Archive for April, 2011

April 28th, 2011

PUSHING INNOVATION

2 Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Catherine Higgins.

The Utah Technology Research Advisory Council Workshop is an important step in selecting research projects that help UDOT stay innovative.

April 28th, 2011

RESEARCH TRAILBLAZER BLAINE LEONARD

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Catherine Higgins.

Blaine Leonard’s expertise as an engineer, communicator, motivator and leader has benefited UDOT research for nine years.

Area specific, accurate and timely weather forecasts make UDOT more efficient.

April 21st, 2011

HISTORY MAKERS

16 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

A recent study provides an inventory of post-war bridges and identifies bridges that are historically significant.   Many transportation projects…

The following is guest post written by John Njord, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Transportation. As many of…

April 19th, 2011

STILL RAINING

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

UDOT Transportation Technicians and engineers are doing as much as possible to prevent flooding on state roads.

April 14th, 2011

NEW BRIDGES TO CROSS

3 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT bridges on U.S. 191 over the Colorado River in Utah have received an award for excellence.   When it…

April 12th, 2011

DRIVING THE BIG TRUCKS

9 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Trans-Techs are the Jack and Jills of all transportation trades at UDOT.

April 6th, 2011

HIGH FIBER

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

A new more flexible road surface may help make asphalt pavement more durable.

Visiweb is a new, easy to use web-based photo log that merges images and data to provide a better view of UDOT’s roads.