Any excavating within the County right-of-way requires an excavation permit from the Engineering Division.
To work within the County right-of-way it is required by Ordinance that the excavator have on file with the Engineering Division a excavation bond guaranteeing the job site for three years from date of completion of the job and a certificate of insurance indemnifying Salt Lake County.
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48 hour notice is required before the commencement of work within the County right-of-way to allow for scheduling. To work within the right-of-way of Salt Lake County the minimum bond amount is $10,000.00, guaranteeing the job site for three years from date of completion. Salt Lake County must be listed as an additional insured on the contractors liability insurance minimum limits are $500,000.00.
Temporary traffic control must be in accordance with the MUTCD, approved by the Traffic Engineer or Excavation Inspector commencement of work.
Full road closure is generally not allowed; when necessary 72 hours notice is required and the Traffic Engineer must approve the traffic control plan. Barricade plans should be sent to Codee Holmes, Email: email@example.com or Fax (385) 468-6603.