Part of 25th Street closed from January due to construction of the Ogden Express route

OGDEN, Utah (ABC4) – Starting Monday, January 3, 25th Street will be closed between Washington Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue.

The closure is an attempt to speed up the reconstruction of the Ogden Express (OGX) and the development of the Jefferson Avenue station.

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25th Street is slated to reopen in late spring 2022.

During the construction period, residents of Porter Avenue, service vehicles and commercial traffic will be the only ones to have access to 25th Street. Flaggers will be placed along Adams and Jefferson Avenue to direct those with authorized access.

Through traffic will be redirected to 24th and 26th Streets.

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Washington Boulevard and Ogden side streets, Adams, Jefferson Avenues and other specified areas will remain accessible for business entry and parking.

All on-street parking on 25th Street between Washington Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue will remain unavailable.

North and Southbound traffic will be maintained on 25th Street on Adams Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

Although the sidewalks will remain open, sidewalk detours will be in place at various points in the construction process.

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When completed, the OGX will be a 5.3 mile route, running from the Ogden FrontRunner Station to the Junction, downtown Ogden, 25th Street, Harrison Boulevard, Weber State University and McKay-Dee Hospital. The final project will consist of 1.5 miles of bus lanes and even include eleven clean air electric buses that will pass through 22 stations every 10-15 minutes on weekdays and 15-30 minutes on weekends.

For more information on the Ogden Express, click here.

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