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Deseret News
Crossing guard honored for 38 years of loyal serviceon Wednesday. Johnson, who has been a crossing guard for 38 years, was honored
Crossing guard honored for 38 years of loyal service
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
on Wednesday. Johnson, who has been a crossing guard for 38 years, was honored by the Canyons School District and the Utah Department of Transportation for her years of service helping students cross the street safely. Johnson, 76, says she’s... Read more
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Park Record
Utah Department of Transportation kicks off summer construction projects State starts repairs along five-mile stretch of U.S. 40 Starting this week,
Utah Department of Transportation kicks off summer construction projects
Park Record / Posted 2 days ago
State starts repairs along five-mile stretch of U.S. 40 Starting this week, orange construction barrels will be seen along a large stretch of U.S. 40 near Quinn's Junction for... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Stretch of I-215 to undergo constructionbelt will slow traffic for the next year and a half, but hopefully make the str
Stretch of I-215 to undergo construction
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
belt will slow traffic for the next year and a half, but hopefully make the stretch a smoother ride for motorists. The Utah Department of Transportation will start its 215 Renewed project Tuesday night. The work zone will stretch from State... Read more
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Deseret News
Strong winds cause damage, possibly fatal accident in Davis Countytypically hit the Farmington-Centerville area the hardest, said National Weathe
Strong winds cause damage, possibly fatal accident in Davis County
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
typically hit the Farmington-Centerville area the hardest, said National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Seaman. The Utah Department of Transportation restricted high-profile vehicles on 1-15 in northern Utah for several hours Sunday morning.... Read more
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Deseret News
Provo transit project set to begin, despite public concernand Orem are moving right along, but not without some criticism from local resi
Provo transit project set to begin, despite public concern
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
and Orem are moving right along, but not without some criticism from local residents. The Utah Transit Authority and the Utah Department of Transportation are proposing to build a bus rapid transit system through both Utah County cities with... Read more
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Deseret News
Police: Nine injured in Mountain View Corridor crashPolice Lt. Lex Bell said some people may still be trapped and that southbound l
Police: Nine injured in Mountain View Corridor crash
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
Police Lt. Lex Bell said some people may still be trapped and that southbound lanes will be closed for several hours. The Utah Department of Transportation confirmed AirMed and Life Flight are on the way. More information will be posted as it... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
UHP urges drivers to use caution after wet weather contributes to crashessays. They urge drivers to slow down and maintain extra following distance. The
UHP urges drivers to use caution after wet weather contributes to crashes
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 12 days ago
says. They urge drivers to slow down and maintain extra following distance. They also recommend taking extra care when changing lanes. Utah Department of Transportation was also warning drivers of standing water through their traffic advisory si... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
SR-39 in Ogden Canyon closes after crash sends concrete barriers onto riverbankexactly what caused the man to crash, but authorities said they suspect fatigue
SR-39 in Ogden Canyon closes after crash sends concrete barriers onto riverbank
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
exactly what caused the man to crash, but authorities said they suspect fatigue was a factor. No injuries were reported. Utah Department of Transportation officials tweeted around 2 p.m. that SR-39 in Ogden Canyon would close at 2:30 p.m. for two... Read more
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Deseret News
The mighty wait at The Mighty Five (Utah's national parks)at its entrance gate, its own radio station at 1610 AM, and park officials are
The mighty wait at The Mighty Five (Utah's national parks)
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
at its entrance gate, its own radio station at 1610 AM, and park officials are working with the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Department of Transportation to devise ways to counter backups on U.S. 191. "This is a long-term issue that we have to... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Proposal to widen Main Street in Payson has residents in historic homes worriedPAYSON, Utah – The Utah Department of Transportation is considering several opt
Proposal to widen Main Street in Payson has residents in historic homes worried
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 22 days ago
PAYSON, Utah – The Utah Department of Transportation is considering several options to improve future traffic flow through the small town of Payson, but one of those options has homeowners on the town’s historic Main Street worried. The proposal... Read more
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Deseret News
Payson could lose historic homes due to road constructionsitting well with some residents. When the freeway interchange was built in th
Payson could lose historic homes due to road construction
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
sitting well with some residents. When the freeway interchange was built in the 1960s, Payson was a small town. Now, the Utah Department of Transportation says something has to be done soon to deal with ongoing growth in the area. But one of the... Read more
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Deseret News
UDOT touting increased driver safety in work zonesbring into clear focus the danger of working in road construction zones. And wi
UDOT touting increased driver safety in work zones
Deseret News / Posted 23 days ago
bring into clear focus the danger of working in road construction zones. And with more than 150 projects this year, the Utah Department of Transportation is launching a new effort to raise driver awareness about driving safely in work... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
UDOT urges motorists to slow down in work zonesears and to keep their heads on a swivel." April 11-18 is National Work Zone S
UDOT urges motorists to slow down in work zones
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 23 days ago
ears and to keep their heads on a swivel." April 11-18 is National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, and the message the Utah Department of Transportation is putting out is simply slow down. "When you travel through a work zone at 50, 60, 80... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Commissioners disagree on events coordinator - April 12, 2016and Facilities on Federal Lands for a ROW of a section of the Green River Cutof
Commissioners disagree on events coordinator - April 12, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 23 days ago
and Facilities on Federal Lands for a ROW of a section of the Green River Cutoff Road #401 that was previously assigned to Utah Department of Transportation which is currently part of Emery County's B Road System. The board approved a Request for... Read more
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Emery County Progress
County Commissioners disagree on events coordinator - April 7, 2016and Facilities on Federal Lands for a ROW of a section of the Green River Cutof
County Commissioners disagree on events coordinator - April 7, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 28 days ago
and Facilities on Federal Lands for a ROW of a section of the Green River Cutoff Road #401 that was previously assigned to Utah Department of Transportation which is currently part of Emery County's B Road System. The board approved a Request for... Read more
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Deseret News
UDOT announces top 10 road construction projects for 2016SALT LAKE CITY — Construction season in the Beehive State is officially underwa
UDOT announces top 10 road construction projects for 2016
Deseret News / Posted 29 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Construction season in the Beehive State is officially underway. The Utah Department of Transportation Wednesday announced its list of top 10 projects for 2016. At the top of the list is a $105 million reconstruction of I-215 in... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Highway deaths trending down, officials saySALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The number of deaths on Utah roadways is down, but the U
Highway deaths trending down, officials say
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 30 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The number of deaths on Utah roadways is down, but the Utah Department of Transportation says one thing is still high, distracted driving. This week Utah Highway Patrol released first quarter numbers that show 41 highway... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah highway fatalities down for the first time in 3 yearsreported compared with 53 to date last year. "Anytime that we're moving in the
Utah highway fatalities down for the first time in 3 years
Deseret News / Posted 30 days ago
reported compared with 53 to date last year. "Anytime that we're moving in the right direction, that's good news," said Utah Department of Transportation spokesman John Gleason, "but it's really hard to celebrate because we're so far away from... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Some in South Jordan worry proposed road changes will be bad for businessfor customers. “What if we get eliminated because of a road?” Borg asked. The
Some in South Jordan worry proposed road changes will be bad for business
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 1 months ago
for customers. “What if we get eliminated because of a road?” Borg asked. These are all concerns they've expressed to the Utah Department of Transportation. “I feel like its falling on deaf ears,” Borg said. UDOT personnel said the plans are in... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
State Parks officials praise local student for urging change to life jacket regulations - It started as a simple assignment designed to teach sixth-grade students the art of argumentative writing but in the last few weeks that assignment has creat...of argumentative writing, but in the last few weeks, that assignment has create
State Parks officials praise local student for urging change to life jacket regulations - It started as a simple assignment designed to teach sixth-grade students the art of argumentative writing but in the last few weeks that assignment has creat...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 1 months ago
of argumentative writing, but in the last few weeks, that assignment has created a ripple effect, reaching as far as the Utah Department of Transportation, and the Utah Division of State Parks. Several weeks ago, Buffy Camps asked her... Read more

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