Archive for the ‘Preserve Infrastructure’ Category

February 10th, 2011

A PATRIOT SUPERVISOR

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

A UDOT supervisor received an award for his support of an employees’ participation in the Utah National Guard.

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 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…

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

October 26th, 2010

BLACK RIDGE PROJECT

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

UDOT Region Four’s first design-build project is saving time and trees.

July 27th, 2010

HEAVY TRAFFIC CAUSING STRESS?

3 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT and researchers are collecting data to find out how a new material reacts under the stress of freeway traffic.

July 14th, 2010

PAINTING OVER GRAFFITI

8 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Graffiti vandals are getting better at defacing structures along state routes but UDOT workers are right on their heels. “Some…

July 12th, 2010

MAINTAIN THOSE ASSETS

3 Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

The Utah Department of Transportation uses a sophisticated asset management process to prioritize road preservation projects. How does UDOT decide…