“Since when does a highway have stop lights?” I’ll never forget my buddy Paul complaining to me about Bangerter Highway. He’s from Ohio, where the word “highway” means “freeway.” But putting aside English-language nuances, he has a good point — … Continued
I’m exploring a site along Provo’s 500 West, which a SafetyAnalyst project identifies as one of the most crash-prone stretches of road in the county. SafetyAnalyst allows a transportation researcher to combine data and other analytical tools to identify roadway … Continued
A new freeway is slowly appearing on Salt Lake County, Utah’s west side. The Mountain View Corridor, SR-85, will parallel Interstate 15 from roughly Salt Lake International Airport south to Saratoga Springs, and possibly one day, west of Utah Lake … Continued
This is probably the first time since the 1960s that Salt Lake County, Utah has seen serious demolition for a transportation project. In another post, I show some photos of a vanishing neighborhood between 4100 South and 3500 South in West … Continued
I have no idea what this collision’s back story is. I just happened to be driving by and saw this semi tipped on its side. It almost looks like it’s trailer fell off as it turned east onto 1860 South.
It appears the first major demolition has begun for the future Mountain View Corridor freeway (SR-85). I just drove down Bills Drive a few weeks ago and there was a tree-lined street of landscaped, established 1970s-80s tract homes. Everyone is … Continued
It only took an extra 5-years to settle all the law suits. But I’m happy to say the new Legacy Parkway (SR-67) is open and I’ve driven it! Here’s a photo dump: