The Utah Department of Transportation is seeking bids for highway flagging service to be conducted in five southern Utah counties and one eastern portion of the county.

Contractors interested in submitting bids for 4,000 hours of flagging are invited to do so prior to bid openings at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the UDOT building in Salt Lake City, 4501 S. 2700 West.The contract will call for flaggers in Sevier, Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan, and Duchesne counties. A bid bond will be required.

UDOT spokesman E.H. Findlay said forms, plans and specifications may be viewed at the agency's office and at district offices in Richfield, Cedar City and Price. These may be obtained only at the UDOT state office, however.