La Sal Mountain Loop Road

Construction Updates

Road closures and traffic delays are in effect through October 2017 as follows:

  • From Sand Flats Road (MP 18) to Gateway Road (MP 26.5), the road will be closed Monday through Friday and nightly on weekends. Expect a maximum 30-minute delay during the weekends.
  • From Oowah Lake Road (MP 14) to Sand Flats Road (MP 18), expect a maximum 30-minute delay Monday through Friday.

Up to date closure information can be found here

Project Description

The scope of this project includes minor widening of the existing roadway to produce a consistent 22-foot width, pulverize, and pave. Geotechnical, hydraulic, and safety improvements will be included. This project is in Grand and San Juan Counties to the southeast of Moab, Utah. The project begins at the Mill Creek Bridge near the intersection with Oowah Lake Road and continues north to the junction with Gateway Road at milepost (MP) 26.5.

Key Project Dates

Award Date: Fall 2016
Anticipated Completion Date: Fall 2017

Project Photos

Previous Road Conditions

Previous Road Conditions.


Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall Construction

Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall Construction.


Culvert Replacement

Culvert Replacement.


Roadway Reconstruction

Roadway Reconstruction.

Map showing general vicinity of project
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Project Details
Project # UT FLAP 73(1)
Project Name La Sal Mountain Loop Road
Location Grand and San Juan Counties
FLMA Manti-La Sal National Forest
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Manager: Braden Peters
Phone: 720-963-3397
Email: Braden.Peters@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500