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Seasonal highways to open for the summer

Posted on: May 26th, 2022

Just in time for the summer, our crews recently opened several seasonal highways around the state. Many of these are key routes to access summertime recreation hotspots and are among the most scenic drives in the state. The higher-elevation highways that are expected to be open for Memorial Day include: SR-39 (Monte Cristo) east of […]

Plan Ahead for Traffic Delays this Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on: May 26th, 2022

Hotspots include I-15 along the Wasatch Front, US-6 in Spanish Fork Canyon and US-40 north of Heber City UDOT recommends drivers plan ahead for travel delays along the Wasatch Front and Wasatch Back this Friday and Monday due to heavy traffic for the Memorial Day weekend. Traffic engineers expect the following delays on Wasatch Front […]

Three new Bangerter Highway interchanges now complete 

Posted on: May 19th, 2022

The Utah Department of Transportation has completed construction of three new freeway-style interchanges at 6200 South in Taylorsville/West Jordan, 10400 South in South Jordan and 12600 South in Riverton. The projects included removing all stoplights and separating Bangerter Highway from the local cross streets, improving traffic flow and safety for drivers in western Salt Lake […]

Work For Us Wednesday – May 18

Posted on: May 18th, 2022

Today we’re posting four open positions. Please click on the included links for more information or to apply. Come join UDOT’s workforce and help keep Utah moving. Recruitment #132402 – Traffic Management Specialist, Control Room Operator (Info Spec I), Traffic Operations Center. Opened 05/11/2022, closes 05/24/2022. Click here to apply. Recruitment #32442 – Field Engineer (Engineer III and underfill option), Region […]

Keep It Clean, Utah

Posted on: May 16th, 2022

The Utah Department of Transportation needs Utahns help to curb the dangerous tide of litter on Utah’s roads by securing their loads. Unsecured loads and debris cause 1,800 crashes per year. UDOT crews have seen an increase of litter on Utah’s roads, as time spent cleaning up litter has increased 28% in the last five years. Costs […]

Expect Travel Delays on US-40 and 191 in the Uinta Basin

Posted on: May 12th, 2022

Drivers are advised to plan for lane restrictions and travel delays on US-40 east of Fort Duchesne and along US-191 north of Vernal City. US-40 east of Fort Duchesne: As early as Sunday, May 15, crews will reduce the highway to one lane (between mileposts 125 and 126) near Gusher while crews rebuild the roadway. Drivers […]

May is National Bike Month

Posted on: May 3rd, 2022

Join us in biking more during the month of May.  The benefits of riding a bike are far-reaching and expand into areas of health, the environment and our overall quality of life. UDOT is elevating awareness and safety for people that ride bikes and walk across the state. You can learn more about the benefits […]

Frequently Used Acronyms

Posted on: October 26th, 2021

At UDOT we use several acronyms and to help everyone know what we’re talking about we compiled the following list. If we missed one let us know at udotweb@utah.gov.