Media Briefing: UDOT and UHP announce Express Lane education and enforcement blitz

Media Briefing: UDOT and UHP announce Express Lane education and enforcement blitz

WHAT:
Ride alongs and media availability regarding education and increased Express Lane enforcement efforts by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) will be available.

UDOT and UHP are partnering to educate drivers about how to correctly use Express Lanes to reduce congestion and improve traffic.

With the completion of the Point project, Utah now has the longest continuous Express Lanes in the country.

WHO:  

John Gleason, UDOT public information officer

Todd Royce, UHP public information officer

WHEN:   

Thursday, Oct. 6 at 9:30 a.m.

VISUALS:

Ride along with UHP troopers as they educate drivers regarding Express Lane laws.

***Media interested in a ride along should call Sgt. Todd Royce today to make arrangements***

WHERE:

UHP Salt Lake County Office – 5681 South Commerce Drive, Murray. Exit I-15 at 5300 South, turn south on Commerce Drive, continue to UHP office.

 

-UDOT-

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

Sgt. Todd Royce
UHP Public Information Officer
troyce@utah.gov
Cell: 801-556-8261

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