Archive for November, 2010

November 30th, 2010

TAKE IT SLOW

6 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Many people still don’t take conditions into account when driving in ice and snow. With two storms past and moreĀ on…

November 30th, 2010

THE PEOPLE LOVE TIE FORK!

12 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT’s Tie Fork Rest Area is the People’s Choice in the American Institute of Architects annual recognition of beautiful buildings….

November 29th, 2010

A METERED APPROACH

No Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Ramp metering has been used during commute times for years, but not all drivers understand why traffic flow is helped…

November 23rd, 2010

HELICOPTER NEEDED LIFT

6 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

An AirMed helicopter needed a lift after a wind gust caused a tailspin. From UDOT Region One’s man on the…

November 23rd, 2010

GOOD FOR YOU

No Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

A good public meeting facilitates information flow between UDOT and stakeholders. In a calculated attempt to show what not to…

November 17th, 2010

IT’S THE YOU-DOT WEBSITE

4 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

New tools gives users a custom fit! UDOT Deputy director Carlos Braceras introduced the new site at the Engineering Conference…

November 17th, 2010

BEFRIENDING BICYCLISTS

4 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Recent federal policy changes prompt transportation agencies to give bike advocates equal access to the transportation playing field. According to…

When road construction and ancient ruins coincide, much care is taken to locate and preserve artifacts. The Puebloan Ancestral People…

November 15th, 2010

GOOD, BAD AND UGLY PUBLIC MEETINGS

1 Comment, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Providing the public with reliable, accurate information about road construction is a key function of a UDOT project team. With…

November 10th, 2010

UDOT LIFESAVER GETS A SWEET AWARD

7 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Robert Hull has Zero tolerance for traffic fatalities. As UDOT’s Engineer for Traffic and Safety, Hull has spearheaded many ambitious…