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(KSL News) -- A new freeway, more light rail? A new transportation question is on the table at four public meetings in the next two weeks.
U-DOT wants input on what to do with a 5-mile wide, 35-mile long stretch of land from I-80 to Utah Lake. The area's called the Mountain View Corridor, and transit engineers say growth is driving the proposal.
Teri Newell/Project Manager: "BETWEEN 2000 AND 2030 WE'RE EXPECTING A HUNDRED PERCENT INCREASE IN POPULATION IN THE WESTERN SIDE OF SALT LAKE COUNTY, AND IN UTAH COUNTY IT'S EVEN MORE THAN THAT, WE'RE EXPECTING 145-PERCENT INCREASE IN POPULATION."
All of the meetings start at 6 pm.
Wed., May 28, 2003 6:00 - 8:00 pm
South Hills Middle School Cafeteria 13508 S 4000 W, Riverton
Thu., May 29, 2003 6:00 - 8:00 pm
West Jordan High School Commons Area 8136 S 2700 W, West Jordan
Wed., Jun. 4, 2003 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Granger High School Cafeteria 3690 S 3600 W, West Valley City
Thu., Jun. 5, 2003 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Pleasant Grove Jr. High School Cafeteria 810 N 100 E, Pleasant Grove