Copper Wire Theft

Posted on: February 12th, 2013

Driving in the dark lately? You may have noticed the lights are out along some sections of major interstates, like I-15, I-80, and I-215. But don’t blame the power company or burned out light bulbs…the real culprits are thieves who are in the business of stealing copper wire. When you and I drive past the […]

Large Loads

Posted on: December 5th, 2012

UDOT Motor Carriers Division has the responsibility of making sure oversized loads are routed properly.

Building a Bridge

Posted on: November 13th, 2012

UDOT Ports of Entry are bustling activity hubs where protecting the transportation infrastructure is one important focus.

Move for Safety

Posted on: November 8th, 2012

Moving away from traffic lanes after a fender-bender is safer than staying put.

Snow Arsenal – Towplow

Posted on: October 20th, 2012

Tow plows are one way UDOT improves the efficiency of snow removal to keep roads clear during the winter. UDOT has over 500 trucks that are used to plow roads during winter. Several of those trucks are equipped with tow plows. When deployed, tow plows swing from the back to the side of the truck […]

Ports Promote Safety

Posted on: October 12th, 2012

Ports of entry have a critical safety role to play in Utah.

Signal History

Posted on: October 4th, 2012

The story of how modern signal systems were developed starts in Utah.

Controlled Slide

Posted on: August 8th, 2012

UDOT is installing new avalanche control systems that can be activated remotely.

RWIS Update

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

New RWIS system upgrades and stations will help plow crews work more efficiently this winter.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Posted on: June 21st, 2012

The dilemma zone is where drivers realize they have a decision to make.