Communications

Seasonal highways open for the summer

Posted on: May 26th, 2022

Just in time for the summer, our crews recently opened several seasonal highways around the state. Many of these are key routes to access summertime recreation hotspots and are among the most scenic drives in the state. The higher-elevation highways that are expected to be open for Memorial Day include: UDOT does not maintain these […]

Three new Bangerter Highway interchanges now complete 

Posted on: May 19th, 2022

The Utah Department of Transportation has completed construction of three new freeway-style interchanges at 6200 South in Taylorsville/West Jordan, 10400 South in South Jordan and 12600 South in Riverton. The projects included removing all stoplights and separating Bangerter Highway from the local cross streets, improving traffic flow and safety for drivers in western Salt Lake […]

Expect Travel Delays on US-40 and 191 in the Uinta Basin

Posted on: May 12th, 2022

Drivers are advised to plan for lane restrictions and travel delays on US-40 east of Fort Duchesne and along US-191 north of Vernal City. US-40 east of Fort Duchesne:¬†As early as Sunday, May 15, crews will reduce the highway to one lane (between mileposts 125 and 126) near Gusher while crews rebuild the roadway. Drivers […]

Bangerter Hwy. and 2700 W. Public Hearing

Posted on: April 19th, 2022

UDOT is preparing an environmental study to evaluate a potential freeway-style interchange at Bangerter Hwy. and 2700 W. in order to reduce congestion and improve safety. Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing to review the proposed improvements and are encouraged to provide comments and feedback for consideration. Both an in-person […]

I-15 and 700 South Environmental Assessment in St. George

Posted on: April 18th, 2022

Public encouraged to provide input during a formal 30-day public comment period. UDOT is seeking public input on a potential new interchange at I-15 and 700 South to improve regional mobility in the St. George area. The public is invited to attend a public scoping meeting to share feedback about their transportation needs in this […]

Midvalley Highway Public Scoping Meeting

Posted on: April 11th, 2022

Now that UDOT has constructed Midvalley Highway (State Route 179) to provide a new connection from Interstate 80 to SR-138, we’re conducting an Environmental Assessment to develop potential alternatives and determine the best alignment to connect Midvalley Highway from SR-138 to SR-36. The study team hosted Public Scoping Meetings on April 13 and 14 to […]

Construction Season Launched with I-80 Bridge Slide

Posted on: April 11th, 2022

Most impactful construction projects for 2022 UDOT officially launched the 2022 construction season with a bridge slide over I-80. I-80 was closed in both directions between Foothill Drive and 700 East in Salt Lake City from Friday, April 8, at 9 p.m. through Sunday, April 10, at 1 p.m.  During this closure, crews demolished the 1700 […]

National Work Zone Safety Week

Posted on: April 11th, 2022

This is National Work Zone Safety Week and as construction season launches we want to remind everyone how important it is to pay attention as you approach and travel through work zones. Drivers are urged to reduce speed, eliminate distractions and watch out for workers.

Study of I-15 from Farmington to Salt Lake City Launches

Posted on: April 7th, 2022

Members of the public encouraged to share input from April 11 through May 13 UDOT has launched an environmental study along I-15 between 400 South in Salt Lake City and the US-89 interchange in Farmington. The purpose of this study is to determine how to best address population growth and the future transportation needs in […]

UDOT seeks public input on proposed Bangerter Highway interchanges

Posted on: January 19th, 2022

Proposed interchange designs available for public review and feedback through Feb. 15 UDOT invites the public to participate in public hearings for proposed changes to three intersections on Bangerter Highway at 13400 South, 9800 South, and 4700 South. UDOT recently released draft environmental studies for proposed freeway-style interchanges at these three locations, and encourages the […]