• Parleys Canyon is the principal route between the airport and hotels in the Salt Lake Valley and some of Utah’s most popular tourist destinations and events.  

  • These include:
  • Park City and its ski resorts and mountain biking
  • Deer Valley
  • The Sundance Film Festival
  • Summer outdoor concerts
  • Olympic venues
  • Wasatch Mountain State Park
  • Mountain Dell Golf Course
  • Jordanelle Reservoir
  • Parleys Canyon provides a greenbelt gateway that introduces visitors to these tourist destinations to one of Utah’s most valuable assets- the close proximity of outdoor scenery, wilderness, and recreation opportunities to a livable metropolitan area.  Now imagine that experience being replaced by traveling through a dust-filled, industrial area with mountains permanently scarred by excavation.  

Quality of Life Impacts

Property Values

According to a published study, gravel pits and quarries decrease nearby property values significantly by the following amounts: 25-30% for property

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The I-80 South Quarry developers estimate that 144 trucks would enter and leave the quarry every day for a total

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