City of Moab Water Department employees Conrad Yanito and Ryan Bell use equipment to fill in a hole in 400 East across from the Apache Motel that was made when crews needed to repair a customer’s long-ago installed galvanized water pipes that broke.
After receiving public input regarding the city’s ordinances allowing idling motors, Moab City Mayor Emily Niehaus recently instructed city staff to present draft ordinances that limit idling times in the city.
City Engineer Chuck Williams reported to the Moab City Council on Tuesday, July 9, that the engineering department had plans to change the traffic pattern on Uranium Boulevard and 100 East to mitigate negative traffic impacts while multiple construction projects take place in the area.
The contractor working on the Highway 128 improvement project will begin night work beginning July 10. Nielson Construction alerted Grand County to the shift change, saying work on the River Road will run from 4 p.m. through 3 a.m. Monday through Saturday.
Cedar Breaks Scenic Drive, also known as State Highway 148, finally opened for the summer season after the last of the snow was cleared from the road, according to a statement from Cedar Breaks National Monument.
Motorists headed to or from Grand Junction and environs will want to avoid Highway 128 June 3-7. Roadwork will force the highway’s full closure roughly between mileposts 31 and 32 while the Utah Department of Transportation works on the highway.
The Utah Department of Transportation presented to Moab stakeholders last week plans for a feasibility study looking at the prospect of bringing passenger rail service to Moab.
Construction on Highway 191 north of downtown at the highway’s bottleneck could start as early as this fall. The project will widen the highway to five lanes, two in each direction with a center turn lane.