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Heber Valley Corridor Public Comment Period

Posted on: June 10th, 2021

UDOT is conducting a study to evaluate potential transportation solutions to improve mobility through the Heber Valley and the operation of U.S. 40. The Heber Valley Corridor Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) project team has reached the next milestone in the process, which is the Notice of Intent (NOI) being published in the Federal Register (which […]

Summer Safely – Always Drive Calm

Posted on: June 10th, 2021

We want to encourage Utahn’s to ‘Summer Safely’ this year; enjoy summer, make happy memories and remember that safe driving practices save lives. Memorial Day weekend begins the 100 days where traffic fatalities typically almost double on Utah roads. As 94 percent of all crashes involve human error (including distracted driving, speeding, exhaustion, impairment and […]

Major construction begins on I-80 & I-215 project in Salt Lake

Posted on: June 1st, 2021

UDOT cautions Salt Lake drivers to expect new I-80 traffic pattern after Memorial Day Major construction on the I-80 and I-215 Renewed project in Salt Lake is getting underway. Drivers should plan ahead, as their commute will look a little bit different between 1300 East and 2300 East after Memorial Day.  Beginning the night of […]

Construction of Utah’s Biggest Highway Project Launched

Posted on: May 25th, 2021

West Davis Highway to improve access to and from western Davis County, reduce delays by 30 percent Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson and Senate President Stuart Adams joined leaders from UDOT to officially kick off major construction for the West Davis Highway (S.R. 177). This new highway in Davis County is expected to be complete […]

Announcing Adjustments to Standard Specifications and Drawings Process

Posted on: May 17th, 2021

Beginning in May 2021 UDOT will begin digitally publishing its Standard Drawing Book and Standard Specification Book for contractors and consultants annually at the start of what has traditionally been considered the construction season. Previously, these books were published every four years in hard-bound volumes, with paper supplemental specifications and drawings printed as needed. “Quite […]

10400 South in South Jordan Closed for Six Months

Posted on: April 30th, 2021

10400 South is closed to east-west traffic at Bangerter Highway to accommodate interchange construction Drivers in southwestern Salt Lake County are advised to plan ahead for a six-month closure of 10400 South in South Jordan. The road will be closed to east-west traffic at Bangerter Highway through November while crews construct a new freeway-style interchange. […]

Please Stay Out of Construction Zones

Posted on: April 27th, 2021

Trespassing in construction zones on the rise as projects ramp up statewide We have an important message for Utahns who live, work, or attend school near construction zones: “Stay safe by staying out.” With 185 projects planned or currently in construction across the state, we are seeing more people walking, jogging, riding bicycles, or playing […]

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.