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GOMACO World 40.2 - October 2012

THIS is a Paving Project– The I-15 CORE - Page 12

Facts and Figures from Provo Rivers Constructors, Utah Department of Transportation, and I-15 CORE

 

  • I-15 is Utah’s primary north-south corridor
  • I-15 in Utah County was completed in 1965, with no significant improvements since
  • Utah County is the second most populated county with 20 percent of the state’s population
  • County’s projected population in 2010 was 560,000; by 2020 it will exceed 727,000
  • 140,000 daily vehicles traveled the busiest stretches in Utah County during 2007; number is projected to grow to approximately 238,000 by 2030
  • I-15 CORE is the largest road construction project in state history
  • Largest project underway in the western United States
  • $1.725 billion price tag with a design-build contract of $1.2 billion
  • 24 miles (38.6 km) of reconstructed interstate, adding two lanes in each direction
  • 6.8 million tons of fill/embankment/borrow
  • 50 miles (80.5 km) of drainage pipe
  • 800,000 square feet (74,322 m2) of mechanically-stabilized earth walls
  • Painted roughly 1100 miles (1770 km) of temporary striping and roadway markings
  • Over 60 bridge structures, five of which were ABC bridges rolled into position
  • 2.67 million square yards (2,232,460 m2) of Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
    – 380,993 square yards (318,559 m2) completed in 2010
    – 1,380,061 square yards (1,153,907 m2) completed in 2011
    – 908,946 square yards (759,9954 m2) completed in 2012
  • 200,000 cubic yards (152,911 m3) of Portland Cement Concrete other than paving
  • 3000 blankets for five miles (8 km) of cold weather concrete protection
  • 9000 orange barrels
  • Concrete paving began September 15, 2010
  • Last day of concrete slipform paving was August 29, 2012
  • 364 lane miles (586 km)
  • Project used 40-year concrete along the entire corridor


 

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Utah County I-15 Corridor Expansion - GOMACO World Vol. 40, No. 2

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