a caveat on pages 3 and 17 explains that the proposed strategies and recommendations would only be possible with improved organization, finance structures, and staffing related to parking (and related infrastructure, management, and policies).
Construction began on the section of 900 South from 300 West to West Temple in summer 2021. Construction on the rest of the corridor will continue until the end of 2023. However, construction will be staged to only impact portions of the corridor at any given time in order to reduce construction impacts to the community.
This project is valued at $19 million, and is financed via multiple sources of funding including an active transportation grant from Salt Lake County, RDA funds, the 2018 voter-approved Funding Our Future street reconstruction bond, and water and sewer funds (among others).
Project Contact Information
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- Tom Millar: Transportation Planner | 801-535-6134
- Josh Willie: Project Engineer | 801-535-6281
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