Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’

Did you know that 630 UDOT maintenance employees take care of nearly 6,000 miles of highway around Utah? It’s true,…

December 16th, 2014

Dan Betts Silver Barrel

No Comments, Employee Focus, by Guest Post.

Dan Betts received a Silver Barrel Award for his solution to striping problems on I-80 in Parley’s Canyon. After receiving…

PANGUITCH — In a state where innovation is consistently used to Keep Utah Moving, sometimes innovation alone isn’t enough. Unique…

Because winter maintenance is so costly, UDOT personnel asked researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) to determine whether asphalt or…

January 21st, 2014

Pavement Marking Check-up

No Comments, Preserve Infrastructure, by Catherine Higgins.

Retroreflectivity, which makes pavement markings visible at night, happens when the light from vehicle headlights bounces back toward the driver’s…

June 26th, 2013

Black Sand

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Sarah Stephenson.

UDOT recently tested an innovative product used to help enhance the snow melting process during the clearing of mountain passes…

February 5th, 2013

Snow Removal

No Comments, Zero Crashes, Injuries and 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…

February 10th, 2011


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.

August 18th, 2010


2 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

What started as a search to find a way to remove litter from state highways has turned into training program…

The camera is mounted on a small truck and can be sent into pipes or culverts to identify structural defects or obstructions.