A major closure of I-15 in Salt Lake County is set for this weekend.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday and continuing until 4 p.m. Sunday, northbound I-15 will be closed between 5300 South and 2100 South.Southbound I-15 also will be shut down, from 2100 South to 3300 South. That closure will begin at 11 p.m. Saturday and end at 8 a.m. Sunday.

Crews will place a new layer of asphalt on the road surface, eliminating potholes and ruts that have developed over the past several months.

A similar closure is planned for the following weekend by Wasatch Constructors, the consortium that is rebuilding 17 miles of I-15 for the Utah Department of Transportation.