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MEDIA AVAILABILITY: UDOT Crews Prepare for Winter Rain Storms

MEDIA AVAILABILITY

UDOT Crews Prepare for Winter Rain Storms

 

Rain storms following recent snowfall have the potential to melt snowpack and cause flooding in many parts of Northern Utah. Monday crews in Salt Lake City will fill sandbags and continue work to keep roads ice free.

WHAT:
Media availability regarding preparations for a series of winter rain storms. UDOT will showcase how it’s ready and snow off some of the things they’re doing to prepare.

WHO:
UDOT maintenance shed personnel

WHERE:
UDOT Maintenance Station #225

1950 South 500 West
Salt Lake City

WHEN:
Monday January 9, 2017 at 10 a.m.

VISUALS

UDOT crews filling sand bags

UDOT road maintenance equipment

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Media Contact:
John Gleason
UDOT Public Information Officer
jgleason@utah.gov
Cell: 801-560-7740

Media Event – Newly completed project to reduce traffic delays in Layton

For Immediate Release

 

Newly completed project to reduce traffic delays in Layton
UDOT and Layton City project includes innovative ThrU Turns, single-point urban interchange to improve traffic flow

WHAT:          

UDOT and Layton City will mark the completion of the Layton Improved project. This includes innovative ThrU Turns on Hill Field Road, a single-point urban interchange, and additional lanes in each direction on Hill Field Road under the I-15.

Representatives from UDOT, Layton City and the Utah State Legislature will speak at the event, followed by a time capsule ceremony. The time capsule will be filled with items symbolizing the partnership between the city, state and business community.

To celebrate the opening of the interchange, many area businesses are offering promotions. Representatives will be on hand to discuss details.

 

WHO:            

  • UDOT Executive Director Carlos Braceras
  • Layton City Mayor Bob Stevenson
  • Utah legislators (Sen. Stuart Adams, Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Rep. Brad Wilson, Rep. Steven Handy, Rep. Stewart Barlow)
  • UDOT project team and business community representatives

 

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 31, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:        991 N 400 W, Layton, UT 84041 (Denny’s parking lot)

 

VISUALS:      

  • Before and after b-roll of Hill Field Road and I-15 interchange
  • Time capsule ceremony

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MEDIA CONTACT:
John Gleason
UDOT Public Information Officer
801.560.7740
jgleason@utah.gov