Drivers are encouraged to use U.S. Highway 95 during construction to avoid full road closures and travel delays.
SH-55, Smiths Ferry Improvements
In fall 2020, ITD started construction on this project to widen the highway, straighten the road alignment, and add guard rail along a curvy one-mile stretch of State Highway 55 between Smiths Ferry and the Rainbow Bridge. These important safety improvements are now finished.
WINTER 2022/2023 SCHEDULE
Construction work has now paused for the winter season and both lanes are open for travel. Slope finishing work will resume this spring.