Traffic & Roads

closed traffic on a mountain road...
Larry D. Curtis and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Little Cottonwood Canyon

A car crash in Little Cottonwood Canyon killed at least one person Friday night, closing the main road in and out of the canyon.
1 day ago
Traffic was backed up on northbound Interstate 15 in Davis County due to road damage from the heat....
Mark Jones

Lanes of northbound I-15 in Davis County damaged by heat, UDOT says

A portion of northbound Interstate 15 in Davis County experienced road buckling on Thursday afternoon, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.
2 days ago
Utah Highway Patrol troopers have caught up with a man accused of fleeing from them while driving b...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

Driver arrested, accused of going 133 mph while fleeing police

Utah Highway Patrol troopers have caught up with a man accused of fleeing from them while driving between 133 mph and 140 mph.
2 days ago
After two people were killed Saturday in a Ogden Canyon crash, a petition has been started to ask o...
Brianna Chavez

Petition to make Ogden Canyon safer goes viral after crash leaves two dead

After two people were killed Saturday in a Ogden Canyon car crash, a petition has been started to ask officials to look into restrictions for large vehicles that travel through the canyon.
5 days ago
(UDOT Cottonwood Canyons)...
Kennedy Camarena, KSL NewsRadio

Summer-long construction on SR 190 will begin on Monday

The Utah Department of Transportation says a summer-long repaving project is starting on portions of SR 190 on Monday.
7 days ago
The Utah Highway Patrol says two people have died following a vehicle crash in Ogden Canyon on Satu...
Mark Jones, Carlysle Price, KSL TV

CEO of Lifetime Products one of two people killed, three others injured in Ogden Canyon crash

The Utah Highway Patrol says two people have died following a vehicle crash in Ogden Canyon on Saturday.
8 days ago
Three people were killed and eight others injured, three critically, Only July 4, 2024, when a pick...
Associated Press

3 dead and 8 injured after truck strikes group celebrating July 4 in Manhattan park

New York City authorities say three people were killed and eight others injured, three critically, after a pickup truck drove into a group celebrating the Fourth of July.
9 days ago
Utah Highway Patrol said troopers will be working extra hours this holiday weekend in collaboration...
Brianna Chavez

UHP increasing enforcement during the holiday weekend

As hundreds of Utah families enjoy their Independence Day celebrations, Utah Highway Patrol is hoping to also make it safe by increasing enforcement.
9 days ago
Utah Highway Patrol...
Karah Brackin

Utah Highway Patrol to increase troopers on DUI shifts in July

After an increase in DUI-related arrests and 30 deaths so far in 2024, the Utah Highway Patrol will increase shifts searching for DUI offenders in July.
12 days ago
West Valley City police say a motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries following a crash on Sund...
Mark Jones

Motorcyclist critically injured following crash in West Valley City

West Valley City police say a motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries following a crash Sunday evening.
13 days ago
Unified Police says one person is in custody Saturday, June 29, 2024,  following an apparent hit-an...
Mark Jones

One person in custody after fleeing two-vehicle crash in Midvale

Unified Police says one person is in custody Saturday evening after allegedly fleeing the scene of a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one vehicle striking a Midvale building.
14 days ago
UTA advised people to use public transit to attend the Warriors Over the Wasatch air show this week...
Dan Spindle

How to get to the Utah air show

The Warriors Over the Wasatch air show is happening at 10 a.m. this weekend at Hill Air Force Base. This event brings in a lot of traffic, so the Utah Transit Authority is encouraging people to use public transit to make travel easy and safe.
15 days ago
The Utah Department of Transportation confirmed potential heat damage to Riverdale Road caused lane...
Emma Keddington, KSL NewsRadio

Riverdale Road sustains heat damage, causes lane closures

The Utah Department of Transportation confirmed potential heat damage to Riverdale Road caused lane closures on Sunday evening.
20 days ago
USDOT using federal funding on new technology to make Utah's roads safer. (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson

USDOT adds new technology to improve road safety

USDOT announced that $20 million of federal funding will be used to program intersections along the Wasatch Front to communicate with emergency vehicles and buses to improve safety on Utah's roads.
23 days ago
The Utah Department of Transportation is working to make roads safer for everyone through contrast ...
Karah Brackin

UDOT working to make roads safer with contrast striping

The Utah Department of Transportation is working to make roads safer for everyone through contrast striping. 
26 days ago
Camera footage from the back of a Tesla as a truck rammed it multiple times before speeding off in ...
Shara Park

‘They should have arrested him’; Video captures aggressive road rage incident in Lehi

Video footage captured from the back of a Tesla shows a pickup truck ramming into it before speeding off in the middle of Lehi.
26 days ago
emergency lights...
Mark Jones

5 juveniles hospitalized following early-morning crash in South Jordan

Police say five juveniles were hospitalized early Sunday morning following a one-vehicle crash.
27 days ago
Wyoming highway, Teton Pass...
Mary Culbertson

Wyoming-bound tourists should keep their plans amid Teton Pass failure, officials say

Wyoming officials are encouraging tourists and Wyoming-bound travelers not to cancel their plans amid a crucial highway that experienced "catastrophic" failure.
1 month ago
FILE: A Payson police vehicle is pictured on Monday, March 22, 2021. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)...
Mark Jones

One person critically injured in Payson crash, involving a semitruck

One person was critically injured Wednesday following a crash between a small passenger vehicle and a semitruck, according to Payson police.
1 month ago
Legacy Parkway will face summer closures from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. every night until September, UDOT sa...
Karah Brackin

UDOT to repave Legacy Parkway; summer delays expected

UDOT begins work on Legacy Parkway on Monday to repave the road. Summer delays are expected.
1 month ago
A portion of Wyoming's Teton Pass, a highly frequented road by summer travelers in nearby states, s...
Mary Culbertson

Wyoming’s Teton Pass suffers ‘catastrophic landslide,’ causing likely long-term closure

The Teton Pass, a highly frequented road for summer travelers headed to Wyoming, suffered a "catastrophic landslide."
1 month ago
WYDOT officials report a landslide took out part of the road at Teton Pass Saturday morning. (Court...
Carlysle Price

Landslide takes out Teton Pass, officials warn travelers

WYDOT reported a landslide damaged Teton Pass Saturday morning, and travelers should expect detours.
1 month ago
A crash on I-15 in West Valley has left one person dead.(Department of Public Safety)...
Kennedy Camarena, KSL NewsRadio

Man killed when van hits his vehicle parked on shoulder of I-215

A 48-year-old man was killed Friday on Interstate 215 when a car collided with his vehicle parked on the freeway shoulder.
1 month ago
Road buckling on I-15...
Mary Culbertson

I-15 to I-215 connector reopens in Midvale after road buckles due to heat

A portion of I-15 was closed in Midvale due to the road buckling, caused by heat. The I-15 connector to 215 was shut down for hours.
1 month ago

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