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A number of bills passed by the legislature this past session affect Utah roads and highways. One of these bills…

February 8th, 2013

2013 Strategic Direction — Part 3

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Kristen Hoschouer.

This is the third part of a 4 part series about the 2013 Strategic Direction. Please also check out Part…

February 7th, 2013

Avalanche Press Conference

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by John Gleason.

Last Friday, we held a press conference inviting the media to help increase awareness of avalanche safety and the resources…

February 5th, 2013

Snow Removal

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Becky Parker.

Last week it seemed like it would never stop snowing. Thankfully this week’s commutes along the Wasatch Front have been…

In 2012, 215 lives were lost on Utah’s roads in car crashes—the lowest Utah traffic fatalities have been since 1959….

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.

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

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.

November 30th, 2012

COMMERCIAL DRIVER CHECK

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

When it comes to conducting inspections, ports focus on carriers and shippers that pose a risk to highway safety.