All the time, we see roads being built.  And if a road is being removed, it’s to replace it with a new road.

So here’s a rare situation where a road is being removed for the sake of removing it:




It’s for good reason.  UDOT is building the frontage roads for a new freeway (Mountain View Corridor, SR-85), just a softball’s toss away to the east.  That is allowing the city of Herriman, Utah to vacate 4800 West and turn it into a skinny park:

Road Guy Rob

Rob is a 12-year veteran public radio reporter and talk show producer. Other staffers at the station called him the "road guy" because he kept running off to cover all the transportation stories. Rob has degrees in Geography (BS, 2010) and Civil Engineering (MS, 2018).

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