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As we head into a holiday weekend and spring break for some, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced a new order related to travel into the state. 

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The Utah Department of Transportation’s State Route 248 project drew hundreds of public comments from Park City community members, most of which didn’t support the expansion of the road to five lanes. But UDOT’s initial vision for the highway might not come to fruition.

Park City Mayor Andy Beerman announced during his comments to the city council at Tuesday’s meeting that he and Transportation Director Alfred Knotts met with UDOT that day to discuss the S.R. 248 project.

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The Park City Council voted to approve a joint resolution with the Summit County Council expressing their official stance on the SR 248 project to the Utah Department of Transportation.

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Curious and concerned Park City community members attended the public hearing for the Utah Department of Transportation’s SR 248 environmental assessment Wednesday. 

Representatives from UDOT peppered the lunchroom at Treasure Mountain Jr. High, talking one-on-one with residents to explain the 1400-page environmental assessment. Poster boards were set up around the room highlighting different parts of the project and the process, and Park City staff and councilmembers were also on hand to field questions throughout the two-hour open house.

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The official public hearing for the Utah Department of Transportation SR 248 environmental assessment happens Wednesday. It’s a chance for Park City community members to learn more about what’s in the assessment and to make their voices heard.

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At more than 1400 pages, the draft of the environmental assessment for State Route 248 is finished. Now, it’s the public’s turn to weigh in.

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Members of the Summit County and Park City Councils received an annual update from the Utah Department of Transportation Monday, outlining the projects planned for Summit County roadways in 2019. The conversation turned from re-paving roads to making Summit County more bikeable. 

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The Utah Department of Transportation, known as UDOT hosted a Noise Study Information Meeting on Tuesday evening.  About a hundred people showed up bringing with them a variety of opinions.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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A fence brought two groups together Friday morning.   Wildlife advocates and UDOT workers celebrated what they say is the first step towards solving a life-threatening problem.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

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Wildlife advocates say they have two weeks to raise $50,000 to save wildlife and drivers on I-80.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more.

For the Save People Save Wildlife website, click here

For the Razoo fundraising site for the fence, click here.

Prepare for slow traffic Friday afternoon, May 27, on eastbound U.S. 40 in Summit County.  The Utah Department of Transportation warns travelers to expect delays between Exit 4, Kearns Boulevard, and Jordanelle Reservoir from 2pm to 6pm.   UDOT says those delays could be between 45 minutes and one hour long.    Eastbound traffic is currently reduced to one lane.  And starting Friday, June 3,  U.S. 40 is scheduled to be down to one lane in each direction, with all traffic shifted to the eastbound lanes.

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Guardsman Pass is now open between Big Cottonwood Canyon and Wasatch County.  But crews clearing the road had to take a break for a newborn.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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The Utah Department of Transportation is about to begin bridge maintenance on U.S. 40 between Park City and Heber City.   Lane restrictions will be in effect from May until August.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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 Are you wondering where the snow plows are? During a stormy pattern like the one the Wasatch Back is experiencing Christmas week, the plows seem few and far between.  But now there's a way you can get real-time information on their location. KPCW's Renai Bodley explains: 

The Utah Department of Transportation is working steadily to clear snow off the Mirror Lake Highway by this Memorial Day weekend. Rick Brough has more.