Tagged ‘Truck Escape Ramp’

Year-end Construction Totals for 2020

Posted on: December 17th, 2020

UDOT completed 135 projects statewide during 2020, with a total value of $1.05 billion. Utah is one of the fastest-growing states in the country, and UDOT is continually working to meet current and future transportation needs while keeping the existing highway system in good condition. In 2020, UDOT widened highways, added passing lanes, repaved and […]

Runaway Truck Escape Ramp in Garden City Opens

Posted on: October 8th, 2020

Cable barrier system to enhance safety on U.S. 89 A new truck escape ramp opened in October 2020 on U.S. 89 west of Garden City. The catch-net cable system was new to Utah and uses a series of cable nets to stop runaway semi-trucks coming out of Logan Canyon. Prior to installation, the area saw […]