Trail Gaps

There are two gaps remaining to be completed in the 45-mile Jordan River Trail.  When complete, the trail will provide a continuous, paved, vehicle-separated trail network through the heart of the State of Utah’s most populated area.

 

200 South to North Temple Gap

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Estimated completion:

Design – Summer 2016

Construction – Spring – Summer 2017

Estimated Opening – Fall 2017

Lead Agency:  Salt Lake City

 

Description:

This section of missing trail will connect the Jordan River Trail between the historic Fisher Mansion at 200 South and the Utah State Fairpark on North Temple. Salt Lake City has started construction of this iconic bridge.  Funding for the bridge comes from several sources including a 2012 Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Bond, an appropriation from the Utah Legislature, grants secured by the Jordan River Commission, and contributions from Salt Lake City.

 

14600 South to 15000 South Gap

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Estimated completion:

Design – Summer 2015

Construction begins – Winter  2016

Estimated Opening – June 2017

 Lead Agency:  Salt Lake County

 

Description:

There is a section of missing trail between the Jordan River Parkway Trail from the Springview Farms Trailhead on 14600 South to an existing section of trail near 15000 South in Bluffdale.

This section is currently under construction, and trail users are recommended to use 1300 West between 14600 South and 15000 South to connect through this section.  There is an at-grade crossing with a pedestrian activated crossing beacon at 14600 South.

Funding for the trail is being provided through a voter-approved 2012 Salt Lake County Regional Parks and Trails Bond.