Monday, May 25, 2020

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    Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

    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.

    Transportation group formed, will work with UDOT

    The Moab City and Grand County councils last week appointed members to the fledgling Southeastern Utah Regional...

    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...

    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...

    Let your [traffic] light shine

    Workers from the Utah Department of Transportation perform routine maintenance work on city traffic lights this week.

    More wildlife highway crossings, fences installed in Utah

    A deer uses a culvert designed to provide safe passage under a heavily traveled road, one of five crossing installed in...

    County, city receive funds for transportation studies

    A joint effort undertaken by Grand County, the City of Moab and other entities to establish a regional transportation plan got a huge shot in the arm...

    Comments sought on UDOT’s long-range plan

    Project studies 30-year rural transportation needs The Utah Department of Transportation in a statement emailed Monday announced it is...

    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.