Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
image Construction on 100 East has closed the road to all traffic from Lake View Apartments to 400 North, except for residential traffic.

August 26, 2014
Storm drain project causes periodic closures of 100 East

A storm drain installation project has 100 East in Tooele periodically closed to through-traffic during business hours in the area behind Maceys and Albertsons.

The project involves the installation of a new storm drain under 100 East between the Lakeview Apartments complex and 400 North, according to Tooele City engineer Paul Hansen.

The large diameter of the new storm drain pipes has made it necessary for the city to relocate some of the existing utilities in the area as well, Hansen said in an email, and the additional utilities work has slowed construction work.

The city has also opted to close 100 East to through traffic in the work zone during work hours for safety purposes. 

Emma Penrod

Staff Writer at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Emma Penrod is a staff writer for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin and covers Tooele City government, religion, health, the environment, ethnic issues and public infrastructure. A Tooele native, Penrod graduated from Tooele High School in 2010. She holds an associates degree from Utah State University, and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Brigham Young University. She worked for the newspaper as a high school intern starting in 2008. In 2010 she began working full-time in the newsroom until she left for college later that year. While at BYU, Penrod worked as a writer and editor for a small health magazine in Utah County. She interned with The Riverdale Press, a community newspaper in the Bronx, NY and with the Deseret News. She is also the author of two non-fiction books.

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