UFA readies ribbon-cutting following new fire station completion

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Following months of construction, Eagle Mountain residents will soon be able to tour one of the two newly constructed fire stations in the community. The Unified Fire Authority (UFA) will hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony next week for two fire stations that were completed over the summer. Station 253 is located on Mid… Read more »

ShopFest Utah 2023: The best is yet to come

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Since its humble beginnings as the Eagle Mountain Street Fair, ShopFest has quickly become one of Utah’s largest and most popular shop local events. Each year, thousands of patrons gather at Cory B. Wride Memorial Park to support hundreds of Utah small and home-based businesses. Attendance at ShopFest increases year after year, challenging all involved… Read more »

Construction begins at Smith Ranch Park, renderings released 

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Construction related to the Smith Ranch Park expansion project began in mid-May.   In addition to expanding the area of the park, a new playground, skatepark and ninja course are also included in the project plans.  “After this is developed the whole park will be about a 16-acre park,” says Brad Hickman, director of Parks and… Read more »

EM Blvd roundabout project postponed, other projects prioritized­­

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The Eagle Mountain Blvd. roundabout project has been delayed until further notice. The project, which will replace the roundabout at Eagle Mountain Blvd. and Pony Express Pkwy. with a traffic signal, was postponed after the City rejected a bid that came in significantly over budget. “It was almost double what we were thinking when the… Read more »

Prep underway for municipal elections in 2023

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Preparations are underway for the 2023 Municipal Primary and General elections. The Eagle Mountain Municipal General Election will be held in November of this year, but the City Recorder’s Office has been preparing since February. Lianne Pengra, Chief Deputy Recorder with Eagle Mountain City, says that the Recorder’s Office is responsible for putting together a… Read more »

Cooler weather continues delays for EM Blvd. restriping

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A dip in temperatures has again delayed lane restriping of Eagle Mountain Blvd., which was previously planned to be completed this week. The restriping of Eagle Mountain Blvd. has been in the works for months, according to Chris Trusty, Eagle Mountain City engineer. A wetter-and-colder-than-average winter has repeatedly delayed completion of the project. “It just… Read more »

Flooding prompts closure of Belle St, slows SR-73 traffic

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One Eagle Mountain road remains closed for repairs after the Oak Springs Channel spilled over Tuesday evening. Belle St, located off SR-73 in northwest Eagle Mountain, was closed on Tuesday so crews could work to contain floodwater that began spilling over onto the road. After water breached the banks of the Oak Springs Channel where… Read more »

Parks department prepares for future skate park graffiti

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As the weather warms, Eagle Mountain City’s Parks department is once again planning to combat graffiti at the community’s skate park.   The skatepark, located at Pony Express Park, is occasionally closed to residents so clean-up crews can remove graffiti and make repairs to other vandalism. Greg Robinson, Parks and Cemeteries supervisor, is responsible for… Read more »