Archive for January, 2011

January 31st, 2011

SAFE STUDENTS WIN

No Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Students earned the prizes for being among the more than 1,000 participants in the second annual “Walk More in Four” challenge in September.

January 26th, 2011

WAY TO GO

7 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Custom web-based software makes mapping safe routes a snap!   Utah’s Safe Routes to Schools program, administered by UDOT, has…

January 24th, 2011

DESIGNED TO LAST

3 Comments, Optimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

I-15 CORE pavement layers stack up to a durable, weather resistant, low maintenance, 40-year life. Traffic has switched to new…

January 24th, 2011

URBAN UPGRADE

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

A familiar road rehabilitation process can be made urban-friendly thanks to a new way to spread cement slurry. UDOT has used full-depth reclamation…

UDOT is developing ways of improving the retroreflectivity and application of pavement markings to improve visibility at night and during storms.

January 19th, 2011

MOVE OVER LAWS

22 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah law requires motorists to slow down and move over one lane if possible when state troopers or other emergency…

January 18th, 2011

DELAY DEFEATED

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Catherine Higgins.

Data from Wasatch Front Regional Council shows that traffic delay is being held at bay by UDOT capacity projects.  …

January 13th, 2011

FOCUS ON SEATBELTS

8 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah traffic related fatalities are the lowest in 36 years, but there’s no low that’s too low. Out of the…

January 12th, 2011

FILLING POTHOLES

10 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

The winter freeze-thaw cycle is asphalt’s arch enemy. UDOT crews are out in full force this time of year doing…

January 7th, 2011

MEETING ONLINE

1 Comment, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT recently held an online public meeting in conjunction with an official in-person public meeting. Shopping, going to school and…