UPDATE SUNDAY 4/28/19 9:45 p.m. – Repair work and testing of the damaged power lines in the vicinity of UTA’s Millcreek Station (3300 South) have been completed.
Spokesperson said after round the clock work by UTA crews, normal service has resumed in time for Monday morning’s commute.
UPDATE: UTA anticipates having north and southbound services restored by Sunday afternoon the latest. This is according to Spokesperson Carl Arky. Arky said a lightning strike snapped a Rocky Mountain Power line which fell on a UTA wire splicing it in half. This happened around 6 o’clock Friday evening.
Since, crews have been working around the clock to repair the line and restore services. As a result, thousands of passengers are being bused to various locations as the wire is being fixed.
MURRAY, Utah (ABC4 News) – A broken power line has created some major issues and major delays for UTA Trax riders. Due to this issue, UTA says you can and should expect delays on all TRAX lines.
Below is the latest update from UTA so you can plan your Saturday traveling.
TRAX Reminder 1:12 pm:
-Expect delays on all lines
-Green Line running normally
-Blue Line is from Draper to Murray Central/ Central Pointe to SL Central
-Red Line is from Medical to Central Pointe/ Daybreak to Murray Central
-BUS BRIDGE from Central Pointe to Murray Central. — UTA (@RideUTA) April 27, 2019
Here’s a bit of good news regarding this situation–UTA says it has been notified by the repair crew that repairs will most likely be completed late Saturday or early Sunday.