15-minute delays expected in Salt Lake County; 10-minute delays forecast for Davis County and Nephi area UDOT recommends drivers plan ahead for delays along the Wasatch Front this Wednesday and Sunday due to heavy traffic for the Thanksgiving holiday. Traffic engineers expect delays on I-15 in the following locations: Northbound I-15, Davis County: up to […]
New distribution plan to include residents and out-of-state visitors With winter around the corner, UDOT is implementing the Cottonwood Canyons Sticker Program for the third consecutive winter season to increase vehicle safety and preparedness by pre-inspecting vehicle tires for winter driving conditions. Originally the sticker program was only available to canyon residents and workers. Last […]
Public encouraged to provide feedback UDOT invited residents, businesses, and commuters, who live near or use 1600 North (State Route 241) in Orem and Lindon, to attend a series of public meetings as part of an environmental study evaluating improvements to the roadway between 1200 West and State Street. These meetings were held according to […]
Midvalley Highway will provide drivers with better access to I-80 and reduce congestion at the S.R. 36 interchange and along S.R. 36. The new 4.5-mile road runs from S.R. 138 near Sheep Lane to I-80 about 5 miles west of the S.R. 36 interchange and is expected to remove 6,000 to 8,000 vehicles per day […]
In an effort to increase teen driver safety, families have shared stories about losing a child in a motor vehicle crash. In 2019 and 2020, 43 teens were killed on Utah roads. Nationally, the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16-to 19-year-olds than among any other age group. In fact, per miles driven, […]
Public comment period lasts through Dec. 10 UDOT wants the public’s feedback on how to best communicate the state’s long-range transportation plan for rural areas throughout Utah. The public input process is now underway through Dec. 10. The Public Participation Plan outlines how UDOT will engage and inform the public as the agency works to anticipate transportation […]
The Utah Department of Transportation launched the “Keep it Clean, Utah” campaign to curb the dangerous tide of litter on Utah’s roads by urging Utahns to secure their loads. Unsecured loads and debris cause 1,800 crashes per year. Four people died in June from debris-related crashes, with 10 deaths in 2020. UDOT crews have seen […]
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