GOMACO World Index --- 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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