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Heat-buckled section of I-15 reopens near Bluffdale

First Published Jun 03 2013 10:01 am • Last Updated Jun 03 2013 12:51 pm

Utah Department of Transportation crews have repaired a stretch of Interstate 15 that buckled due to weekend heat.

Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Todd Johnson confirmed Monday that the HOV (high occupancy vehicle) and left inside lanes of I-15 southbound near Bluffdale had been reopened.

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The two lanes had been closed down Sunday afternoon near 14600 South after 90-plus degree weather damaged the roadway’s asphalt surface, causing at least two vehicular tire blowouts.

No injuries were reported.


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