BRIDGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRIDGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Davis County stretch of I-15 due weekend restrictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836360-78/500-county-davis-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57836360-78/500-county-davis-south.html.csp">Davis County stretch of I-15 due weekend restrictions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T13:56:22.003-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 01:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Interstate 15 southbound in Davis County was due for some traffic restrictions Friday night through much of Saturday morning. The Utah Department of Transportation says southbound travelers will be squeezed into a single lane on the stretch of I-15 in Bountiful from 500 South to 1500 South 10 p.m. Friday through 9 a.m. Saturday. Construction crews will be working on reconfiguration aimed at improving traffic flow through the typically congested area — and this weekend’s interruption won’t be the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:56:22 MDT U of U “goes blue” for autism awareness week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57754254-78/autism-blue-week-awareness.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57754254-78/autism-blue-week-awareness.html.csp">U of U “goes blue” for autism awareness week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T21:46:52.916-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a rare occasion that the University of Utah “goes blue.” But on Wednesday evening the U.’s George S. Eccles Legacy Bridge will be illuminated in blue lights to mark Autism Awareness Week. The bridge lighting will follow a 6:30 to 8 p.m. talk by U. psychiatry professor Deborah Bilder on new prevalence data and research efforts afoot to better understand autism spectrum disorders. A week later, on April 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., autism specialist Bruce Parsons and Eliot Francis, a high-functi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754254@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:46:52 MDT Two men, one from Utah, injured in Idaho BASE jump accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728510-78/jump-base-idaho-falls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728510-78/jump-base-idaho-falls.html.csp">Two men, one from Utah, injured in Idaho BASE jump accident</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T19:21:56.652-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twin Falls, Idaho • A pair of BASE jumpers survived a 486-foot fall in southern Idaho Monday evening when their parachutes failed to fully open. The men were seriously injured after leaping from Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho, Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Lori Stewart said. The bridge spans the Snake River canyon. The Twin Falls Times-News reports James E. Rawe, 24, of Draper, was taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center. The other man, whose name has n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728510@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:21:56 MDT Viaduct closure focus of open house http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57702376-90/1300-bridge-closed-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57702376-90/1300-bridge-closed-lake.html.csp">Viaduct closure focus of open house</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T22:29:36.321-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 1300 South bridge, located between 500 and 700 West, will be closed for about one year beginning this summer as part of the overhaul of the east-west thoroughfare. Salt Lake City, in partnership with the Utah Department of Transportation, will host a public open house on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S. 900 West, to discuss and answer questions about the 1300 South project. The open house will cover how the closure will impact m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702376@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:29:36 MDT No luck in underwater search for Utah dinosaur footprint http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57655999-78/amp-moab-footprint-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57655999-78/amp-moab-footprint-team.html.csp">No luck in underwater search for Utah dinosaur footprint</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T22:25:20.875-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 10:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The dinosaur footprint removed from the slickrock near Moab has not yet been found, federal and state officials said Sunday. Melodie Rydalch, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney for Utah, and Megan Crandall, a spokeswoman for the Bureau of Land Management office in Utah, both confirmed divers were not successful in retrieving the 190-million-year old footprint on Saturday. “They did not get lucky on the dive,” Crandall said. Divers were not searching again Sunday, according to the Utah Depar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655999@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:25:20 MDT Bridge work to close portions of I-15 in Weber County this weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57647310-78/exit-riverdale-bridge-southbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57647310-78/exit-riverdale-bridge-southbound.html.csp">Bridge work to close portions of I-15 in Weber County this weekend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T22:54:35.493-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You may want to leave a bit earlier if you plan to travel north on Interstate 15 in Weber County this weekend. The Utah Department of Transportation says northbound lanes of I-15 will be closed near Exit 339 Saturday from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m. the following morning, in order to allow erection of bridge girders on Riverdale Road. During the closures, traffic will be rerouted to east along Riverdale Road to Interstate 84 and then back onto I-15. The northbound ramp at 5600 South in Roy (Exit 338) als...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647310@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:54:35 MDT American-Indian ancestors on Bering land bridge for 10,000 years? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626614-78/bridge-lived-american-ice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57626614-78/bridge-lived-american-ice.html.csp">American-Indian ancestors on Bering land bridge for 10,000 years?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T20:12:26.167-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Early ancestors of American Indians may have lived on the Bering land bridge that once linked Siberia and Alaska much longer than previously thought, according to a University of Utah anthropologist. Though scientists already agree those ancient peoples migrated from Asia over the land bridge to North America during the last ice age, anthropologist Dennis O’Rourke argues in the journal Science that new evidence indicates humans could have stayed and lived in the area for about 10,000 years. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626614@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:12:26 MDT Capitol Reef’s Hickman Bridge Trailhead closed for repairs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57601541-78/rock-march-repairs-trailhead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57601541-78/rock-march-repairs-trailhead.html.csp">Capitol Reef’s Hickman Bridge Trailhead closed for repairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T20:38:02.548-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 08:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The popular Hickman Bridge Trailhead in southern Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park will be periodically closed over the next three weeks to allow for rock wall repair work. National Park Service spokeswoman Lori Rome said the first of the closures began Tuesday and will extend through March 4; the second closure will be for March 12-18. Rome said the specific times for the closures, which are being implemented for safety reasons, will be subject to change as work progresses. The repairs were ne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57601541@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:38:02 MDT Rolly: Chris Christie could learn from former Utah governor Matheson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57580282-90/christie-utah-matheson-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57580282-90/christie-utah-matheson-state.html.csp">Rolly: Chris Christie could learn from former Utah governor Matheson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T09:46:58.695-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Bridgegate scandal that has unfolded over the past few months in New Jersey has been a classic case of finger pointing, denial and messenger bashing. Gov. Chris Christie, whose presidential aspirations could hinge on the outcome of multiple investigations into the partial George Washington Bridge closure that shut down traffic in Fort Lee for four days, has denied any prior knowledge of those disastrous plans. Several Christie confidants have been fired or resigned, including two Port Autho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580282@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:46:58 MDT Searching Walker emails is the rage in Wisconsin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57588062-68/walker-emails-campaign-wisconsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57588062-68/walker-emails-campaign-wisconsin.html.csp">Searching Walker emails is the rage in Wisconsin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Political operatives from across the spectrum are scouring the thousands of emails exchanged by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign staff and those who worked for him when he was Milwaukee County executive, trying to find items they can use to attack or defend the state’s most polarizing figure. Liberals and conservatives alike have been hunting through the 28,000 pages of documents for their names, as well as the names of political friends and enemies. Democratic strategist C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575880622014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-23T15:40:02.382-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588062@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:40:02 MDT