Sunday, May 24, 2020

Moab, UT

65 F

    Highway 191

    Hwy. 191 work picks up steam; first new pavement applied this week

    The Highway 191 widening project from north of downtown to the Colorado River continues with work taking place at a variety of locations, including from the Colorado River to Rubicon Trails, where crews have been building a retaining wall to support the shoulder along the highway, as well as for a new sidewalk on the west side.

    Hwy. 191 project 1 of 220 on UDOT schedule

    A heavy equipment operator loads a truck with dirt removed from the shoulder of north Highway 191. Crews this week will prep areas to receive curb and gutter installation on the west side of the highway and that work will take place on the east side next week. Vegetation is being cleared in the wetlands as needed for the storm water drainage system, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. Work hours on the $20.5 million project are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    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...

    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...

    Official: Changes on Main Street are no threat to parallel parking

    The Utah Department of Transportation recently added a third traffic light closer to the sidewalk on the arms over main street to allow motorists to see the signals even if a truck is in the way...

    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.

    Hwy. 191 more dangerous as traffic levels rise

    Moab resident Petenia Pfnister recently survived a head-on collision in this vehicle, which she was driving near Wilson Arch south of...

    One injured after truck drives off highway near Mill Creek Drive

    First responders removed on a stretcher the driver of a truck that went off the road near the intersection of Mill Creek Drive and Highway 191. Grand County EMS Outreach Coordinator McKay Vowles said the man was flown to St. Mary's Hospital and is in "serious condition."

    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.