Salt Lake City– Staker Parson Materials & Construction won Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) 2018 Highway Project of the Year for their Interstate 215 Renewed; 300 East to State Route-201 project. The Ralph L. Wadsworth joint venture project is owned by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and took place in Salt Lake County, Utah.
“This project has exceeded my expectations on how well we partnered to deliver a quality project that meets the transportation needs of the western Wasatch Front. We kept traffic moving during and after construction, and stayed under budget,” UDOT Project Manager Oanh Le-Spradlin said. This project was UDOT’s largest design-bid-build project to date.
The project included resurfacing Interstate 215 between 300 East and Redwood Road, replacing existing concrete between 4700 south and State Route 201, adding both auxiliary lanes and on/off ramps, as well as reconstruction of two bridges.
Approximately 125 thousand vehicles traveled through the work zone each day, making traffic coordination a key component to the success of this project. The companies planned the phasing in order to allow all four lanes to be open in both directions for the majority of heavy-traffic times, inflicting minimum to no delay for commuters.
“This project is a great example of what true partnership represents; partnership between joint venture contractors, sub-contractors, and a great partnership with the owner UDOT.” Travis Canfield, Staker Parson Companies South Wasatch Vice President said.