With the help of a group of seniors at Riverton High School, John Gleason with the Utah Department of Transportation and Sgt. Nick Street with Utah Highway Patrol issued a challenge to Utah drivers on Wednesday: turn the 100 deadliest days of summer into the 100 safest days.
TREMONTON — The transportation department says a project to fix bridges near the Interstate 15/84 split in Tremonton will be more difficult and costly than originally planned.
LAYTON — With construction pending, the state's transportation department will provide the public with new details on a large-scale project to rebuild U.S. Highway through northern Davis County into Weber County.
SUMMIT COUNTY — Drivers on Interstate 80 experienced a bit of a delay Thursday afternoon after a semitrailer turned onto its side near Echo Junction.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Greyhound driver who authorities say fell asleep before the bus careened off a road in the Utah desert two years ago was tired, sick and should never have been behind the wheel, according to a new lawsuit over the crash that killed one person and injured 12 others.
OGDEN — The transportation department says Northern Utah’s two alpine highways definitely won’t open by Memorial Day, as is often the case, and it’s not clear when they’ll be made accessible.
The Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society and Union Pacific Historical Society hold a convention on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center in downtown Ogden. A number of speakers gave talks about trains, history and how Ogden ties into it all.
Spike 150 was held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, on Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Golden Spike National Historical Park at Promontory Summit.
PROMONTORY — On May 10, exactly 150 years ago Friday, one of the most consequential events in the history of the United States and perhaps the world, took place before a relatively small group of government officials, railroad executives and laborers.
OGDEN — As the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad is celebrated this week, members of Northern Utah’s black community say there’s a stark historical reality that should be thoughtfully appraised.
OGDEN — Unity, economics — and of course history — were the main themes that emerged during the first day of celebrations related to the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad.
OGDEN — Thousands of Chinese migrants were America’s forgotten superheroes in the 1860s, pulling off the seemingly impossible while toiling for the Central Pacific Railroad during the construction of the transcontinental railroad.
In May 1969, the Standard-Examiner marked the 100th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike with a special edition of seven sections recording and resharing the history, as well as the future in 2069. Here it is, complete and in it's original format.
Two historic steam trains are on their way to Ogden where they’ll be on display throughout the Golden Spike sesquicentennial celebration.
OGDEN — Union Station and the surrounding railyards area may be reborn as the epicenter of economic and transportation vibrancy in the Ogden region, according to business, community and technology planners.
OGDEN — The transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Summit on May 10, 1869, but it wasn’t until the late 1870s that Union Pacific officially established Ogden as their “Junction City.”
As the date of the sesquicentennial of the driving of the Golden Spike approaches, communities across Utah are honoring its history with the railroad and its impacts with a variety of events.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the world’s biggest and most powerful steam locomotives is chugging to its big debut after five years of restoration work.
LAYTON — The state says preliminary work on their Northern Utah Interstate 15 construction project is finished and they’re ready to start the heavy lifting — which means parts of the freeway will be closed soon.
FARR WEST — A $6.2 million project to fix an infamous Weber County bottleneck will begin later this month.
OGDEN — Spike 150 and the Ogden Heritage Festival are soon upon us, and local residents should take note.
It could be a play, a street festival, a photography exhibit or even a train ride, but there are dozens of events happening across Utah to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad.
While riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle down a straightaway in Park City about two years ago, Lindsay Ross could tell a pickup turning onto the main road hadn't seen her.
OGDEN — Union Pacific and Utah’s Spike 150 commission are offering railroad enthusiasts an opportunity to take a step back in time.
OGDEN — Minor flooding made driving interesting in Ogden Canyon on Monday morning.
FARMINGTON — A driverless car will soon be seen shuttling around Station Park in Farmington.
A new traffic law will soon allow for motorcyclists in Utah to “filter” between stopped vehicles at traffic lights.
OGDEN — The state transportation department’s $4.7 million bridge rehabilitation and replacement project through Ogden Canyon is set to begin Monday.
Electric scooters are here, Ogden.
OGDEN — A three-month test phase for electric scooters in downtown Ogden begins Friday.
WEBER COUNTY — A mudslide in Weber County on Wednesday night prompted the closure of some nearby train tracks.
OGDEN — The initial focus in upgrading the North Ogden Divide will be on the highest priority issues, including poor pavement along a half-mile segment west of Liberty, where the roadway bends south for westbound motorists.
OGDEN — A new mode of public transportation is coming to Ogden later this month.
OGDEN — Northern Utah’s air quality is an issue that only grows more pressing as time goes by, Ogden’s City Council says, so the body is working with another city committee to fast track municipal dialogue on the subject.
LAYTON — Commuters beware: work is beginning on a $175 million Interstate 15 project through Davis and Weber counties.
SUNSET — Officials say a FrontRunner train struck and killed a pedestrian in Sunset Monday afternoon.
BOX ELDER COUNTY — Work on a bridge restoration project on Interstate 84 between Snowville and Howell will begin Monday.
PROMONTORY — The remnants of original 90-mile Promontory Branch of the Transcontinental Railroad is situated in some of the most remote portions of northwest Utah.
WEST HAVEN — West Haven could be getting Utah Transit Authority bus service for the first time.
OGDEN — A Utah Transit Authority trolley could start plying the streets of downtown Ogden, giving visitors and others a way to hit some of the hot spots in the area.
OGDEN — A car crash on Wall Avenue left one man dead and a police officer injured, according to police. The Friday evening crash also caused the total closure of Ogden’s Wall Avenue from 22nd Street to 24th Street.
OGDEN — Ogden and Clearfield were among three cities chosen by the Utah Transit Authority for “transit-oriented development” sites earlier this week.
OGDEN — The Utah Transit Authority will be holding an open house to give the public the chance to sound off on proposed changes and additions to the bus routes serving Weber County.
LAYTON — Though two significant administrative components have yet to be solidified, the Utah Department of Transportation is conducting preliminary work on their extensive U.S. 89 project.
OGDEN — The proposed Bus Rapid Transit system in Ogden would do more than shuttle passengers between the Utah Transit Authority transit center on Wall Avenue and the Weber State University campus.
LAYTON — Two Northern Utah highway projects are poised to receive a major cash infusion.
OGDEN — Weber State University hosted its 10th annual Sustainability Summit Thursday, featuring Paul Hawken, leader of a project that identified and ranked the most effective existing solutions to climate change, and Brenda Ekwurzel, co-author of the Fourth National Climate Assessment and se…
NORTH SALT LAKE — After two bills aimed at extending the Legacy Parkway truck ban failed during this year’s legislative session, proponents of the extension are hoping there’s another answer.
SYRACUSE — The long-term fate of two busy Davis County roads will be discussed by the transportation department during an open house meeting.
SALT LAKE CITY — A judge ruled Tuesday the "Diesel Brothers" business operators are subject to civil penalties under the federal Clean Air Act for selling trucks modified with "defeat" devices to foil vehicle pollution controls.