The Utah Department of Transportation will hold off on an election of whether to build a noise wall after recieving lots of public feedback. Offiicals say they want to ensure that everyone can be heard.
The Utah Department of Transportation, known as UDOT hosted a Noise Study Information Meeting on Tuesday evening. About a hundred people showed up bringing with them a variety of opinions. Carolyn Murray has more:
A noise study information meeting will be held next Tuesday to discuss a possible noise wall being installed near Jeremy Ranch. The meeting will be held June 13th at 6 pm at Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. UDOT environmental and noise analysis experts will provide information on the study recently completed on I-80 between Jeremy Ranch and Lamb's Canyon.
The Save People, Save Wildlife group worked with the Utah Department of Transportation in the past couple of years to put up wildlife fencing to make the I-80 freeway near Jeremy Ranch a safer place for motorists and animals. Construction of a new climbing lane is causing concerns for the neighborhoods nearby. Carolyn Murray has these updates.