Junior Godinez helps construct a concrete barrier as construction crews work on a new westbound I-80 auxiliary lane between state Route 201 and S.R. 36 in Tooele County on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News TOOELE — Drivers commuting between Tooele and Salt Lake counties will have a little extra space available to them in the event of a driving mishap or car trouble. The Utah Department of Transportation is opening a new exit-only lane on westbound I-80 between state Route 201 and S.R. 36 in Tooele County beginning Wednesday morning. This new “auxiliary” lane — completed six months early and on budget — is designed to provide more room for entering or exiting the freeway, with the added benefit of improving traffic flow...
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Tooele to Salt Lake commute just got better: UDOT finishes I-80 project ahead of schedule