Communications

UDOT Begins Environmental Study for Kimball Junction Area

Posted on: January 4th, 2023

Public encouraged to submit comments now through January 27, 2023 The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting an environmental study in the Kimball Junction area and is seeking public input on the scope of the project. UDOT is asking for input on the proposed alternatives, purpose and need of the project, alternative screening criteria, potential […]

UDOT to hold public meetings for proposed roadway solutions along on 1600 North in Orem and Lindon

Posted on: December 6th, 2022

Public encouraged to learn more about the Draft State Environmental Study at the December 13 online meeting and December 14 in-person public hearing. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has identified a preferred alternative solution to enhance mobility for all users along 1600 North in Orem and Lindon. Residents and business owners and operators are […]

UDOT tests howitzers to prep for avalanche season

Posted on: November 22nd, 2022

Crews prepare avalanche control equipment in Cottonwood Canyons to keep roads clear and travelers safe UDOT crews conducted test-firing of howitzers in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons today. This test-firing ensures the howitzers are precisely targeted on the areas needed to create controlled avalanches, which helps keep drivers on SR-190 and SR-210 safe during winter […]

UDOT advises drivers to expect traffic delays this Thanksgiving holiday

Posted on: November 21st, 2022

Hotspots include I-15 in Salt Lake County, Davis County, and near Nephi, and northbound I-15 near Cedar City UDOT recommends drivers plan ahead for travel delays on I-15 this Wednesday, Nov. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 27, due to heavy traffic for the Thanksgiving holiday. Traffic engineers expect the following delays on Wednesday on Wasatch Front […]

UDOT releases transportation alternatives for I-15 from Farmington to Salt Lake City

Posted on: November 10th, 2022

Public invited to submit comments, participate in open houses as part of I-15 environmental process for I-15 Farmington to Salt Lake City EIS  UDOT has identified transportation alternatives for I-15 between Farmington and Salt Lake City as part of the I-15 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). UDOT invites the public to provide input and formal comments […]

UDOT and local elected officials open final new interchange on U.S. 89

Posted on: November 1st, 2022

New Antelope Drive interchange in Layton improves access to and from the highway, provides a new connection between local neighborhoods UDOT announced today that a new US-89 interchange at Antelope Drive in Layton is now open. This interchange provides a new crossing over US-89 to connect neighborhoods on both sides of the highway and will […]

I-15 Express Lanes Tolling to Begin in Davis and Weber Counties

Posted on: October 28th, 2022

Drivers on northbound and southbound I-15 can expect tolling to begin on Monday, Oct. 31 Drivers can expect tolling on the new northbound and southbound I-15 Express Lanes (carpool lanes) between Layton Parkway in Layton, Utah, and Riverdale Road in Ogden, Utah, to begin as early as Monday, Oct. 31 Once the tolling has been […]

I-80 to Close in Salt Lake City Friday and Saturday Night

Posted on: October 24th, 2022

UDOT advises drivers to plan ahead for overnight closures of I-80 in Salt Lake City this weekend while crews place beams for the new 1300 East bridge over I-80. The freeway will be closed in both directions between 700 East and Foothill Drive overnight on Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 p.m. […]

UDOT Expands Cottonwood Canyons Sticker Program

Posted on: October 20th, 2022

Program increases inspection locations & rental partners to encourage preparedness & safety The Utah Department of Transportation‚Äôs Cottonwood Canyons Sticker Program is a winter safety, preparedness and education program specifically for the Cottonwood Canyons. The goal of the¬† program is to increase vehicle safety and preparedness by pre-inspecting vehicle tires for winter driving conditions in […]

Families who lost a child in a crash share grief in hope of saving lives

Posted on: October 18th, 2022

2021 Teen Memoriam stories urge drivers to be safe on Utah roads Last year, 33 families lost a teenager in a motor vehicle crash on Utah roads. Today, they shared their stories to encourage others to drive safely. Payton Caldwell and Emma Call were friends who had just graduated high school, both highly accomplished and […]