Posts Tagged ‘highway safety’

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

March 9th, 2011

HIGH ARCH GETS HIGH PRAISE

1 Comment, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah wildlife management experts love this new structure under I-70.   Speaking for herself and other wildlife management experts, USU Assistant Professor…

March 7th, 2011

APPEALING TO ELK

3 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT partners with other agencies to research, plan and build the right wildlife crossing at the right location.

February 23rd, 2011

CROSSING LINES

6 Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT’s system for helping to optimize travel on I-15 is working, but some bad driving behaviors really cross the double white lines.

UDOT is developing ways of improving the retroreflectivity and application of pavement markings to improve visibility at night and during storms.

January 13th, 2011

FOCUS ON SEATBELTS

8 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah traffic related fatalities are the lowest in 36 years, but there’s no low that’s too low. Out of the…

November 10th, 2010

UDOT LIFESAVER GETS A SWEET AWARD

7 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Robert Hull has Zero tolerance for traffic fatalities. As UDOT’s Engineer for Traffic and Safety, Hull has spearheaded many ambitious…

November 1st, 2010

FLYING STEEL AND FREEWAYS: NOT A GOOD MIX

1 Comment, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

A UDOT sponsored press event aimed at reminding motorists to prevent freeway litter featured a story about a flying chunk…

July 19th, 2010

DO THE LOCOMOTION

2 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT’s brand new rest stop echoes Tucker’s railroad past. Dave Babcock, Fleet Manager in UDOT Region 4′s Price Office wrote this…

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…