Dangerous situation
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Editor,

I wanted to thank the Utah Department of Transportation for their work on south Highway 191, but I think they forgot the passing lanes. From the KOA to the bottom of Blue Hill prior to the Behind the Rocks turn-off it is almost impossible to pass a vehicle. There is an extreme amount of traffic in this area now with many recreational vehicles. It is not uncommon for them to drive 45 to 55 mph. The speed limit on this stretch of road is 65 mph. Many people get antsy and try and pass when they shouldn’t.

I and many other locals have seen a lot of close calls. It shouldn’t take 20 minutes to get to Hole in the Rock, but this is not uncommon. I wish UDOT would get their drawing boards back out and do the job over for safety reasons. I have noticed from living in this area that it takes so many causalities for changes, and we don’t want that. Please reconsider a four-lane highway or at least two passing lanes on this dangerous strip of highway.

Thanks,

–Vicki Honour

LaSal

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