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Davis County road to close overnight for installation of freeway bridge

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Posted at 4:55 PM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 18:55:56-05

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — Utah Department of Transportation officials are warning motorists to plan for an overnight closure in Davis County as crews install a freeway new bridge at Hill Field Road.

Starting at 9 p.m. tonight,  UDOT will close Hill Field Road under Interstate 15 as crews slide the new northbound I-15 bridge into place, UDOT officials say.

The road is expected to reopen Thursday, at 6 a.m.

During the closure, all freeway on- and off-ramps will remain open, however, motorists wanting to cross under I-15 at Hill Field Road are instructed to use exits at Antelope Drive or Layton Parkway.

Crews are reconstructing the I-15 interchange at Hill Field Road as a single-point urban interchange, according to UDOT officials. The reconstructed interchange, along with several nearby ThrU turn intersections are part of a project to improve the flow of traffic and reduce delays in the Layton area.

For more information about the Hill Field Road interchange and other UDOT projects, visit udottraffic.utah.gov, or download the UDOT Traffic app.