FREEWAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FREEWAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah County officials: We need more freeways http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301039-90/transportation-utah-county-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58301039-90/transportation-utah-county-mountain.html.csp">Utah County officials: We need more freeways</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:33:32.988-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lehi • As the Utah Transportation Commission rotates its monthly meetings around the state, it usually takes a few minutes to hear concerns from local officials. That stretched to two hours Friday as a parade of worried northern Utah County officials begged for new freeways and other road projects to handle exploding growth there. “Lehi’s not sick because of our roads. We’re in cardiac arrest,” said Mayor Bert Wilson. His city’s population swelled from 19,000 in 2000 to 55,000 now, attracting ma...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58301039@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:33:32 MDT Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292837-82/tire-troopers-auto-club.html.csp">Letter: Thanks for the nighttime help, troopers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:12:01.94-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was traveling on Interstate 15 Tuesday at 4:45 a.m. when I suddenly realized I had a flat tire. I immediately pulled over on the freeway shoulder, preparing to call the auto club. While I was dialing my phone, I noticed a Utah Highway Patrol trooper pulling up behind my parked car. I explained my problem to him, when I noticed another UHP trooper in another car pulled up. They asked me if I was a member of an auto club, I told them I was and I was going to call for assistance. The trooper then...</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> 58292837@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:12:01 MDT UDOT again slows decision on West Davis Corridor freeway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285636-78/alternative-alternatives-corps-davis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285636-78/alternative-alternatives-corps-davis.html.csp">UDOT again slows decision on West Davis Corridor freeway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T11:22:12.619-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Department of Transportation is again pushing back its schedule for deciding whether to build the proposed West Davis Corridor freeway, a project some federal agencies worry could destroy too many Great Salt Lake wetlands. UDOT said Monday that the new delay is to allow time for more evaluation and discussion with groups pushing alternatives, including a “shared solution” that would entirely do away with the freeway by improving existing roads and adding more mass transit. UDOT original...</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> 58285636@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:22:12 MDT