Construction Information

Construction is scheduled to begin in the median of University Parkway between 400 West and 800 East later this summer. This work will clear a path for the BRT portion of the project. Work on the outside lanes is scheduled from Fall 2016 through Summer 2017. Access will be maintained to all businesses. Watch for updates as more information becomes available.

3/17/17 Construction Update

Construction Progress In This Segment


Provo River bridge.

Provo River bridge replacement and storm drain installation continue. Concrete is being poured for new bridge decks. Median storm drain installation is progressing up the diagonal west of Carterville Road. Crews are placing and grading road base between 550 W. and the Provo River.

Traffic Impacts

  • March 19-23: Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction along the University Pkwy diagonal (800 E. in Orem to 550 W. in Provo) Sunday (March 19) through Thursday (March 23) nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for median storm drain installation.
  • Motorists are advised to reduce speeds (40 MPH speed limit) and watch for lane shifts along the diagonal. Left-turns are permitted into businesses only at signalized intersections.

Trail Impacts

  • The College Connector Trail is opened on a temporary surface until summer 2017 when it will be replaced with a wider, permanent surface.