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UDOT rejects community-proposed alternative to West Davis Corridor

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Department of Transportation has rejected a community-proposed alternative for the planned West Davis Corridor freeway.

The proposal, called the “Shared Solution”, pointed to improving city streets and providing more mass transit as a way to alleviate projected traffic growth. 369 more words


UDOT wants drivers to be aware of variable speed limits near Point of the Mountain

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Transportation is hoping to make drivers more aware of variable speed limit zones, as safety remains a concern during road work near Point of the Mountain. 289 more words


Stretch of I-215 to undergo construction

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A major reconstruction of four miles along the Interstate 215 west belt will slow traffic for the next year and a half, but hopefully make the stretch a smoother ride for motorists. 252 more words


SR-39 in Ogden Canyon closes after crash sends concrete barriers onto riverbank

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — Police suspect fatigue is a factor in a crash that sent a vehicle and five concrete barriers onto a riverbank in Ogden Canyon Friday morning, and the highway will be closed from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. 144 more words


Proposal to widen Main Street in Payson has residents in historic homes worried

PAYSON, Utah – The Utah Department of Transportation is considering several options to improve future traffic flow through the small town of Payson, but one of those options has homeowners on the town’s historic Main Street worried. 283 more words


UDOT urges motorists to slow down in work zones

DRAPER, Utah – Speeding cars continue to cause problems on Salt Lake City highways, often putting construction worker’s lives in danger.

“It’s extremely dangerous,” said Steve Checketts, a highway manager for a construction contractor.​ “I tell my guys to use their eyes as their ears and to keep their heads on a swivel.” 172 more words