Tagged ‘U.S. 89’

Two New Interchanges and a New Connection between I-15 and U.S. 89 Open

Posted on: August 20th, 2021

Completed interchanges at Gordon Avenue and Oak Hills Drive in Layton provides new east-west connection for two major highways UDOT announced that two new U.S. 89 interchanges in Layton at Gordon Avenue and Oak Hills Drive open Sunday night, Aug. 22. At the same time, a new 3-mile extension of Gordon Avenue will open, providing […]

First New Interchange Open on U.S. 89 Project in Davis County

Posted on: July 30th, 2021

New interchange at 400 North in Fruit Heights (Kaysville 200 North) removes a stoplight for U.S. 89 drivers and improves access to and from the highway The first new interchange on U.S. 89 in Davis County is now open and is part of the state‚Äôs second-largest highway construction project. The new 400 North interchange improves […]

UDOT Places Beams for New U.S. 89 Interchange in Layton

Posted on: March 25th, 2021

In March of 2021 crews from UDOT’s U.S. 89 project placed nine beams for a new interchange bridge at Gordon Avenue in Layton. Check out the time-lapse video below: These beams were placed over the future southbound lanes of U.S. 89. During construction in this area, both directions were temporarily shifted to the southbound lanes. […]

Layton Water Tank Dismantled on U.S. 89 Project

Posted on: October 12th, 2020

The Utah Department of Transportation dismantled the old Layton City water tank near the intersection of Oak Hills Drive and U.S. 89. The city constructed a new water tank and the old one was removed to accommodate construction on the U.S. 89 widening project. Crews are building a new interchange with on- and off-ramps at […]

Runaway Truck Escape Ramp in Garden City Opens

Posted on: October 8th, 2020

Cable barrier system to enhance safety on U.S. 89 A new truck escape ramp opened in October 2020 on U.S. 89 west of Garden City. The catch-net cable system was new to Utah and uses a series of cable nets to stop runaway semi-trucks coming out of Logan Canyon. Prior to installation, the area saw […]

UDOT and Partners Work Together to Protect Paunsaugunt Mule Deer Herd

Posted on: September 22nd, 2014

Each fall the Paunsaugunt mule deer herd migrates off the Paunsaugunt Plateau near Bryce Canyon, to the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and across U.S. 89 to winter habitat in southern Utah and northern Arizona. In spring they return to the Paunsaugunt Plateau. During the migrations mule deer were killed on U.S. 89 in wildlife-vehicle […]

Mileposts on Concurrent Highways

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

A few weeks ago we shared on Twitter and Facebook something that around here goes for common knowledge. To our surprise  a discussion followed and character limits made explaining things difficult. It all started with a simple tweet, “Did you know milepost numbering begins in the south and west? So, MP 10 on I-15 is […]