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Data shows 2016 was deadliest year on Utah roads in last decade

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Department of Public Safety and Utah Department of Transportation released their 2016 fatality numbers Wednesday, and they say the numbers are the highest they’ve seen in the last decade. 508 more words

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Video shot in Ogden shows importance of giving snowplows their space

OGDEN, Utah — Dash camera video from the Utah Department of Transportation is the second recent reminder of why it is critically important to give snowplows plenty of room on the road. 272 more words

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Freezing rain, icy roads create issues for drivers in northern Utah Sunday

SALT LAKE CITY – It’s a somewhat unfamiliar sight in the Salt Lake Valley. With temperatures straddling the freezing mark Sunday morning, rain falling from above turned to ice near surface levels, or within minutes of touching the ground. 344 more words

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UDOT says weekend storm may bring freezing rain, black ice to Utah roadways

THE WASATCH FRONT — Utahns may be used to dealing with the snow this winter, but the Utah Department of Transportation says this next storm… 446 more words

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Snow, freezing rain expected in parts of Utah through Monday

UTAH — The National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches and warnings for portions of northern Utah Saturday through Monday, and rain, snow and even freezing rain are all possible this weekend. 363 more words

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UDOT treats roads after below-zero temperatures

Below-zero temperatures have made the roads icy and treacherous Friday.

UDOT crews are out across the Wasatch Front working on slick spots and using high-performance salt that is more effective in such low temperatures. 33 more words

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Snow removal budgets in Utah melting away in face of recent storms

UTAH — Snow removal crews haven’t gotten a break since Christmas, working storm after storm. And while the snow builds up, so do the costs to remove it. 367 more words

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