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Northbound Interstate 15 reopens

Northbound Interstate 15 reopens

Northbound Interstate 15 has reopened near Cedar City in southwestern Utah after being closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to hazardous weather conditions. The Utah High Patrol says troopers had reported that 15 tractor-trailer were blocking traffic after spinning out of control due to traveling too fast for conditions. […]

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Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

Roadway deaths drop in Utah for 2nd-straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New state statistics show that the number of people who died on Utah roadways decreased for the second consecutive year. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the 264 deaths on Utah roadways in 2018 were the lowest since 2014 and down from 273 the year before. The […]

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UDOT reminds drivers of winter driving safety

UDOT reminds drivers of winter driving safety

As a winter storm moves through Utah this week, officials want to remind drivers to drive extra careful. Kevin Kitchen, communications specialist for UDOT region four, says drivers need to be  cautions around snow plows. “Please, please, please let the snow plows do their job and give them the space,” […]

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Overnight closures on I-15 in Lehi scheduled for bridge work

Overnight closures on I-15 in Lehi scheduled for bridge work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Traffic on a 2-mile (3-kilometer) segment of Interstate 15 in Lehi will be rerouted overnight Wednesday and Thursday nights for bridge construction that’s part of a freeway widening project. The Utah Department of Transportation says southbound I-15 will be closed Wednesday night between 2100 North […]

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Interstate 80 to close for wildlife overpass project

Interstate 80 to close for wildlife overpass project

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Transportation officials are building a wildlife bridge over a part of Interstate 80 where more than 100 animals have been killed over the last two years. The Utah Department of Transportation the project will close part of eastbound I-80 overnight in Parley’s Canyon Wednesday. Mule […]

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Flooding on Highway 50 in Millard County

Flooding on Highway 50 in Millard County

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah-Wednesday afternoon, as torrential rains began to come into south-central Utah, Millard County was beset by flooding per a report from UDOT Traffic. U.S Highway 50 became flooded at 4:28 MDT at milepost 145, some 15 miles away from Salina and the Interstate 70 interchange. At this point, […]

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Vehicle on Fire in Garfield County

Vehicle on Fire in Garfield County

GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah-Apparently, southern Utah isn’t the only thing on fire as Thursday morning rolls on. Per a report from the official Twitter account of UDOT, a vehicle is on fire along S.R. 12 at Hells Backbone Road as of 8:00 am MDT. Authorities estimate the incident should be cleared […]

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Crash Near Scipio

Crash Near Scipio

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, a crash occurred near Scipio Tuesday evening. The crash occurred at U.S. Highway 50 at milepost 136 six miles off of Interstate 15 east of Scipio at 8:57 pm MDT Tuesday. There is an estimated clearance time of 9:53 pm at this […]

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Crash Near Cove Fort

Crash Near Cove Fort

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, there was a crash Friday morning north of Cove Fort on southbound Interstate 15. This incident occurred at 9:48 am MDT at milepost 135 and has resulted in the closure of the left lane. The estimated clearance time is slated at 11:00 […]

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Crash Near Meadow

Crash Near Meadow

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah-Per the official Twitter of UDOT, a significant crash occurred on Interstate 15 five miles south of Meadow. UDOT confirmed the incident struck at 11:58 am MDT and was at milepost 153 on southbound I-15. It’s significant enough that a clearance time of 1:15 pm this afternoon has […]

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