EASTBOUND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EASTBOUND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City man dies in fiery U.S. 40 crash with semi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58136623-78/semi-pickup-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58136623-78/semi-pickup-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City man dies in fiery U.S. 40 crash with semi</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="2014-07-01T21:51:39.067-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol has identified the victim of a fatal pickup truck-semi trailer rig crash on U.S. 40 near Roosevelt. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said Jeffrey S. Hitchcock, 42, of Salt Lake City, was eastbound when his 2007 GMC pickup inexplicably drifted into the oncoming, westbound lane and collided with a semi hauling two full crude oil tanker trailers about 11 a.m. Monday. Hitchcock, whose vehicle burst into flames, was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi rolled off the right shoulder, ab...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58136623@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:51:39 MDT Letter: Why throw a beer at me on 9400 South? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58103139-82/9400-beer-bike-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58103139-82/9400-beer-bike-south.html.csp">Letter: Why throw a beer at me on 9400 South?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:20:31.669-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To the car that felt compelled to hurl a full bottle of beer at me as I was commuting home from work on my bike, toiling up the hill of the eastbound bike lane on 9400 South, why? Jacqueline Breslawski Sandy</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58103139@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:20:31 MDT Two dead, one hurt in Capitol Reef crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58085930-78/driver-royce-capitol-died.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58085930-78/driver-royce-capitol-died.html.csp">Two dead, one hurt in Capitol Reef crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T20:10:08.272-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 08:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two people died Wednesday when another driver reportedly crashed into them head-on in Capitol Reef National Park. A male driver was heading west on State Route 24 when he drifted off the right shoulder near the Twin Rocks area of the park, which is about five miles east of the town of Torrey, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. The driver overcorrected to the left and went into the eastbound lane, striking another vehicle head-on about 9 a.m., Royce said. Two people in the eastbound vehi...</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> 58085930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:10:08 MDT Pothole repair causing delays on I-80 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58061494-90/delays-drivers-eastbound-expected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58061494-90/delays-drivers-eastbound-expected.html.csp">Pothole repair causing delays on I-80</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T21:58:21.027-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Emergency pothole repair on eastbound Interstate 80 near the line between Tooele and Salt Lake counties is expected to cause significant traffic delays until June 22. The Utah Department of Transportation says eastbound I-80 has been restricted to one lane at the interchange with State Road 201. The agency says delays of more than an hour, primarily during the morning commute, are expected. It urges drivers to reduce travel there between 7 and 9 a.m — if possible. Next week, lane restrictions ...</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> 58061494@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:58:21 MDT Brushfire closes I-80 temporarily http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58030249-78/county-fire-eastbound-fires.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58030249-78/county-fire-eastbound-fires.html.csp">Brushfire closes I-80 temporarily</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T10:48:20.867-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A series of brushfires shut down eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 on Wednesday night in Tooele County. The fires broke out about 7:30 p.m. on the south side of the highway near the Salt Lake County line, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce. All eastbound lanes were closed for about 45 minutes while fire crews from the North Tooele County Fire District and Unified Fire Department fought the flames. The cause of the fires was under investigation, Royce said.</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> 58030249@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:48:20 MDT Four-car crash reported in Tooele County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58013088-78/crash-uhp-according-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58013088-78/crash-uhp-according-county.html.csp">Four-car crash reported in Tooele County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T23:02:01.894-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle crash in Tooele County. Details about the crash remained scarce Saturday night after the vehicles collided on eastbound Interstate 80 near State Road 201, according to the UHP. Two people were reportedly ejected, though their conditions were not immediately available, said UHP spokesman Jesse Valenzuela. Investigators suspect that an impaired driver caused the accident and tried to flee the scene, according to the UHP. A trooper took the dr...</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> 58013088@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 23:02:01 MDT