15 Years of FOCUS

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FOCUS Celebrates 15 Years of Right Team and the Right Clients When founder and general manager Ron Paul first considered owning and managing a business, like any well-intentioned entrepreneur he took stock of his motivations, strengths, and skills. One of the first things Ron recognized about himself was that improvement and creation have always appealed […]

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Project Spotlight: Hidden Oaks

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Client: Ivory Development and Perry Development  Location: Herriman, Utah Project Duration: 2017–Present Services: Site Civil Design, Transportation, Land Planning, Landscape and Irrigation, Surveying, Construction Staking   Hidden Oaks is a master-planned community adjacent to Butterfield Canyon comprised of 823 homes. FOCUS was involved with the master planning, which included the realignment of Butterfield Creek, and […]

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Partner Profile: Utah Transit Authority (UTA)

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Incorporated in 1970, UTA started with only a few dozen 20-year-old buses while repurposing an old gas station on Beck Street for their first headquarters. UTA is proud to have grown with Utah—supporting the mobility, opportunity, and economic vitality of its […]

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Project Spotlight: Wild Blossom Boulevard Improvements

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To accommodate recent growth in the area, FOCUS worked with Saratoga Springs City to design a traffic signal and a High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk beacon (HAWK) signal along Wild Blossom Boulevard. The boulevard intersects with busy Mountain View Corridor.  Drawing on our significant experience designing traffic signal systems, FOCUS transportation engineers designed a full traffic signal […]

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In FOCUS: Guangyao Li, Intern | Transportation

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As a graduate student earning a master’s degree at the University of Utah, Guangyao Li (who goes by Li) was looking for a career opportunity that suited his emphasis of study. He interviewed with FOCUS and found a fit with our Transportation Engineering department. Under the mentorship of department manager Jason Watson, Li has hit […]

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Design Matters: A FOCUS on Traffic Flow

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Utah ThrU-Turn Improves Safety and Wait Times No one enjoys sitting at a red light. Especially when you’re late for a meeting or running errands in a busy commercial corridor. That’s why the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) continually investigates improvements and upgrades to reduce traffic and travel time and improve safety. The field of […]

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Project Spotlight: State Route 87 Intersection Improvements Concept Study

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Client: Utah Department of Transportation Location: Talmage, UT Project Duration: June 2021 Services: Transportation engineering Utah State Route 87 (SR-87) spans 37 miles and connects communities in Duchesne County. A county road intersecting SR-87 at Mile Post 7.6 services a landfill and oil refinery. Large trucks regularly turning off SR-87 onto the county road were […]

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Traffic Impact Studies: Improving Utah Growth

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Engineering Safe and Efficient Traffic Flow for Utah Communities When a new development or an expansion to existing real estate is proposed, it is generally assumed that the project will generate additional vehicle trips using public roads. Traffic impact studies (TIS) are becoming more important in determining the extent of these impacts. A credible and […]

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