UDOT http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ UDOT en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:23:43 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Statement released on proposed road work in Sunset, Clinton http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613355/Statement-released-on-proposed-road-work-in-Sunset-Clinton.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613355/Statement-released-on-proposed-road-work-in-Sunset-Clinton.html The Utah Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have announced the availability of a Draft... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:59:56 MDT 1100 South to close in Brigham City next week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610719/1100-South-to-close-in-Brigham-City-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610719/1100-South-to-close-in-Brigham-City-next-week.html The Utah Department of Transportation is advising motorists that 1100 South (U.S. 91) in Brigham City will close to all... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:16:41 MDT Rock slide causes Sardine Canyon closure, minor injuries http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609433/Rock-slide-causes-Sardine-Canyon-closure-minor-injuries.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609433/Rock-slide-causes-Sardine-Canyon-closure-minor-injuries.html Boulders the size of a Volkswagon were unleashed in the torrent of rain that hit Utah Friday night, causing the closure of... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:25:00 MDT Summer downpour causes flooding, slides across Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607749/Summer-downpour-causes-flooding-slides-across-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607749/Summer-downpour-causes-flooding-slides-across-Utah.html As heavy summer rains caused problems across the state Tuesday, Loraine Perkins watched helplessly as a 15-minute downpour... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:35:00 MDT Mudslide closes highway near Nephi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607685/Mudslide-closes-highway-near-Nephi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607685/Mudslide-closes-highway-near-Nephi.html Summer rains sent a mudslide across a highway near Nephi on Monday, closing the road. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:33:31 MDT Project aims to improve wireless service in Little Cottonwood Canyon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607185/Project-aims-to-improve-wireless-service-in-Little-Cottonwood-Canyon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607185/Project-aims-to-improve-wireless-service-in-Little-Cottonwood-Canyon.html Crown Castle, along with the Utah Department of Transportation, will install a distributed antenna system network on state... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:25:00 MDT In our opinion: Caution is necessary when Utah transit projects engage in the practice of eminent domain http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606533/Caution-is-necessary-when-Utah-transit-projects-engage-in-the-practice-of-eminent-domain.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606533/Caution-is-necessary-when-Utah-transit-projects-engage-in-the-practice-of-eminent-domain.html It is important to address issues of private property, just compensation and public use in a careful manner. Public entities... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT UDOT warns of lane restrictions for upcoming road work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604702/UDOT-warns-of-lane-restrictions-for-upcoming-road-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604702/UDOT-warns-of-lane-restrictions-for-upcoming-road-work.html The Utah Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead and allow extra travel time due to upcoming road... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:57:09 MDT New traffic light in Millcreek proves safety and community togetherness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604603/New-traffic-light-in-Millcreek-proves-safety-and-community-togetherness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604603/New-traffic-light-in-Millcreek-proves-safety-and-community-togetherness.html In response to the death of a women who was killed at the corner of 2940 East and 3300 South last November, a new traffic... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:45:00 MDT Number of fatal crashes up from previous year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604508/Number-of-fatal-crashes-up-from-previous-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604508/Number-of-fatal-crashes-up-from-previous-year.html The Utah Department of Transportation is keeping a close eye on the number of fatal accidents and their causes. Even though... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:06:13 MDT Lights along busy stretch of I-15 repaired http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604499/Lights-along-busy-stretch-of-I-15-repaired.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604499/Lights-along-busy-stretch-of-I-15-repaired.html The lights are back on along a busy stretch of I-15 that was left in the dark at night after a copper wire heist in March 2013. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:50:45 MDT Davis County road construction taking place through summer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604487/Davis-County-road-construction-taking-place-through-summer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604487/Davis-County-road-construction-taking-place-through-summer.html Road construction throughout southern Davis County is ongoing, and the Utah Department of Transportation is providing updates. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:20:00 MDT Crews to remove hazardous trees near Cedar City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602736/Crews-to-remove-hazardous-trees-near-Cedar-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602736/Crews-to-remove-hazardous-trees-near-Cedar-City.html Crews will start work next week on cutting down dead trees that pose a risk of falling on the road near Cedar Canyon Campground. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:21:21 MDT UDOT to begin building divergent diamond interchange in Bountiful http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602691/UDOT-to-begin-building-divergent-diamond-interchange-in-Bountiful.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602691/UDOT-to-begin-building-divergent-diamond-interchange-in-Bountiful.html Construction on an I-15 interchange in Davis County will begin on Friday. Thu, 08 May 2014 13:20:38 MDT I-15 construction to cause weekend delays in Davis County http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602213/I-15-construction-to-cause-weekend-delays-in-Davis-County.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602213/I-15-construction-to-cause-weekend-delays-in-Davis-County.html Construction on I-15 in Davis County will cause delays this weekend, the Utah Department of Transportation has announced. Thu, 01 May 2014 17:17:51 MDT Expo to address transportation in Weber, Davis counties http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601843/Expo-to-address-transportation-in-Weber-Davis-counties.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601843/Expo-to-address-transportation-in-Weber-Davis-counties.html Future transportation issues in Davis and Weber counties will be discussed at the 2014 Top of Utah Transportation Expo on... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:34:31 MDT My view: Utah's transportation budget struggles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601752/Utahs-transportation-budget-struggles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601752/Utahs-transportation-budget-struggles.html The April 16 article by Joan Lowy of the AP titled, “The Transportation Blues,” describes the transportation... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:20:47 MDT $117M south Davis freeway project now underway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601361/117M-south-Davis-freeway-project-now-underway.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601361/117M-south-Davis-freeway-project-now-underway.html South Davis County motorists will have to deal with the pain of orange barrels and lane restrictions for the foreseeable... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:25:00 MDT Where to expect those orange cones in Utah this summer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600765/Where-to-expect-those-orange-cones-in-Utah-this-summer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600765/Where-to-expect-those-orange-cones-in-Utah-this-summer.html The Utah Department of Transportation announced the top 10 projects that will affect motorists during the 2014 construction... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:55:00 MDT New ThrU Turns should decrease Layton congestion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600469/New-ThrU-Turns-should-decrease-Layton-congestion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600469/New-ThrU-Turns-should-decrease-Layton-congestion.html Layton drivers can expect a redesign on Hill Field Road with new designated U-turns expected to begin this summer. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:30:59 MDT UDOT to begin revamp of I-15 in south Davis County http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599662/UDOT-to-begin-revamp-of-I-15-in-south-Davis-County.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599662/UDOT-to-begin-revamp-of-I-15-in-south-Davis-County.html The Utah Department of Transportation is preparing to launch a major construction project on the I-15 freeway in south Davis... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:10:00 MDT Deer tunnel proposed to make U.S. 89 in Sanpete County safer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599466/Deer-tunnel-proposed-to-make-US-89-in-Sanpete-County-safer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599466/Deer-tunnel-proposed-to-make-US-89-in-Sanpete-County-safer.html Deer on the highway are among the many hazards drivers have to watch for in rural Utah. The family and friends of two people... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:36:35 MDT Retired UDOT head to receive engineering award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598614/Retired-UDOT-head-to-receive-engineering-award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598614/Retired-UDOT-head-to-receive-engineering-award.html The former executive director of the Utah Department of Transporation has received an award from an engineering organization. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:48:50 MDT UDOT plans improvements for Bangerter Highway at Redwood Road http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590875/UDOT-plans-improvements-for-Bangerter-Highway-at-Redwood-Road.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590875/UDOT-plans-improvements-for-Bangerter-Highway-at-Redwood-Road.html The Utah Department of Transportation is currently in the design phase for improvements at Bangerter Highway and Redwood... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:49:39 MST UDOT showcases new technology, announces resident reporter program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589483/UDOT-showcases-new-technology-announces-resident-reporter-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589483/UDOT-showcases-new-technology-announces-resident-reporter-program.html The Utah Department of Transportation unveiled its new resident reporting program Wednesday at a media open house. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:55:00 MDT 3 investigations launched into bus crash that killed Bountiful man http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589401/3-investigations-launched-into-bus-crash-that-killed-Bountiful-man.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589401/3-investigations-launched-into-bus-crash-that-killed-Bountiful-man.html Three separate investigations were launched Tuesday into the fatal crash between a tour bus returning from Wendover and a... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:35:00 MDT Wire theft leaves motorists in the dark on I-15 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588905/Wire-theft-leaves-motorists-in-the-dark-on-I-15.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588905/Wire-theft-leaves-motorists-in-the-dark-on-I-15.html A massive copper theft in March has motorists on I-15 driving in the dark, and Utah Department of Transportation officials... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:00:22 MDT Group to protest NSA data facility by removing roadside trash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588080/Group-to-protest-NSA-data-facility-by-removing-roadside-trash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588080/Group-to-protest-NSA-data-facility-by-removing-roadside-trash.html A group that opposes the National Security Agency and its policies has come up with an unusual way to spread its message... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:14:05 MDT Cool temperatures cause problems for UDOT crews, commuters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587518/Cool-temperatures-cause-problems-for-UDOT-crews-commuters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587518/Cool-temperatures-cause-problems-for-UDOT-crews-commuters.html Cooler weather led to an unusual safety concern Wednesday along sections of I-15 in Davis and Weber counties when a... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:28:21 MDT In our opinion: Highway trouble http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638614/Highway-trouble.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638614/Highway-trouble.html Federal agencies have now raised objections to plans for a new highway through western Davis County, giving hope to those who... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT UDOT officials call graffiti on Parleys Canyon signs dangerous and costly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585573/UDOT-officials-call-graffiti-on-Parleys-Canyon-signs-dangerous-and-costly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585573/UDOT-officials-call-graffiti-on-Parleys-Canyon-signs-dangerous-and-costly.html Vandals tagged two interstate signs early Friday morning. Graffiti nearly covered two of three signs on the merge from I-215... Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:23:03 MDT UDOT placing variable speed limit signs in Parleys Canyon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585496/UDOT-placing-variable-speed-limit-signs-in-Parleys-Canyon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585496/UDOT-placing-variable-speed-limit-signs-in-Parleys-Canyon.html New variable speed limit signs will soon appear on I-80 through Parleys Canyon, and the Utah Department of Transportation... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:35:10 MDT 16-year-old injured in ATV accident dies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584508/16-year-old-injured-in-ATV-accident-dies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584508/16-year-old-injured-in-ATV-accident-dies.html A 16-year-old boy who fell from a personal ATV while test driving it with his father died Saturday, but officials said it was... Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:35:00 MDT ATV accident critically injures 16-year-old boy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584477/ATV-accident-critically-injures-16-year-old-boy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584477/ATV-accident-critically-injures-16-year-old-boy.html A 16-year-old boy was test driving an ATV with his father, a maintenance worker for the Utah Department of Transportation,... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 20:35:36 MDT Herriman mayor resigns, citing new time constraints http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584194/Herriman-mayor-resigns-citing-new-time-constraints.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584194/Herriman-mayor-resigns-citing-new-time-constraints.html Herriman Mayor Joshua E. Mills will resign from his post Aug. 10 due to new time constraints that have limited the time he... Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:50:00 MDT UDOT urges drivers to plan ahead, slow down in work zones http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584046/UDOT-urges-drivers-to-plan-ahead-slow-down-in-work-zones.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584046/UDOT-urges-drivers-to-plan-ahead-slow-down-in-work-zones.html The Utah Department of Transportation wants drivers to be aware of several major construction projects planned this weekend... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:09:00 MDT Reports find roads and bridges crumbling nationwide, including in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583859/Reports-find-roads-and-bridges-crumbling-nationwide-including-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583859/Reports-find-roads-and-bridges-crumbling-nationwide-including-in-Utah.html Two new reports show many roads and bridges nationwide are in disrepair. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:17:53 MDT My view: UCAIR should be in support of the Shared Solution and not the West Davis Corridor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633810/UCAIR-should-be-in-support-of-the-Shared-Solution-and-not-the-West-Davis-Corridor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633810/UCAIR-should-be-in-support-of-the-Shared-Solution-and-not-the-West-Davis-Corridor.html We have some of the worst air quality in the nation. That should come as no surprise to anyone reading this, as our air... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT UDOT project to create weekend delays in Lehi http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582982/UDOT-project-to-create-weekend-delays-in-Lehi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582982/UDOT-project-to-create-weekend-delays-in-Lehi.html The Utah Department of Transportation is announcing an eight-week bridge maintenance project slated to begin July 12 that is... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:41:59 MDT UDOT develops traffic app for smartphones http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582858/UDOT-develops-traffic-app-for-smartphones.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582858/UDOT-develops-traffic-app-for-smartphones.html The Utah Department of Transportation has developed a smartphone application called UDOT Traffic, which aims to give... Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:10:00 MDT UDOT using faster, cheaper technique in bridge building on I-84 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582544/UDOT-using-faster-cheaper-technique-in-bridge-building-on-I-84.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582544/UDOT-using-faster-cheaper-technique-in-bridge-building-on-I-84.html The Utah Department of Transportation is using an innovative method in bridge building to replace an I-84 overpass bridge... Tue, 02 Jul 2013 15:44:41 MDT Work on I-84 bridge in Riverdale to begin next week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581332/Work-on-I-84-bridge-in-Riverdale-to-begin-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581332/Work-on-I-84-bridge-in-Riverdale-to-begin-next-week.html Construction work will begin next week to upgrade the deck structure of the I-84 bridge over I-15 in Riverdale. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:49:12 MDT Letters: Glover Lane http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631379/Glover-Lane.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631379/Glover-Lane.html Many environmentalists are opposed to the West Davis Corridor. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: New freeway needed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630902/New-freeway-needed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630902/New-freeway-needed.html I was shocked Monday to read the Nature Conservancy plans not to oppose the West Davis Corridor ("Birds, the moon and the... Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT One dead after Provo Canyon motorcycle accident http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580709/One-dead-after-Provo-Canyon-motorcycle-accident.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580709/One-dead-after-Provo-Canyon-motorcycle-accident.html Memorial Day holiday weekend among the deadliest in years. Sun, 26 May 2013 17:10:00 MDT Provo couple killed in RV accident near St. George http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580607/Provo-couple-killed-in-RV-accident-near-St-George.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580607/Provo-couple-killed-in-RV-accident-near-St-George.html A motor home crashed into a condominium complex in St. George early Friday, killing two people from Provo and injuring eight.... Fri, 24 May 2013 16:37:51 MDT UDOT to install new drainage system in Parleys Canyon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580636/UDOT-to-install-new-drainage-system-in-Parleys-Canyon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580636/UDOT-to-install-new-drainage-system-in-Parleys-Canyon.html At the mouth of Parleys Canyon on I-80, UDOT will replace a two-mile section of massive metal pipe 8 feet in diameter that... Fri, 24 May 2013 14:45:00 MDT My view: UDOT listened, made a good choice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630237/UDOT-listened-made-a-good-choice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630237/UDOT-listened-made-a-good-choice.html I am glad the Utah Department of Transportation made a thorough decision and listened to the many people behind the huge... Wed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT West Davis Corridor project unveiled amid criticism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580190/West-Davis-Corridor-project-unveiled-amid-criticism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580190/West-Davis-Corridor-project-unveiled-amid-criticism.html The Utah Department of Transportation has completed the environment study for the controversial West Davis Corridor project.... Fri, 17 May 2013 06:12:16 MDT In our opinion: Motorists to face another summer of frustration on Timpanogos Highway http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629644/Motorists-to-face-another-summer-of-frustration-on-Timpanogos-Highway.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629644/Motorists-to-face-another-summer-of-frustration-on-Timpanogos-Highway.html Drivers on the Timpanogos Highway face another year of orange barrels and traffic jams, and taxpayers are justified in... Wed, 15 May 2013 16:58:49 MDT