Archive for December, 2012

UDOT marked two significant milestones as it celebrated the completion of the largest road construction projects in Utah history on…

December 12th, 2012

SCORING STORMS

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

A Utah-specific weather severity index will help UDOT improve the efficiency of snow fighting efforts.

December 8th, 2012

ROCKY ROADS

1 Comment, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Pavement markings can sometimes cause pavement damage.

About 25 thousand times each year, oversize loads travel on Utah highways and arterials. Routing big loads properly protects the…

December 7th, 2012

TERRIFIC TWEETS

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Innovation touched every aspect of the I-15 CORE project from construction to communication. While massive structures were built nearby then…

December 6th, 2012

TALKING TO TRAFFIC

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Combining social media and traffic management tools helped keep traffic moving during I-15 CORE reconstruction.

December 5th, 2012

LARGE LOADS

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

UDOT Motor Carriers Division has the responsibility of making sure oversized loads are routed properly.

December 1st, 2012

SHIELDS

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT is using a fairly new technology to apply thermoplastic markings in the shape of shields to direct drivers to the correct lane at interchanges.