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12600 South at Bangerter to close for several months starting mid-January

Posted at 4:03 PM, Jan 05, 2021

RIVERTON, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation is planning to close a busy portion of 12600 South later this month for a road construction project expected to last several months.

The road will be closed in both directions at Bangerter Highway as early as Jan. 22, UDOT announced in a Facebook post.

The closure will be in place through August, according to UDOT's website. Crews will be constructing a "new freeway-style interchange."

Bangerter will remain open. It will be reduced to two lanes in the area, but with no stoplight at the 12600 South intersection — a change that UDOT says will be permanent.

Drivers will still be able to turn right from 12600 onto Bangerter and vice versa.

12600 South closure at Bangerter Highway

View the detour routes for those traveling on 12600 in the animation below: