Friday, May 29, 2020


Moab, UT

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    191 Widening

    New pedestrian, cyclist detour installed as Hwy. 191 project progresses

    Last week workers on the Highway 191 widening project instituted a pedestrian and cyclist detour. This route will bypass much of the construction work and will help to keep active transportation trail users safe...

    Hwy. 191 widening won’t impact travel … yet

    Highway crews are making improvements to roadway shoulders this week as they continue widening the route. Photo by Doug McMurdo

    Widening of Hwy. 191, a $20.5M project, begins

    The Utah Department of Transportation began construction Monday on U.S. Highway 191 from 400 North to the Colorado River bridge, said UDOT...

    How to get weekly emailed updates on the 191 widening project

    Construction scheduled to begin March 23 The Utah Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the contractor on the Highway...

    Per city request, speeds on 191 to slow during construction

    A truck hits the brakes on a section of Highway 191 that will have reduced speeds, at least for the duration...

    City council splinters over parking kerfuffle

    Highway widening project concerns North Main businesses that will lose on-street parking City of Moab efforts to lease...

    UDOT: Highway widening was always going to interfere with tourism

    The Utah Department of Transportation has been undertaking a multitude of public works projects in Moab in recent weeks, the largest of which will continue for months to come.

    UDOT awards Moab North Main widening project

    The Utah Department of Transportation awarded a $20.5 million contract Wednesday, Jan. 29, to Kilgore Contracting, which has operations in the City of Moab...

    UDOT awards Moab North Main widening project

    Moab’s Kilgore Contracting chosen for $20.5M improvement A northbound motorist merges at Highway 191 and 400 North today,...

    Highway widening may begin Feb. 24

    Drivers traveling from Moab toward the Colorado River on Highway 191 must currently negotiate merging traffic on their way north. A project is set to begin Feb. 27 to widen the highway on the stretch where it bottlenecks to one lane in both directions.

    City council weighs overnight construction for 191 widening

    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...

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.

    Youth spots fire, alerts authorities

    "They (firefighters) figured out where the fire was coming from … it started with a cigarette.”