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UDOT reminds drivers to expect delays and plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel

Posted on: November 22nd, 2021

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 […]

UDOT expands Cottonwood Canyons Sticker Program to encourage preparedness and keep traffic moving

Posted on: November 17th, 2021

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 […]

UDOT Held Public Meetings on Environmental Study About Potential Improvements to 1600 North in Orem

Posted on: November 4th, 2021

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 and I-80 interchange in Tooele County Open

Posted on: October 31st, 2021

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 […]

Families of teens killed on Utah roads share their grief in hope of saving lives

Posted on: October 14th, 2021

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, […]

UDOT Seeks Input on Public Participation Plan for Statewide Rural Transportation Planning

Posted on: October 11th, 2021

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 […]

Keep It Clean, Utah

Posted on: July 27th, 2021

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 […]

Frequently Used Acronyms

Posted on: January 28th, 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.