The Cottontree Inn is expected to open 36 new units this summer to accommodate increased traffic.

Todd Johnson, Cottontree Inn general manager, said the $900,000 expansion project was started Jan. 1 and brings the total number of units at the motel to 116. The property, which is located off the I-15 Woods Cross exit, opened almost two years ago."We decided to expand because of our high occupancy during the summer months and also to meet the needs of growing corporate clientele," Johnson said.

He said the property is frequently used by business people visiting the South Davis area as well as travelers passing through the area.

The project is expected to be completed by June 1. The property is owned by Cottontree Hospitality Group of Rexburg, Idaho.