Apr 15, 2024

Design Matters: Roadway Improvements

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Roadway Improvements: Concept to Completion Utah and Idaho’s transportation networks are vital for economic growth and resident well-being. Roadway improvements play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing the safety and efficiency of these systems. These projects encompass a variety of initiatives, including: Resurfacing roads damaged by winter weather Adding lanes to freeways and intersections […]

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Apr 3, 2024

Project Spotlight: SR-87 and County Road Intersection

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Enhancing Safety at the Intersection of SR-87 and County Road Utah’s State Route 87 (SR-87) stretches over 37 miles, linking several communities within Duchesne County. Notably, at mile marker 7.6, a county road intersects SR-87, providing access to a nearby landfill and an oil refinery. This intersection is frequented by large trucks making turns to […]

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Oct 23, 2023

Project Spotlight: UTA Operator Rest Rooms

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Pioneering Pre-Fabricated Restrooms for UTA: A Case Study in Innovation and Collaboration Client: Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Location: Salt Lake & Davis Counties Project Duration: March 2021–May 2022 Services: Transportation Engineering The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is a driving force behind public transportation throughout Utah. When tasked with the challenge of building restrooms for its […]

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Apr 21, 2023

Meet Transportation Intern Moise Tchivwila

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Meet Moise Tchivwila, a transportation intern at FOCUS. Moise got connected with FOCUS at a Utah Valley University career fair. “One of the things that attracted me to working with FOCUS was the collaboration within and between the different departments. Everyone is so happy to help you and see you succeed at whatever you do, […]

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Apr 19, 2023

Traffic Signal Design in Utah

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We usually take them for granted on the road: the traffic lights and signals that safely move us on our way. But what’s involved in traffic signal design? A visit with Jason Watson, Transportation Department Manager at FOCUS proved to be insightful. Signals are an important aspect of our transportation system and help to improve […]

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Mar 29, 2023

Project Spotlight: SR-71 (900 E) & 6600 S Intersection Improvements

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The design of intersections is a critical part of transportation engineering. It’s the point at which vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles proceed in many directions, often at the same time. Mobility and safety are key design considerations, as well as convenience and ease of use, to minimize delays and maximize progression along a signalized corridor. FOCUS […]

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