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Mill Creek Canyon in Salt Lake County, Utah to Close to Cyclists Starting August 8, 2022

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (August 4, 2022) — Mill Creek Canyon, a popular cycling route in Salt Lake County, Utah, will close to cyclists starting…

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SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (August 4, 2022) — Mill Creek Canyon, a popular cycling route in Salt Lake County, Utah, will close to cyclists starting August 8, 2022 and remain closed until Fall 2022 for construction. It is unclear if there will be any road improvements for cyclists such as wider bike lanes and slower car traffic speeds. The road will be closed to cyclists from the toll gate to the winter gate. Cyclists climbing Millcreek Canyon. Photo by Lisa Hazel A statement from the public involvement team is as follows:

Maintenance Work is Coming to Lower Millcreek Canyon
This August, the Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District and Unincorporated Salt Lake County will begin conducting work to extend the life of the pavement in Millcreek Canyon. This project will mill off the top layer of asphalt and add fresh pavement and update signing and striping of the roadway. Additionally, some key area drainage improvements will also be included in this project.

MILLCREEK CANYON MILL & OVERLAY PROJECT WORK ACTIVITIES
Construction activities will begin on Monday, August 8th and will wrap up in fall 2022. Crews will be onsite daily from approximately 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. In order to complete the improvements to the roadway, lane closures will be in place during this work.

CANYON USERS:
PLEASE PLAN AHEAD

Road Cycling Closures.
Because this work will remove the top layer of asphalt, it will not be safe for cyclists to use the road […]

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