Lehi City is seeking public feedback on a proposed pedestrian bridge over SR 92, near Digital Drive. The proposed bridge will connect the Utah Southern Rail Trail. City officials will discuss plans and answer community questions in an open house on Wednesday, December 6, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Lehi City Council Chambers, 153 North 100 East.
The proposed pedestrian bridge is part of a collection of projects dedicated to first- and last-mile connections to public transit that were awarded with a U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER grant being managed by the Utah Transit Authority. In addition to Lehi, the partners include the Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG), counties, Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), and 35 cities, as well at the Utah Department of Transportation.
The TIGER grant is providing $20 million toward a portion of the costs for more than 100 projects designed to enhance transit access. Bus stops, bike lanes, trails and pedestrian bridges all are included on the project list.
The $20 million grant for Utah First- and Last-Mile connections was one of the largest awarded in a fiercely competitive process in which more 585 applications totally more than $9 billion worth of projects competed for $500 million in grants.
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