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South Jordan Police Department Conducting Traffic Blitz At Area Crosswalks

Oct 15, 2019, 6:16 AM
South Jordan Police (Photo: South Jordan Police Department)...
South Jordan Police (Photo: South Jordan Police Department)
(Photo: South Jordan Police Department)

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – The South Jordan Police Department announced it will be conducting a traffic blitz Tuesday to enforce crosswalk laws.

The blitz is part of a statewide effort funded by the Utah Highway Patrol and the Utah Highway Safety Office. Tuesday’s blitz will happen from 7 a.m. – noon, and the initiative will continue through November.

“As a reminder, if a pedestrian is on your half of the roadway you must remain stopped until they are cleared from your half of the roadway,” according to a SJPD Facebook post. 

That rule, however, doesn’t apply if you’re at a school crosswalk.

“Then (the pedestrians) must be cleared from the entire street,” the post states.

Officers will be at the following locations Tuesday to enforce Utah laws:

  • 10200 South Jordan Gateway
  • 11500 South 400 West

Other locations will be determined, according to the post.

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South Jordan Police Department Conducting Traffic Blitz At Area Crosswalks