Project information from 2018 through the current phase is available below.
Summer 2021 to Spring 2022
UDOT released the Draft EIS on June 25, 2021. The release of the Draft EIS was followed by a 70-day public comment period that ended on September 3, 2021.
UDOT released a Revised Draft EIS Chapter 26 – Section 4(f) and 6(f) Evaluation, on December 10, 2021. The release of the revised chapter was followed by a 30-day public comment period that ended on January 10, 2021.
Draft EIS & Revised Draft EIS Chapter 26 – Section 4(f) and 6(f) Evaluation Public Comments
The responses to all Draft EIS public comments will be included in the Final EIS.
General Materials 2021
UDOT Cottonwood Canyons Podcast
Episode 1: An Introduction to the Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS
Episode 2: Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS Bus Alternatives
Episode 3: Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS Gondola Alternatives
Episode 4: Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS Cog Rail Alternative
Episode 5: Little Cottonwood Canyon EIS Sub-Alternatives & the Kitchen Sink
Alternatives Development and Refinement
Summer 2020 to Spring 2021
UDOT released the Draft Alternatives Screening Report on June 8, 2020 and held a public comment period from June 8 to July 10, 2020. Public meetings were held on June 22-24, 2020, both virtually and in-person.
UDOT released an addendum to the June 8, 2020 Draft Alternatives Development and Screening Report on November 20, 2020 and identified two new alternatives.
General Materials 2020
Draft Purpose & Need and Alternative Screening Criteria
Summer 2019 to Spring 2020
UDOT released a draft of the Alternatives Screening Methodology Report for public review on March 11, 2019 and held a comment period from March 5, 2019, through June 14, 2019.
Based on comments received on the March 11, 2019, Alternatives Screening Methodology Report and the revised scope of the project on May 15, 2019, UDOT revised the Alternatives Screening Methodology Report. A public comment period was held from November 4 to December 13, 2019.
Revised Public Scoping
UDOT revised the project scope on March 5, 2019 and again on May 15, 2019. A public open house was held on April 9, 2019 at the Cottonwood Heights City offices and a scoping comment period was open from March 5, 2019, through June 14, 2019.
Scoping Report & Appendices
OPEN HOUSE MATERIALS
UDOT held a public scoping open house on April 10, 2018, at the Cottonwood Heights City offices to gather public input about items to consider in the environmental study. A public comment period was open from March 9 to May 4, 2018.