Archive for July, 2010

July 29th, 2010

It’s all in the timing

18 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT and Bountiful City have worked together to improve signal timing at major intersections. Drivers in Bountiful, Utah now have…

July 27th, 2010

HEAVY TRAFFIC CAUSING STRESS?

5 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT and researchers are collecting data to find out how a new material reacts under the stress of freeway traffic.

July 19th, 2010

DO THE LOCOMOTION

2 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT’s brand new rest stop echoes Tucker’s railroad past. Dave Babcock, Fleet Manager in UDOT Region 4′s Price Office wrote this…

July 15th, 2010

UDOT ENGINEER HONORED

No Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

A UDOT Region One engineer known for his efforts to mentor fellow employees has won a national award. Brad Humphreys, P.E.,…

July 14th, 2010

PAINTING OVER GRAFFITI

8 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Graffiti vandals are getting better at defacing structures along state routes but UDOT workers are right on their heels. “Some…

July 12th, 2010

MAINTAIN THOSE ASSETS

3 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

The Utah Department of Transportation uses a sophisticated asset management process to prioritize road preservation projects. How does UDOT decide…

July 6th, 2010

I-15 travel options in a box

3 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Soon, a new pay-as-you-go system will allow drivers to use I-15 Express Lanes only as needed. Traveling to an important…

July 1st, 2010

Low-carbon lifestyle

10 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Travis Jensen, a Utah engineer who works in the transportation industry, is on a permanent carbon-reduced diet. He lives near a Utah…