Archive for the ‘Preserve Infrastructure’ Category

Materials engineer John Butterfield discusses concrete pavement with workers on the I-15 Corridor Expansion Project.

UDOT Engineers from many different areas of expertise work together at improve our transportation system.

September 27th, 2011

PMOSA MIX DESIGN

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Oil sands, mined in the Uintah basin, are a source of natural asphalt that have been used in pavement for 80 years.

September 12th, 2011

SMOOTH ROADS

2 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Recent studies suggest that smooth roads improve safety and save energy.

September 9th, 2011

MATURITY MATTERS

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

Using state of the art meters to test concrete is helping UDOT reduce costs and get traffic back on the road.

September 9th, 2011

TRUCK REPAIR

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Summer is spent getting ready for winter at UDOT’s Heavy Equipment Shop. John Walker, UDOT Equipment Shop Supervisor calls the…

September 1st, 2011

AIR QUALITY

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

Air quality as it relates to transportation is an important concern among citizens and policy makers in Utah’s metropolitan areas…

August 30th, 2011

BOUNCE BACKS

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

New guidance devices are popping up on the side of state roads.

August 22nd, 2011

PRE-WAR BRIDGE SURVEY

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Some Utah bridges built before World War II are eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

August 18th, 2011

BLING FOR ROADS

2 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT is looking for ways to improve the visibility of pavement markings at night during rain storms.

August 9th, 2011

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT IN ACTION

1 Comment, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

To many, stormwater management is a term that doesn’t mean much, unless they’re seeing the consequences of heavy rain or increased melting snow.