UDOT, Payson City closer to identifying future of Interstate 15 interchange
The Utah Department of Transportation, as well as input received from the public, in coordination with the Federal agencies and Payson City. Four alternatives Highway Administration, has announced are being carried forward for consideration: that it has selected four alternatives for C1 Braided Ramps, C3 Frontage more detailed study as part of the I-15 Road Ramps, C4 Split Diamond, and I1 Payson Main Street Interchange Environmental Long Span Structure. Details regarding Impact Statement. each of these alternatives can be found at
“These four alternatives were selected www.udot.utah.gov/paysoneis. after working closely with city officials The study team will now analyze the and community members,” said UDOT environmental, social and economic effects Project Manager Justin Schellenberg. of these alternatives. The findings of “The next step is to determine which alternative this analysis will be presented in the Draft will best meet the community’s EIS, which will be available for public needs now and in the future. Our goal is review this fall. A public hearing will be to improve traffic flow and enhance safety held at that time to gather public comment. in this area.” The public is welcomed and encouraged
In December of 2015, UDOT, FHWA to provide input throughout the EIS process. and the study team originally proposed To see details regarding each alternative, a list of 17 potential alternatives. They provide feedback or stay up-to-date narrowed the list to a reasonable range of on the project, visit www.udot.utah.gov/ alternatives based on the results of preliminary paysoneis, send an email to paysoneis@ environmental screening process utah.gov or call 801-859-3770.