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I-15 to Close in Layton Friday Night

Posted on: July 30th, 2020

Lane restrictions scheduled on I-15 in northern Utah County; 9000 South in Sandy to close this weekend Drivers are advised to plan ahead for an overnight closure of I-15 in Layton tomorrow night, as well as lane restrictions on northbound I-15 in northern Utah County and a full closure of 9000 South at I-15 in […]

Surplus Property Auction

Posted on: July 30th, 2020

UDOT is currently auctioning some of our surplus property using an online tool. The auction began at 9 a.m. July 30 and will close, depending on the property, between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. August 6. Available properties are located along the Wasatch Front from as far north as West Point and as far sound […]

#WorkForUsWednesday

Posted on: July 29th, 2020

Every Wednesday we share job opportunities from around the Department and Utah. Today, we’re posting five new 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 #24109 – Transportation Technician II, Region 4 – Emery. Opened 07/27/2020. Closes 08/09/2020. Click here to apply. […]

New Standards Process

Posted on: July 16th, 2020

The new UDOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction and the UDOT Standard Drawings for Road and Bridge Construction will now be published yearly. Supplemental specifications and drawings will be eliminated. What are some benefits of the new process? Standards will be reviewed and updated yearly for consistency. Fragmented supplementals will be eliminated so […]

Draft STIP (6-Year Plan) Available for Comment

Posted on: June 25th, 2020

The Draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is available for public comment June 27 – August 8. Every year UDOT works with Metropolitan Planning Organizations as well as federal, county, and city governments and the Transportation Commsion to develop a 6-year plan of highway and transit projects. Once a draft plan has been created UDOT […]

New Website Introduction

Posted on: June 15th, 2020

After more than 15 years we’re excited to welcome you to a whole new udot.utah.gov. Check out this brief video introduction. We worked with Utah Interactive over the last few years to overhaul the old website based on research that involved those who use the website most, the general public, contractors and consultants and our […]

Drive Better Utah

Posted on: June 1st, 2020

UDOT and UHP are challenging Utahns to ‘Drive Better’ and turn the 100 deadliest days of the year into the 100 safest days. Historically, the period between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day is considered the deadliest time on Utah roads, when fatal crashes nearly double compared to the rest of the year.  Even with […]

Strategic Direction

Posted on: May 31st, 2020

UDOT is committed to transparency. That’s why we were one of the first departments of transportation in the country to put together a strategic direction to report to Utah taxpayers how we’re investing the resources allocated by the state legislature. This live, data- and performance-driven strategic direction is constantly updated to reflect what we are […]

Data Portal

Posted on: May 31st, 2020

The Data Portal provides access to UDOT data. Data layers are available to view and download and are discoverable by searching a keyword or browsing by category. Data categories include assets, maintenance, planning, projects, traffic and safety and reference. Applications are available through the Data Portal for exploring many of UDOT’s current and authoritative datasets. […]

Frequently Used Acronyms

Posted on: May 31st, 2020

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.