Detour due to gas line work on Foulois Road

Questar Gas Co. has a gas line replacement project that will affect Foulois Road near Buildings 782 and 783 requiring excavation and repair of asphalt.

Continuing through Aug. 20, a bypass route will be in place as construction activities begin on Foulois Road.

The bypass route will be in effect throughout the duration of the construction project and will consist of a clearly marked graded dirt road.

Drivers using the bypass route are cautioned to use reduced speeds of 10 mph.

Project schedules are weather permitting.

'D' and 'E' Avenues, Weiner Street, Canberra Road paving projects under way

The 75th Civil Engineering Squadron will be conducting a paving project on "D" Avenue, Weiner Street (8th Street) and Canberra Road.

"D" Avenue will be closed through Thursday, July 29.

Canberra Road will be closed through Friday, July 30.

Weiner Street will be closed approximately Monday, August 2, through Tuesday, August 3.

The intersections of "D" Avenue with Wardleigh Road, 6th Street and Balmer Street will remain open during construction.

All construction efforts are weather permitting.

Latest update on Wardleigh Road project

The 75th Civil Engineer Squadron has a paving project on Wardleigh Road ("M" Avenue to "H" Avenue).

The Phase 1 of this effort is scheduled to begin Sunday, Aug. 1 through Aug. 30. Starting approximately Aug. 1, Wardleigh Road ("M" Avenue to "H" Avenue) will be partially closed for extensive milling of the full width of the road. Traffic will be reduced to one lane each way. Accessibility will be maintained. Crosswalks will be maintained as safely allowed around construction equipment. The project schedule is subject to weather permitting.

Free backpacks for military kids

Hill's IB Express store will be hosting "Operation: Backpack" on Aug. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The store will be handing out free backpacks to the children of military families, including some school supplies, while supplies last. The IB Express store is located in Building 2740 on "F" Avenue on base. All children must be accompanied by a parent or care provider.

For more information, please call the Hill IB Express store at (801) 775-0502.

LOA social on Aug. 5

The Wasatch Chapter of the Logistics Officers Association will be hosting a membership drive and social event on Thursday, Aug. 5, 3:30 p.m. at Club Hill. Military and civilian logisticians are encouraged to attend and bring a guest. Free food will be available.

The LOA provides opportunities to network, attend professional conferences, and tour local industries while also providing scholarship funds and supporting the Fisher House and the Mountain Ridge Assisted Living Facility.

For more information, please contact Capt. John Groff at

Lane restrictions on Wardleigh Road

Continuing through Aug. 15 Wardleigh Road will experience lane restrictions to allow manhole access for workers.

One eastbound lane will close from Building 849 to Building 847 and one northbound lane at Building 1205. The closure is needed to ensure the safety of workers. For questions, contact Gerard Babauta at (801) 777-1696.

Upcoming medical clinic closure

The base clinic will delay opening its doors until 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 9 and will remain open until the normal time of 5 p.m. This is to allow the 75th Medical Group to participate in the base ORE. For more information, please contact the base clinic at (801) 728-2600.

Nation's Defenders Picnic Aug. 20

All active duty, guard and Reserve military personnel and their families are invited to the Salute to Our Nation's Defenders Picnic on Aug. 20 at Centennial Park from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gourmet food will be catered by Gastronomy Inc. and there will be live entertainment and games for the kids.

The event is hosted by the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee and is meant to recognize and thank all military for their service to our country.

Summer still going on strong at Youth Center

Drop in activities, Aug. 24 , 26 and 31, 4 p.m. to 6 p.,m. as World War II Games are the theme -- with no pre-enrollment necessary.

Teen Time, Aug. 23-26, and Aug. 30-31, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. -- during these times the Youth Center is open for teens only.

Geocaching, Aug. 1-6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $40 -- join the Youth Center as the group searches the Wasatch Front looking for hidden treasure using GPS.

Skate Night, Aug. 6, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., $5.

Fitness Center plans family activities and competitive events

Aug. 3, 5, 11, 18 and 25 -- Active Families for a Fit Future: Bring out the family or fun filled fitness activities including softball clinic, rock climbing, hiking, canoeing and more.Punch cards with the activities are available at the Warrior Health and Fitness Center. The families with the most punches from activities will be put in for a drawing for a prize. For more information or to sign up call (801) 777-2762 or e-mail;

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