Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

71.9 F

    Highway 128

    Highway 128 work closer to completion

    Work on Highway 128 from milepost 20 to its junction with Interstate 70 resumed Monday as crews leveled lanes with asphalt from milepost 20 to 24. Once finished, they will apply the final layer starting at milepost 38 and work south.

    Night work ends on Hwy 128 project

    Work on Highway 128 between milepost 20 and the Interstate 70 junction – roughly milepost 44.6 – continued with lane leveling night work last week...

    Hwy. 128 work moving to nighttime hours

    The contractor working on the Highway 128 improvement project will begin night work beginning July 10. Nielson Construction alerted Grand County to...

    Part of SR 128 to be closed June 3 – 7

    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...

    Explosive efforts clear SR 128

    Five camper sized boulders landed on River Road about 1/2 mile away from Lions Park in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 3. Traffic on River Road was snarled all day. Around 3pm River Road was closed in both directions and two large boulders were demolished with low yield explosive charges. The remaining debris was picked up with two bucket loaders.

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.