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Posted on: March 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Work to begin March 23 on North U.S. 191 Widening Project in Moab

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The contractor is planning to begin work for this project on March 23rd. You may see electronic message signs placed along the highway as soon as March 16th.

Starting March 23rd, construction vehicles and equipment may begin moving into the project area. On this date a twelve foot lane width restriction will begin for this project.

The contractor may be doing some work along the road shoulder but we do not anticipate any impacts to traffic for the week of March 23rd.

The public information team will send out an update with additional information as it becomes available.

Following the March 23rd construction start, a weekly update will be published to update subscribers with information about the project and it’s anticipated impacts for the coming week.


This U.S. 191 road widening and Storm Drain project extends from 400 North to the Colorado River Bridge. It will reconstruct the existing roadway to accommodate five lanes of traffic, two thru lanes in each direction with a two way left turn lane and 6-foot shoulders. For most of the project there will be a center turn lane. Where we cannot provide a center turn lane, there will be two lanes in each direction with a painted double yellow line separating traffic.

The project will also add curb, gutter, and sidewalk on the west side of US-191 from Motel 6 to the Colorado Bridge. In addition, UDOT has partnered with Moab City to construct a Storm Drainage System to address storm water from rain events starting at the Stewart Canyon area, above Cermak Drive. The system will collect storm water from Stewart Canyon, US-191 and adjacent properties, depositing the water in a collection pond west of the intersection at 500 West and US-191.

Please contact us for questions or comments:
Hotline: 1-800-948-8286

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