HIGHWAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HIGHWAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Congress is giving states the transportation blues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57822850-68/congress-transportation-projects-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57822850-68/congress-transportation-projects-tax.html.csp">Congress is giving states the transportation blues</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T17:18:35.746-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dayton, Ohio • On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements. Anthony Foxx kicked off an eight-state bus trip in Ohio to whip up public support for congressional approval of legislation to keep federal transportation a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578228502014-04-15T17:18:35.746-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T17:18:35.746-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822850@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:18:35 MDT Highway 89 closed in Pleasant Grove by semi crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802887-78/highway-closed-pleasant-power.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57802887-78/highway-closed-pleasant-power.html.csp">Highway 89 closed in Pleasant Grove by semi crash</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="2014-04-11T11:21:52.572-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A stretch of Highway 89 in Weber County was closed Thursday afternoon after a semi-trailer rig crashed, taking down a power line. Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders said the 1 p.m. accident forced closure of both northbound and southbound lanes in the area of 3900 South in Pleasant View. Traffic was diverted to alternative routes until the wreckage was cleared and the power line restored. The road reopened about 5:30 p.m. There was no immediate estimate for when the high...</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> 57802887@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:21:52 MDT UHP: 2 die when car pulls in front of oncoming SUV on Highway 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57773874-78/jeep-uhp-highway-brother.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57773874-78/jeep-uhp-highway-brother.html.csp">UHP: 2 die when car pulls in front of oncoming SUV on Highway 6</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="2014-04-05T23:16:12.379-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Highway Patrol troopers say a Spanish Fork Canyon crash that killed an Ogden teen and her brother occurred when the victims’ car suddenly pulled in front of an oncoming Jeep Wrangler near Thistle. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said that both the Nissan’s driver, 16-year-old Katherine P. Marcus, and her passenger and brother, Taylor Marcus, 12, were ejected despite wearing seatbelts. Both were dead at the scene of the 1:06 p.m. Thursday accident at the junction of Highways 6 and 89. None of the three...</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> 57773874@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:16:12 MDT Ontario highway named in honor of freestyle skier Sarah Burke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57754417-66/burke-highway-ontario-sarah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57754417-66/burke-highway-ontario-sarah.html.csp">Ontario highway named in honor of freestyle skier Sarah Burke</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T14:40:02.783-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Canadian province of Ontario is naming a highway after a favorite daughter, the late freestyle skier Sarah Burke. Highway 93 in Ontario, which passes through Simcoe County where Burke was born and raised, will be named the Sarah Burke Memorial Freeway, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn announced last week, according to the CBC. Burke died in January 2012 from injuries sustained in a fall during training at the Park City Mountain Resort’s superpipe. Burke won four gold medals at the Winter X Game...</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> 57754417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:40:02 MDT Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57752986-78/condition-moose-car-driver.html.csp">Driver in weekend Utah moose crash in serious condition</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="2014-03-31T21:44:48.7-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Valley City man was in serious condition Monday, two days after he fatally struck a moose and totaled his car on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir. The Utah Highway Patrol said the 61-year-old man’s Saturn, traveling 65-75 mph, was westbound about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when the cow moose stepped into the road. The collision sent the animal up onto the hood, where it shattered the windshield and collapsed the car’s roof. The driver, initially in critical condition, suffered numerous cuts ...</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> 57752986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:48 MDT Sports briefs: Kei Nishikori overcomes big deficit to beat Roger Federer in Sony Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735429-77/7-5-beat-burke-federer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57735429-77/7-5-beat-burke-federer.html.csp">Sports briefs: Kei Nishikori overcomes big deficit to beat Roger Federer in Sony Open</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T17:14:32.71-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">TENNIS • Roger Federer squandered a big lead and lost to No. 20-seeded Kei Nishikori 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Sony Open in Key Biscayne, Fla. Federer was up a service break twice in the second set but couldn’t close out the victory. He lost serve five times and committed 39 unforced errors. Nishikori’s opponent Friday will be three-time champion Novak Djokovic, who benefited from an erroneous call in the pivotal game to beat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3. Li Na became 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> 57735429@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:14:32 MDT Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp">Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County</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="2014-03-24T19:50:11.354-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 12-year-old girl was in critical but improved condition Monday, three days after she suffered extensive injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 in Millard County. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Monday that he understood Fallon Nicholson, of Lehi, had been stabilized and was expected to recover. The girl remained in Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The 39-year-old driver, Rachelle Nicholson, and a 17-year-old girl were taken Saturday to Fillmore Comm...</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> 57723408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:50:11 MDT Fire destroys abandoned home in western Salt Lake County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716464-78/fire-abandoned-111-captain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716464-78/fire-abandoned-111-captain.html.csp">Fire destroys abandoned home in western Salt Lake County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T22:09:20.328-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Saturday morning fire destroyed an abandoned home at 5894 S. Utah Highway 111 (about 7200 West) in Salt Lake County. According to Captain Fitzgerald Petersen of the Unified Fire Department, U-111 will likely be shut down until early Saturday afternoon because crews needed to stretch hoses several thousand feet across the highway to fight the blaze. “It was an abandoned house about 250 feet off the road,” he said. “There was no water. The house was built years before there were codes. We think ...</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> 57716464@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:09:20 MDT Utah Highway Patrol troopers herd cows on I-15 in Iron County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716550-78/cows-highway-truck-patrol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716550-78/cows-highway-truck-patrol.html.csp">Utah Highway Patrol troopers herd cows on I-15 in Iron County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T20:06:44.082-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 08:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who knew that a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s duties includes herding cows? But that’s exactly what several officers found themselves doing Saturday at 10:55 a.m. on Interstate 15 near Cedar City. According to Sgt. Jacob Cox, of the Utah Highway Patrol, the gate of a truck transporting cows came loose and the animals began coming out onto the highway. “Most of the cows are ambulatory,” he said. “Troopers started herding them back into the truck.” Early reports were sketchy as troopers tried to...</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> 57716550@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 20:06:44 MDT Winter’s snowy barrage hammers U.S. road budgets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57710042-68/winter-county-million-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57710042-68/winter-county-million-officials.html.csp">Winter’s snowy barrage hammers U.S. road budgets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN FLESHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T21:16:42.348-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Traverse City, Mich. • In Michigan’s way-up-north Keweenaw Peninsula, where 200 inches of snow in a single season elicits barely a shrug, officials know there’s nothing in the budget more important than keeping the roads passable. Yet even they have been caught short this merciless winter. Houghton County planned to spend around $2.1 million for plowing, salting and related maintenance, which experience suggested would be plenty, but has overshot it by $500,000 and counting. State and local gov...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577100422014-03-20T21:16:42.348-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T21:16:42.348-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710042@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:16:42 MDT Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697180-78/semi-pickup-batchelor-eastbound.html.csp">Clinton man dies after head-on with semi on snowy Highway 40</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="2014-03-18T21:04:49.087-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Clinton man was killed when his pickup truck, possibly speeding in wind-whipped snow, collided head-on with a semi-trailer rig on Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir in Wasatch County. The Utah Highway Patrol said that in appears that 51-year-old Craig L. Batchelor attempted to pass a slow-moving, eastbound SUV by crossing over a double-yellow, no-passing line about 7 p.m. Monday. In near-whitehout conditions, troopers reported, Batchelor’s pickup struck the left front of the westbound semi....</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> 57697180@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:04:49 MDT Crash caused heavy congestion in Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690522-78/crash-utah-arizona-southern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690522-78/crash-utah-arizona-southern.html.csp">Crash caused heavy congestion in Southern Utah</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="2014-03-17T10:55:22.254-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A crash in Arizona shut down a part of northbound Interstate 15 on Sunday afternoon, causing big traffic delays in Southern Utah. The crash occurred near Arizona’s mile post 13, in a construction area, according to a Utah Highway Patrol news release. While crews worked to clear the crash site, traffic in Southern Utah severely backed up on southbound I-15, the release adds. Traffic was diverted onto Highway 91 to help alleviate the congestion. By 5:49 p.m., the Arizona Department of Transportat...</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> 57690522@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:55:22 MDT Utah Highway Patrol plans DUI blitz for St. Patrick’s Day weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57681757-78/utah-uhp-highway-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57681757-78/utah-uhp-highway-alcohol.html.csp">Utah Highway Patrol plans DUI blitz for St. Patrick’s Day 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="2014-03-14T21:44:53.804-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drink and drive this St. Patrick’s Day weekend and you may find yourself not only wearin’ the green, but a pair of Utah Highway Patrol handcuffs. UHP spokesman Dwayne Baird says troopers will be out in force in the days leading up to Monday’s Irish holiday. In all, 75 additional extra shifts have been allocated to crack down on drunk drivers by UHP alone. The Utah Highway Safety Office also is underwriting some 300 overtime shifts for other law enforcement agencies to keep roadways safe from ov...</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> 57681757@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:44:53 MDT House sends Herbert a bill on renaming Utah County road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672268-90/wride-utah-family-cory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672268-90/wride-utah-family-cory.html.csp">House sends Herbert a bill on renaming Utah County road</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and AMY MCDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T20:48:56.959-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 08:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The lonely highway where Utah County sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride was murdered on Jan. 30 will soon be named the “Cory B. Wride Memorial Highway.” As Wride’s family watched, the Utah House voted unanimously Wednesday to pass SB234 and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. It renames State Road 73 through Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain and Cedar Valley in his honor. “This is how we appropriately remember and honor those who serve in Utah who have given the ultimate sacrifice,” said Rep. ...</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> 57672268@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:48:56 MDT 1 dead, 4 hurt in Spanish Fork Canyon crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664967-78/canyon-crash-driver-fork.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664967-78/canyon-crash-driver-fork.html.csp">1 dead, 4 hurt in Spanish Fork Canyon crash</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="2014-03-11T22:27:56.585-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One person was killed and four others injured in a weather-related head-on crash Tuesday morning in Spanish Fork Canyon. Killed was 34-year-old Clinton Lee Logan, of Springville, Utah. At about 8 a.m., Logan was driving westbound on US Highway 6, about six miles west of Soldiers Summit, when his Honda Civic was struck by an eastbound Infinity carrying two adults and two children, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. The driver of the Infinity was attempting to pass a semi truck when snow and slush...</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> 57664967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:27:56 MDT Bill to name highway for slain officer advances to House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636395-90/highway-bill-wride-cory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57636395-90/highway-bill-wride-cory.html.csp">Bill to name highway for slain officer advances to House</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="2014-03-05T20:48:17.042-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 08:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Senate voted Wednesday to rename the lonely stretch of highway where Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride was ambushed and murdered in his honor. Lawmakers voted unanimously to pass SB234 to name SR-73 — through Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain and Cedar Valley — as the “Cory B. Wride Memorial Highway.” Wride was killed on Jan. 30. The bill now goes to the House. “I think it’s a fitting tribute to one of our great public servants,” said Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, sponsor of 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> 57636395@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:48:17 MDT Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57631344-78/highway-summit-rain-snow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57631344-78/highway-summit-rain-snow.html.csp">Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel</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="2014-03-04T15:50:42.263-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 03:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steady rain in the valleys and mountain snow, in places heavy, prompted issuance of several travel warnings Tuesday afternoon. The Utah Department of Transportation warned that Wasatch Front valley routes were wet and slick as a series of rain showers moved over the region. Meanwhile, some mountain passes were snow-clogged, making travel treacherous. Interstate 80’s Parleys Summit, and stretching eastward to the Wyoming border, was snowpacked in the higher elevations and slushy on the plains. By...</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> 57631344@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:50:42 MDT Bill would rename highway for murdered officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57613356-90/wride-bill-highway-cory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57613356-90/wride-bill-highway-cory.html.csp">Bill would rename highway for murdered officer</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="2014-02-28T20:32:44.191-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 08:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The lonely stretch of highway where Utah County Sheriff Sgt. Cory Wride was ambushed and murdered on Jan. 30 could soon be named in his honor. The Senate Transportation Committee voted 3-0 Friday to endorse SB234 to name SR-73 — through Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain and Cedar Valley — as the “Cory B. Wride Memorial Highway.” It now goes to the full Senate. Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, sponsor of the bill, said Wride served his community for years, and was well liked. “It’s appropriat...</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> 57613356@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:32:44 MDT Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp">Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway</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="2014-02-27T12:27:18.182-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A four-vehicle crash with at least two minor injuries brought commuters to a crawl Thursday morning on Bangerter Highway. The 8 a.m. accident closed down two northbound lanes for about an hour on a West Valley City stretch of the highway, near 4000 South and 3800 West. West Valley City police Lt. Dalan Taylor said the accident began when a red pickup truck rear-ended a car, triggering more crashes involving another, red pickup which collided with the same car again, forcing it to sideswipe a sec...</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> 57607223@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:27:18 MDT Supreme Court rules against protester at military base http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57603814-68/base-court-apel-protest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57603814-68/base-court-apel-protest.html.csp">Supreme Court rules against protester at military base</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T19:24:59.405-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against an anti-war activist who was barred from a protest area near the main gate at a California Air Force base. The justices threw out an appeals court ruling that overturned the trespassing conviction of John Dennis Apel under a law giving commanding officers authority to prevent people from entering military installations. Apel had been barred because of earlier protest activities from entering any part of Vandenberg Air Force Base on ...</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> 57603814@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:24:59 MDT