Region Four

UDOT Announces Year-end Construction Totals for 2022

Posted on: January 18th, 2023

Work continues to build, maintain transportation system to help Utahns get where they want to go The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) completed 129 projects statewide during 2022, with a total value of approximately $1.08 billion. Utah is one of the fastest-growing states in the country, and UDOT is continually working to meet current and […]

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, City of St. George open new pedestrian tunnel

Posted on: September 23rd, 2022

Tunnel will improve safety by helping walkers, runners and cyclists cross under Bluff Street UDOT, in partnership with the City of St. George, opened a new pedestrian tunnel in St. George. The new tunnel will improve safety for the many pedestrians and bicyclists of St. George by providing an additional option to cross Bluff Street. […]

UDOT slides 1.1 million-pound bridge into place overnight

Posted on: July 14th, 2022

Our crews just slid a 1.1-million-pound bridge on I-15 in Cedar City using hard work, ingenuity and a little bit of dish soap last night.  This is a unique project because the bridge we’re sliding has actually been used as both the northbound and southbound bridge in the last year. We built a center bridge […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Information

Posted on: January 9th, 2022

The work we do as a Department of Transportation is crucial to the state, now as much as ever. For that reason, we have continued to keep our business moving forward while helping support the State of Utah’s efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus. UDOT employees and partners have kept Utah moving by providing […]

Keep It Clean, Utah

Posted on: July 26th, 2021

The Utah Department of Transportation needs Utahns help to curb the dangerous tide of litter on Utah’s roads by securing their loads. Unsecured loads and debris cause 1,800 crashes per year. UDOT crews have seen an increase of litter on Utah’s roads, as time spent cleaning up litter has increased 28% in the last five years. Costs […]

Please Stay Out of Construction Zones

Posted on: April 27th, 2021

We have an important message for Utahns who live, work, or attend school near construction zones: “Stay safe by staying out.” With many projects planned or currently in construction across the state, we are seeing people walking, jogging, riding bicycles, or playing in construction areas. This puts kids and adults at risk of serious injuries […]