Tagged ‘highway’

A behind-the-scenes look at the materials lab

Posted on: June 17th, 2013

Before UDOT employees reroute traffic, before they begin paving the road and even before they put out orange cones, they are hard at work. This work requires communication between traffic signal engineers, project managers and others – but none of it would happen without the approval from the materials engineers. The behind-the-scenes work done by […]

Mileposts on Concurrent Highways

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

A few weeks ago we shared on Twitter and Facebook something that around here goes for common knowledge. To our surprise  a discussion followed and character limits made explaining things difficult. It all started with a simple tweet, “Did you know milepost numbering begins in the south and west? So, MP 10 on I-15 is […]

What are these Lines on the Highway!

Posted on: March 8th, 2011

The following is a guest post written by Vic Saunders. Vic was the Public Involvement Manager for all of Northern Utah including Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Rich and Weber Counties.Throughout the fall, winter and spring we get asked regularly at UDOT, “What are these lines on the highway?” Some people wonder if they were […]