Archive for June, 2010

June 30th, 2010

Hot cars, cool employees

32 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Today, Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) employees were treated to an appreciation picnic and car show at the Calvin Rampton…

Aaron Mentzer, Community Involvement Specialist with the Utah Transit Authority sent in a post about new light-rail vehicles: Utah Transit…

June 30th, 2010

Interim report

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  Called Interim Session, monthly legislative committee meetings on Utah’s Capitol Hill allow time for Utah Legislators to study issues…

June 28th, 2010

Beauty marries function

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The elegant Colorado River Bridge, under construction in Southern Utah, is designed to improve the transportation system as well as…

June 23rd, 2010

Adding lanes, one direction at a time

4 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

5400 South Flex Lanes will reduce rush-hour delay for west-east drivers Adding lanes to a busy road can be cost prohibitive,…

June 22nd, 2010

Planning made simpler

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A new tool that combines layers of information  in a web-based application makes planning  transportation options much easier. Called UPlan,…

June 21st, 2010

Spiffying up the Alpine Loop

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At over 8,000 feet, the Alpine Loop is too high in Utah’s Wasatch Mountain range to stay open all winter….

June 16th, 2010

Rate this blog

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How do you like the UDOT Transportation Blog so far? If you have not done so already, please read through…

June 15th, 2010

UDOT’s not distracted

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A new report shows that Utah is among states that are increasing efforts to stop distracted driving Today the Governor’s…

June 14th, 2010

IT’S UDOT, NOT THE FREEWAY FAIRY

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Have you recently driven along a familiar stretch of freeway that seemed to become smoother over night? If so, your…