Utah

Government, Technology

FHWA Audits Utah DOT National Environmental Policy Act Compliance

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Consistent communication between managers and staff members could benefit the Utah Department of Transportation as it executes National Environmental Policy Act responsibilities, according to a recent federal audit.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2018
Government, Business

State DOT Leaders Stress Importance of Connections With Freight Movers

Minnesota DOT's Charles Zelle Minnesota DOT's Charles Zelle at TRB in Washington. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — State departments of transportation could benefit from establishing a rapport with freight movers and companies that need goods to be moved, according to Utah Department of Transportation Director Carlos Braceras.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2018
Government

Utah Truck Climbing Lane Will Reduce Congestion, Improve Safety, Drivers Say

Traffic on Parley's Summit Traffic on Parley's Summit on Interstate 80 in Utah. (cw9tv via YouTube)

The Federal Highway Administration opened a period of public comment for a truck-climbing lane in Utah, according to a notice published Oct. 6 in the Federal Register.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2017
Government

Utah Trucking Group Backs State’s Efforts to Fund Construction Through Fuel-Tax Hike

Legislation that would increase the state’s fuel taxes is expected to reach Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk this spring and is seen as a potential boost for freight industries.

March 9, 2015
Government

Utah Trucking Assn. Names New Executive Director

The Utah Trucking Association has selected former Utah Department of Transportation official Rick Clasby to be its new executive director.

Transport Topics
August 24, 2012