Safety

300 South Project Status Update

Concrete work on the south side of 300 South is now complete and crews are preparing for a traffic shift on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Early Tuesday morning, all traffic will be shifted to the new concrete on the south side of 300 South. Motorists should be prepared for a new traffic configuration, obey posted …  Read More

Back to School

School is back in session! And to help make your trek to and from school safe and easier, the Provo 300 South project team has constructed temporary crossings at University Avenue, 200 East, 400 East and 700 East. I recommend that you use the 400 East crossing because sidewalks are intact near there on both sides of 300 South. Other …  Read More

Lake it or not

As you’ve likely heard by now Utah Lake has been shut down due to an algal bloom. Here are some quick facts for all of us to review as we wait for the lake to open again: What is an algal bloom? An algal (pronounced with a hard “g”) bloom is an accelerated accumulation of …  Read More

300 South Construction Update

Construction along 300 South (US­89) began in early April and is on schedule to be completed in Fall 2016. The project will improve mobility in the area by offering better transportation options for all kinds of road users, including improved pavement, new bike lanes, and a wider multi-­use path. So far, crews have reconstructed the …  Read More

Utah Valley Marathon 2016: Road Closures!

Photo by the Daily Herald Thousands of runners are coming to Provo for the Utah Valley Marathon on Saturday, June 11, 2016. They are sure to bring passion, power and positive impact with them. The Utah Valley Marathon, one of the fastest spring marathons around, is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon and one of the …  Read More

crashmapping.utah.gov

One sure way to get a conversation worked up is to talk about traffic safety. It’s not uncommon that the road we are most worried about is the one in our own neighborhood. Thanks to the efforts of the State GIS office we now have an online map that aggregates vehicle crash data. The data gives …  Read More

Road Closure:
Provo City Half Marathon

. Thousands of runners will storm through Provo – Saturday, May 7 for the Provo City Half Marathon. We want them to be safe so some driving pattern adjustments will need to be made on that day. Some streets will need to be closed to traffic during the event. If you’re not running in the race, you may …  Read More

Provo Westside Connector Construction Update

Now that the weather is starting to warm back up, crews are making preparations for work to re-commence on the Westside Connector Project. Due to the cold weather in December of last year, work to the main roadway was suspended. Work to finish up the Westside Connector will start again over the summer and the road will …  Read More

Provo Earthquake Drill 2016

Tomorrow on Thursday, April 21 at exactly 10:15 a.m. thousands of Utahns will participate in Utah’s largest earthquake drill, The Great Utah Shakout. Individuals, families, businesses, schools, and government agencies are invited to participate by holding their own drills at the same time. This is a great opportunity for residents and employees to get better prepared for …  Read More

820 North & Independence Ave Road Closure

Crews are installing a water transmission main to accommodate existing and future capacity to the west side of Provo thanks to the new water tank that will be constructed in the Grandview area. One of the major intersections this main line will go through is the roundabout at 820 North and Independence Avenue. This construction …  Read More

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