Legacy Parkway premieres Saturday
Legacy Parkway will roar to life Saturday afternoon when Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. and other officials lead state troopers in a motorcycle motorcade opening the new $685 million, four-lane highway in Davis County.
Motorists who want to join in will be allowed onto southbound Legacy at about 4:15 p.m. to line up behind the motorcade at 500 South in Woods Cross, said Nile Easton, Utah Department of Transportation spokesman.
The group will head south between 4:30 and 5 p.m. after the officials make speeches at the 500 South interchange.
Northbound motorists who want an early peek can enter the highway from Interstate 215 or I-15 and cue up at a barricade, though they won't be allowed through until the southbound procession ends.
Preceding the opening will be a bicycle and foot race that morning along the highway to benefit a cancer