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UDOT to demolish, replace bridge over Interstate 15 in Box Elder County

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Work that will eventually include demolishing and replacing a bridge over Interstate 15 in Box Elder County starts Monday, but officials say the project won’t impact solar eclipse traffic.


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Fatal crosswalk site in Syracuse schools gets new crossing signal

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The site where 14-year-old Dakota Kilburn was hit by a car and killed now has a crossing signal, but his father isn’t satisfied that will solve the problem.


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Eclipse traffic expected to gridlock I-15 in Northern Utah, especially Monday

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The Utah Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect bad traffic along Interstate 15 in Utah as 2017 solar eclipse chasers head north to Idaho and Wyoming.


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Fix likely on the way in Ogden sink hole saga, but who pays is up in the air

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It appears Ogden City will step in and fix a leaking canal pipe that runs underneath 4th Street, but settling the final bill might be an issue.


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Cattle drive expected to cause delays for drivers in Logan Canyon next week

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If you’re going through Logan Canyon from Tuesday, Aug. 15, through Thursday, Aug. 17, expect delays due to a summer cattle drive.


Transportation

UTA conducting terror attack drills this week in Salt Lake City

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The exercise, dubbed “Hell on Wheels,” is a two-day emergency protection and response drill simulating multiple terrorists attacks in the Salt Lake Valley.


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Plane in fatal I-15 crash safe despite 'doctor killer' nickname, expert says

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The Beech Bonanza model has been dubbed the ‘doctor killer,’ but one study shows that pilots are cause for most crashes involving the craft. One of the aircraft was involved in a Riverdale, Utah, crash along Interstate 15 that killed four people.  


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Driverless cars, Uber, wayfinding to be discussed in Ogden transportation plan

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Ogden officials will spend the next year developing a comprehensive blueprint for how transportation should work in the future. And they’re looking for ideas.


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Riverdale Road closed as crews complete unscheduled bridge repair

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Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders stressed that the overall structure of the bridge is secure and the overpass is safe to drive on. However, the joints on the Weber River Bridge have become uneven, causing a jarring bump for motorists. 

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