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2018 UDOT FUND FACT SHEETS Program Development & State Transportation Improvement Program


UDOT Fund Fact Sheets

TABLE OF CONTENTS STATE & FEDERAL FUNDS 4.

Transportation Investment Fund

5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Reconstruction Program Transportation Solutions Signal Maintenance and Operations Traffic Management ATMS Asset Management & Maintenance Traffic and Safety Barrier Treatments Sign Modification and Replacement Safety Spot Improvement Program Highway Safety Improvement Program Small Area Lighting New Traffic Signals Railway Higway Grade Crossing

18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32.

Safe Routes to Schools Contingency Funding Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation Public Communication Efforts High Volume Roads Low Volume Roads State Park Access Transportation Alternatives Non-Urban Small-Urban Off-System Bridge Program Federal Lands Access Program State Research and Innovation State Planning Freight Program Region Concept Development

33.

ALTERNATE FUNDS 34. 35. 36. 37. 38.

Metropolitan Planning Associations Utah State Infrastructure Bank Emergency Relief Funds Federal Funds Exchange Jurisdictional Transfers

UDOT’s VISION: Keep Utah Moving THREE STRATEGIC GOALS:

• Zero Crashes, Injuries and Fatalities • Optimize Mobility • Preserve Infrastructure

MISSION: Innovating transportation solutions that strengthen Utah’s economy and enhance quality of life EMPHASIS AREAS: UDOT must do the right

work in the right way to achieve our goals and support the Governor’s cornerstones. We will emphasize the following areas in all of the Department’s efforts: • Integrated Transportation • Innovation • Collaboration • Quality • Education • Transparency

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UDOT REGION DIRECTORS & UTAH TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS COMMISSIONERS: Wayne K. Barlow UDOT Region One 435-753-1635 Mobile: 435-757-0359 waynebarlow@utah.gov Lew Cramer Commissioner-at-Large 801-947-8320 lewcramer@utah.gov Meghan Z. Holbrook UDOT Region Two 801 844-7908 mholbrook@utah.gov Donna J. Law Commissioner-at-Large 435-590-4049 donnalaw@utah.gov

For an interactive detailed map see the UPlan Region Boundaries map online.

A Region Director heads Each of the four UDOT Regions. The Director oversees construction and maintenance projects. The Utah Transportation Commission is an independent advisory board, appointed by the governor, that prioritizes projects and funding. Each UDOT Region is represented by one commissioner. Two commissioners serve as at-large members.

REGION DIRECTORS: Kris Peterson, Region One 166 West Southwell Street Ogden, Utah 84404-4194 801-620-1600 krispeterson@utah.gov

Teri Newell, Region Three 658 North 1500 West Orem, Utah 84057 801-227-8000 tnewell@utah.gov

Bryan Adams, Region Two 2010 South 2760 West Salt Lake City, UT 84104 801-975-4900 bryanadams@utah.gov

Rick Torgerson, Region Four 210 West 800 South Richfield, UT 84701 435-893-4799 rtorgerson@utah.gov

Dannie R. McConkie Commissioner-at-Large 801-510-3459 dmcconkie@utah.gov J. Kent Millington UDOT Region Three 801.763.8426 kmillington@utah.gov Naghi Zeenati UDOT Region Four 435-628-2222 nzeenati@utah.gov

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TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT FUND (TIF) FUNDING

State Year: July 1

TIF funding is primarily used for improving or optimizing capacity. Projects built using TIF funding also qualify for maintenance using TIF funding.

Programmed Funding 2018: $614.7 million 2019: $668.1 million 2020: $754.8 million 2021: $605.7 million 2022: $457.8 million 2023: $311.5 million 2024: $384.5 million

CONTACT

Region Program Managers & William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS The TIF has funded many projects that are important to current and future mobility needs, including the Mountain View Corridor, a planned freeway in western Salt Lake County and northwestern Utah County. MVC will have phased implementation to address shortterm regional needs, and will eventually be a 35-mile freeway from I-80 in Salt Lake to Lehi Main Street. Other recent projects: Santaquin Main Street, Phase 2 SR-145, Pioneer Crossing Extension SR 26, Riverdale Road over the Rail Road,I-15, Payson to Spanish Fork

Funding Code: TIF

Mountain View Cooridor in Salt Lake County, 5400 South to 4100 South — Major construction has begun between 5400 S. to 4100 S. This segment of construction will build the outside lanes of Mountain View Corridor from 5400 South to 4100 South in the initial construction phase, connecting to the already open section of Mountain View Corridor. The 4100 South and 5600 West intersection will also be reconstructed.

The TIF fund was created in the 2005 Special Session by House Bill 108 and contains revenue from legislative appropriations, sales tax and vehicle registration fees. In 2005 8.3 percent of sales tax revenue and half of autorelated sales tax was added and in 2011, 30 percent of sales tax growth was added. Future maintenance projects on TIFF facilities can be funded by TIFF funds. Once projects funded by the Centennial Highway Fund and Critical Highway Needs Fund are complete, the remaining balance transfers to the TIF.

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RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Former Major Rehabilitation Program)

FUNDING

The Reconstruction Program funds projects that reconstruct badly deteriorated pavement.

Programmed Funding 2019 $50 million 2021 $50 million 2022 $50 million 2023 $50 million 2023 $50 million 2024 $50 million 2025 $50 million

Beginning in 2019, UDOT will deploy the Reconstruction Program to supplement the High Volume and Low Volume Preservation and Rehabilitation Programs. The Regions have prioritized the first 7 years of projects for this new program.

Federal Year: October 1

CONTACT

Region Program Managers and William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@utah.gov

Reconstruction projects restore roadway service life

The Reconstruction Program will focus on replace pavement sections that have reached their design life. Even when preservation strategies are properly applied, pavement can eventually lose structural integrity due to traffic or environmental factors, and reconstruction is required to restore service life. Reconstruction involves rebuilding the pavement layers from the ground up to replace the equivalent or increased pavement thickness. Occasionally the soil under the pavement will need to be strengthened. UDOT Central Asset Management division analyzes UDOT’s roadway network condition each year and determines the percentage of funding allocated to the pavement programs. Regions identify pavement preservation projects during annual STIP workshop, and then present the program amount and project list to the Utah Transportation Commission for approval in the spring.

FUND CODE: NHPP, STP or TIF Maintenance

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TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: $20 million Choke Point

The Transportation Solutions program funds projects that improve traffic safety and mobility. Project types include choke point improvements, sign modification or replacement, lighting, barrier replacment or upgrades and safety projects.

Transportation Solutions 2019: $54.95 million 2020: $58.25 million 2021:$60.25 million

CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Region 1: SR-13 Texas Turn Down and barrier replacement Region 2: SR-302 Barrier replacement Region 3: SR-6 & SR-178 Texas Turn Down & barrier replacement Region 4: SR-89 & SR-24 Texas Turn Down & barrier replacement US-189, State Park to Rock Cut, passing lanes

Passing lanes were constructed on US-189 in Wasatch County. This project widened the roadway to include two 12’ travel lanes in each direction, a 14’ center median turn lane, and 8’ wide shoulders tot improve safety and optimized mobility along this busy stretch of U.S. 189. The project also addressed the numerous hazardous wildlife crossings by installing continuous deer fence and a wildlife under-crossing.

I-15, Lagoon to Layton Parkway, widening Eighteen disabled vehicle stay buckled call 911 signs on I-15 from Utah County to Weber County SR-127 & SR-110; a solar light installed at “T” Intersection in Syracuse City SR-134; a light installed at intersection of 2575 W & 2700 N in Farr West City US-89; Lighting improvement at intersection of 3300 S and State Street Fund Code: NHPP STP

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SIGNAL MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: proposed: $5.6 million 2020: proposed: $5.6 million 2021 proposed: $5.6 million

The Traffic Signal Maintenance and Operations Program optimizes mobility, improves safety and strengthens the economy by improving traffic flow, reducing stops, increasing the visibility of traffic signals, and optimizing traffic signal timing for special events and businesses.

CONTACT

Mark Taylor 801 887-3714 marktaylor@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Over 60% (up from 50%) of UDOT’s traffic signals are configured with radar detection that picks up cyclists waiting at the red light. Real time management of traffic signal operations deployed at 95% (previously over 90%) of the UDOT’s intersections. UDOT has equipped all of its traffic signals with generator plugs so power can be restored quickly and easily during power outages.

Reflectorized Traffic Signal Backplates

Recent initiatives: Traffic Signal Event Management - UDOT has reduced delay during events by working with local venues and deploying signal timing plans to handle changes in travel demand. Reflectorized Traffic Signal Backplates - Transparent yellow tape is now placed around traffic signal backplates to help increase signal transparency. Increased Proactive Maintenance - Potential problems are addressed before road users experience inconvenience. Real-Time Traffic Signal Operations Management - Volumes, speeds, and other metrics are collected in real-time. UDOT was one of the first to use these new tools and has been instrumental in helping dozens of agencies nationally and world wide and throughout the world to use this technology. The Federal Highway Administration has added the program to their Every Day Counts Initiative to help others follow UDOT’s path.

ePM Master PIN: 10948 Funding Code: ST_SIGNL_ M&O

Generator Plugs on Signals - UDOT is equipping all of its traffic signals with generator plugs so power can be restored quickly and easily during power outages. Page 7


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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: $3 million 2020: $3 million 2021 proposed: $ 3 million

CONTACT

Tyler Laing 801 887-3792 tlaing@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Redwood Road connected vehicle deployment - UDOT, in partnership with UTA, uses radio communications between signals and buses to stay on schedule Improved signal timing Communications and enhanced detection deployed at traffic signals throughout the Wasatch Front

The Traffic Management Program uses state and federal funding to improve UDOT’s ability to collect and disseminate traffic information focused on optimizing mobility. The program provides for expansion of UDOT’s fiber optic communication network, software, and devices, like cameras, overhead signs and traffic sensors, that allow UDOT to: • Explore, test and deploy new traffic management and operations technology and strategies, such as connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology. • Continually manage the traffic signal network to help traffic flow more smoothly • Provide road users with information about traffic incidents, weather, construction delay, and travel times • Monitor traffic and quickly respond to mitigate the effects of crashes and disruptions. • Help maintenance crews anticipate weather and clear snow efficiently • Manage Express Lanes to keep all lanes operating at optimal levels • Support Utah Highway Patrol efforts to clear incidents quickly • Adjust freeway ramp meters to smooth out traffic flow

Statewide traffic data platform - New platform provides traffic data for every road in the state ATMS Design Manual of Instruction - A multi-year project to document design guidelines for ATMS was completed Construction inspection checklists Completed list improves ATMS device and infrastructure installation & acceptance Fiber conduit by-pass ring - New system allows signals to operate during intersection work Fiber optic network expanded - New connections deployed to sheds, remote traffic signals & ATMS devices ePM Master PIN: 5954 Fund Code: ST_ATMS

Road Weather Information Stations (RWIS) around the state gather real-time weather data on wind, precipitation, temperature, and road temperature. Meteorologists then predict impacts on travel, provide information to help maintenance crews take precautions against road ice and plan plowing operations, and provide travel information to the public. In 2015, Traffic Management expanded the network of RWIS around the state.

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ATMS ASSET MANAGEMENT & MAINTENANCE FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The ATMS Asset Managemt and Maintenance program increases system safety and reliability by replacing and updating Automated Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) devices.

Programmed Funding 2019 proposed: $4.7 million 2020 proposed: $4.7 million 2021 proposed: $4.7 million

A high-functioning ATMS system significantly reduces fatalities and injuries and optomizes mobility. At end-of-life, ATMS devices can be unreliable or broken. Systematic device replacement is a holistic approach that conserves funding and supports the functionality of the entire transportation system.

CONTACT

Eric Rasband 801 608-8870 erasband@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017 and 2018 projects include: VMS Replacement - $1,100,000 - Up to 10 VMS in Region Two replaced Hub Switch and Backbone Upgrade $1,600,000 - 460 switches in 34 of the communication hubs upgraded, and the backbone between these hubs upgraded from 1GB to 10GB VSL Replacement/Upgrade - $200,000 15 VSL on I-80 replaced with new amber sign, adding flashers for when VSL is active

UDOT has updated VSL signs on I-80 with new amber signs – UDOT ATMS has experienced tremendous growth since the Traffic Operations Center opened in 1999. The system now includes over 2000 devices, not including supporting electronics. Without a plan to replace these devices, the system would become increasingly unreliable and costly to maintain.

ATMS unites traffic monitoring stations, road weather information stations, traffic cameras, and other system components, with a power and communications backbone that allows UDOT to manage traffic in real time.

A repaired communications junction box

Program activities include: • Replacing unreliable or non-functioning ATMS devices past end of life • Replacing ATMS devices that will reach end-of-life in current and future fiscal years before normal traffic flow is interrupted • Upgrading supporting equipment and electronics such as communications hub switches, power transformers and the communications backbone • Replacing broken communications junction boxes

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TRAFFIC AND SAFETY FUNDING Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The Traffic and Safety fund uses State and Federal funds to support Safety initiatives to support the Departments Strategic Goal of Zero Crashes, Injuries and Fatalities.

Programmed Funding 2019: $3.85 million 2020: $3.85 million 2021: $3.85 million (This is only the State Funding. Federal HSIP funds are also used to support these programs).

CONTACT

Robert Miles, P.E. 801 965-4273 robertmiles@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS The Traffic and Safety fund is new in 2018.

Freeway signs provide important directional guidance to drivers.

Zero Fatalities – $2.3 Million for the Zero Fatalities Program. Heads Up – $250 thousand will support this railroad safety program that helps pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists avoid crashes. Operation Lifesaver – $20 thousand will support this training program that teaches people to use safer behaviors around trains. Technology Partnership Program – $1 million will support grants that focus on training and new technologies. Research and Behavior Issues – $50 thousand will support research that focusus on pedestrian and driver behavior and how to avoid crashes.

Every life due to traffic deaths continues to affect us all. UDOT is working hard to reach Zero Fatalities. Educating drivers to avoid dangerous driving behaviors and implementing measures to improve safety can help bring us closer to our goal of Zero Fatalities.

Signing Needs, State Parks – $50 thousand will support new signs associated with Utah State Parks. Signing Needs, Internal Requests – $100 thousand will support signs identified by UDOT traffic engineers. Research Funding – $100 thousand will support traffic and safety research Program Overhead – $100 thousand will support administration of the Traffic and Safety program. Page 10


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BARRIER TREATMENTS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019 and beyond to be programmed in the Region Transportation Solutions Program.

CONTACT

Robert Miles robertmiles@utah.gov 801 965-4273

The state-funded Barrier Treatments program is used to identify and replace substandard barrier and barrier end treatments on state and federal highway systems. The Program is a partnership between the UDOT Traffic and Safety Division, FHWA, UDOT region offices, and fulfills a memorandum of understanding between UDOT and FHWA. Replacing substandard barrier furthers UDOT’s ZERO Fatalities strategic goal. UDOT Region offices identify, screen and prioritize potential project locations. Projects are evaluated using a five-step process that includes planning, analyzing prioritizing, programming and implementing. Region offices oversee project delivery.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Hundreds of locations on interstate highways have been improved during the past 6 years. Barrier upgrades in 2017: Region 1: SR-13 Texas Turn Down and barrier replacement Region 2: SR-302 Barrier replacement Region 3: SR-6 & SR-178 Texas Turn Down & barrier replacement Region 4: SR-89 & SR-24 Texas Turn Down & barrier replacement Replacing sub-standard barrier and end treatments improves highway safety. New barrier conforms to standards in the Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware —MASH.

ePM Master PIN: 6061 Fund Code: ST_BARRIER

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SIGN MODIFICATION & REPLACEMENT FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

State funding allows UDOT Traffic and Safety to identify and replace freeway signs that have deteriorated or become outdated.

Programmed Funding 2019: Projects to be included in the Region Transportation Solutions Program.

CONTACT

Michael Donivan 801 965-4376 mdonivan@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Guide signs on I-15 Exit 75 & 78 and I-215 at 700 N Two new memorial signs

Freeway signs provide important directional guidance to drivers.

Eighteen disabled vehicle stay buckled call 911 signs on I-15 from Utah County to Weber County

Signs that are outdated, worn, or damaged are less effective at providing information and may even cause confusion.

Ten transfer of money property on highway prohibited signs in Salt Lake City Thirteen no trespassing signs in Salt Lake City Seven ramp ID signs I-80 Exit 115 UDOT Re-signed three state parks: Green River, Dead Horse and Goblin Valley

UDOT replaces groups of signs or individual signs when: • A message becomes outdated or incorrect • The daytime or nighttime visibility is lost • A project can be completed using overlay of existing signs, offering a high benefit at a reasonably low cost Each year, region traffic engineers provide a list of potential projects, and UDOT Traffic and Safety and UDOT Regions prioritize projects. Requests by communities affected by UDOT projects are considered. Signs that will be replaced by a project within three years are not considered.

The Utah Sign Manual and the Utah Standard Highway Signs Supplement are located on the UDOT FTP site.

ePM Master PIN: 6364 Funding Code: ST_SIGNING

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SAFETY SPOT IMPROVEMENTS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: $2 million Balance of funding and future projects to be included in the Region Transportation Solutions Program.

The Spot Safety Improvement Program funds infrastructure and noninfrastructure projects that are expected to achieve a significant reduction in traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

CONTACT

Jeff Lewis 801 887-3717 jefflewis@utah.gov

SSIP Funding comes entirely from the State of Utah and helps UDOT achieve the ZERO Fatalities Strategic Goal. Projects are selected annually using a fivestep process that includes planning, analyzing, prioritizing, programming, and implementing. Funding for infrastructure projects may only be applied on the state highway system.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Every life lost due to traffic deaths continues to affect us all. UDOT is working hard to reach Zero Fatalities. Educating drivers to avoid dangerous driving behaviors and implementing measures to improve safety can help bring us closer to our goal of Zero Fatalities. While overall traffic fatalities are down 27 percent since 2000, the overall number of fatalities has remained relatively flat the last three years. ePM Master PIN: 5775 Fund Code: ST_SPOT_SFTY

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HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding 2018: $31.16 million (Includes 23 U.S.C Section 154 Penalty) 2019: $23.0 million 2020: $23.5 million 2021 proposed: $23.5 million

CONTACT

Jeff Lewis 801 887-3717 jefflewis@utah.gov

The federally-funded Highway Safety Improvement Program supports infrastructure and non-infrastructure efforts that have the potential to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries with a correctable fatal or serious injury crash history or a proven safety countermeasure that can be implemented systematically. Projects may be on any public roadway at a location with a correctable fatal or serious injury crash history or a proven safety countermeasure that can be implemented systematically, show a positive estimated benefit to cost ratio, and conform to the State Strategic Highway Safety Plan. UDOT collaborates with FHWA to select and oversee projects. Infrastructure projects typically include: • Installing features (barrier, rumble strips, warning signs, and pavement markings) that prevent or mitigate run-off-road crashes • Removing or protecting roadside obstructions • Upgrading traffic signals to protected left turn phasing or flashing yellow arrows to remove conflict points • Widening intersections to add turn lanes Non-infrastructure projects include: • Program management • Crash database development • Crash prediction models and other studies that identify future infrastructure project locations and/or mitigations

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Every life due to traffic deaths continues to affect us all. UDOT is working hard to reach Zero Fatalities. Educating drivers to avoid dangerous driving behaviors and implementing measures to improve safety can help bring us closer to our goal of Zero Fatalities. While overall traffic fatalities are down 27 percent since 2000, the overall number of fatalities has remained relatively flat the last three years.

PIN: 6019 Fund Code: HSIP

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SMALL AREA LIGHTING FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: $50 thousand 2019 balance of funding and future projects to be included in the Region Transportation Solutions Program.

CONTACT

The Small-Area Lighting Improvement Program allows UDOT to partner with municipal officials to promote community safety and visibility at a specific location or along a state highway corridor. Program goals include: • Decreasing crash potential and severity • Improving nighttime safety and visibility • Improving energy efficiency • Replacing outdated lighting infrastructure

Ming Jiang, S.E. 801 965-4817 mjiang@utah.gov

UDOT and community representatives work together to formulate a plan to address a lighting need. The community or municipality is usually required to provide some funding and work.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Funding may be also be applied to a plan already in place or used to supplement a community-driven project. The cost to maintain and power the installation is turned over to the municipality at project completion.

2017 improvements: SR-235; North Ogden Phase I SR-127 & SR-110; a solar light installed at “T” Intersection in Syracuse City SR-134; a light installed at intersection of 2575 W & 2700 N in Farr West City US-89; Lighting improvement at intersection of 3300 S and State Street in Salt Lake city SR-19; Green River Lighting improvement (Phase II) SR-130; Lighting improvement from Monterey Dr. to 800 South in Cedar City I-15; SB Port of Entry at St. George lighting improvement update all HPS to LED light I-15; NB. Port of Entry at St. George lighting improvement update all HPS to LED light ePM Master PIN: 6129 Funding Code: ST_LIGHTING

A new light in Farr West City at the intersection of 2575 West and 2700 North, looking east

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NEW TRAFFIC SIGNALS FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The New Traffic Signal Program promotes UDOT’s Zero Fatalities Strategic Goal by funding projects that improve safety at intersections.

Programmed Funding 2019: $9 million 2020 $9 million 2021 proposed: $9 million

CONTACT

Jesse Sweeten, P.E. 801 965-4924 jsweeten@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS During 2017: Fourteen new signals placed Six signals rebuilt Twenty eight intersection upgrades, including left-turn upgrades, detection, etc. Two advance warning signals installed Twelve pedestrian crossing upgrades, including school zones, HAWK signals, flashing beacons, etc. Sixteen emergency signal repairs One area lighting project

ePM Master PIN: 5952 Fund Code: ST_SIGNALS

After and before: new signals improve safety in Midway at Main and Center

UDOT’s Traffic and Safety Division identifies intersections that may benefit from improved signal operation and works with region traffic engineers to oversee projects through investigation, design and construction. Traffic studies determine if the intersection meets the requirements to trigger a signal warranting process. Locations that meet criteria are evaluated, and traffic engineers determine the best options to meet safety and traffic needs. A streamlined contracting process and use of stockpiled materials helps to expedite projects to address safety issues as quickly as possible. The program objective is to reduce high severity crashes by: • Expediting signal installation • Providing safe pedestrian access • Installing left-turn phasing and dual left-turn lanes • Replacing outdated traffic signals • Planning projects and determining eligibility • Making emergency repairs Page 16


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RAILWAY-HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The Railway-Highway Grade Crossing Program, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, supports data collection efforts and projects that mitigate at-grade crossing crash risk.

Programmed Funding (Including state matching funds @ 10%)

2019: $1.9 million 2020: $1.9 million 2021: proposed: $1.9 million

CONTACT

Eric Cheng 801 965-4284 echeng@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017 projects: Commuter Rail North Pedestrian Treatments Program Salt Lake City Pedestrian Crossings Traffic Signal Railroad Preemption Upgrades 2017 Advertised Projects: Warning Devices on Faust Road in Tooele County

An at-grade pedestrian crossing

UDOT oversees all public highway-rail at-grade crossings in Utah. Railroads have responsibility for safety at all private at-grade crossings.

Various Queue Cutter and Signal Upgrades

The goal of the program is to improve the safety of all crossing users, and to support the efficient use of crossings by trains, vehicles and pedestrians by: • Eliminating public at-grade crossings, where possible • Performing yearly inspections to update the safety features inventory and working with municipalities to assure that deficiencies are corrected • Funding projects that mitigate crash risk

Railroad Preemption Upgrades

The program has many important ongoing efforts, including:

Ongoing Projects: Statewide Preemption Joint Inspections

1100 North North Salt Lake Cantilevers 820 North Pedestrian Crossing Improvements in Provo 5600 West 800 South Overpass State Safety Action Plan Preparation ePM Master PIN: 6064 Fund Code: R/H_XXXX_XXX

• Implementation of guidelines to standardize preemption of traffic signals near at-grade crossings. This includes several projects involving railroads, UDOT and local municipalities and improves the safety of traffic signals near at-grade crossings. • State Safety Action Plan preparation, which will help guide the development of this program in the future. • Pedestrian safety improvements at at-grade crossings through grade separation and at-grade safety improvements.

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SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2019: $1.4 million 2020: $1.4 million 2021 proposed: $1.4 million

The SRTS Program funds programs, tools and infrastructure projects that support a safe walking or riding environment for children traveling to and from neighborhood schools.

CONTACT

Travis Evans 801 965-4486 tpevans@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Since 2007, 75 projects have been funded including both infrastructure improvements and non-infrastructure activities. UDOT announced 7 new projects for Fiscal Years 2017-2018. Since 2009, over 180,000 students 317 schools have enjoyed the SNAP Walk n’ Roll assembly. In 2016, 4,500 students from 166 schools statewide participated in the Walk More In Four program which encourages students to walk or bike to school at least three days a week during the four weeks in September. Since August 2015, the Walking School Bus app has facilitated 266 active walking groups. Since its launch in 2014, UDOT has tracked over 273 thousand miles walked, 100 million grams of CO2 emissions saved, and over 348 thousand school trips reduced by using the app to walk to school.

Fund Code: TAP ePM master PIN:6212

Utah Governor Gary Herbert walks to school with kids during Walk More in Four event, fall 2015

Programs The Student Neighborhood Access Program: • SNAP on-line mapping software lets schools create and distribute maps that show the safest walking and biking routes. New software lets schools complete safe routing plans more easily. • The Walk More in Four event that encourages students in Kindergarten through eighth grade to walk or bike safely to school. • Snap, Walk ‘n Roll Assemblies are free to schools and teach students bicycle and pedestrian safety and how to stay safe around road work • UDOT’s Walking School Bus App that creates route plans and alerts parents when students have arrived at school Crossing Guard Training: The UDOT Crossing Guard Fundamentals DVD and Quick Reference are aids to law enforcement agencies who have the responsibility to train crossing guards. Infrastructure Projects: Improvements, such as sidewalks, paved trails and installed bike racks are eligible for funding.

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CONTINGENCY FUNDING FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funds Per Region: 2018: $1.5 million 2019 proposed: $1.5 million 2020 proposed: $1.5 million 2021 proposed: $1.5 million

CONTACT

Region Program Managers & William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov

Contingency Funds are provided to UDOT regional offices and UDOT Central Program Development to assist local areas with unanticipated, critical or emergency needs. Projects are conducted in partnership with local governments and are intended to meet needs associated with the state highway system. Most projects are small and include improving drainage, repairing and optimizing signals or improving safety on a pedestrian facility. Each region receives $1 million each state fiscal year with the remaining funds to be used by the Program Development Engineer.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017 Region Contingency Fund project examples: The Charleston 3000 S intersection in Wasatch County was realigned to correct offseting roads. This improvement reduces the risk of crashes at the intersection and conforms with a corridor agreement between UDOT and the municipalities for this intersection to be signalized when eventually warranted. Springville US-89 and 100 S pedestrian crossing enhancement Calls and Fort Road safety improvements SR-28 turn lane at Paxman Lane widening for acceleration and deceleration lanes

In 2016, UDOT and Summit County partnered to install snow fence along the walking paths by Sports Park Road. The fence is in is a high snow drift area and will help keep snow off of the trail and SR-224.

PIN: 5599, 5589 5597, 5591 Funding Code: ST_CONT_R#

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BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, REHABILITATION & PRESERVATION FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The bridge programs use state and federal funding to replace, rehabilitate, preserve, maintain and inspect bridges.

Programmed Funding 2019 $48 million 2020 $48 million 2021 $48 million 2022 proposed $48 million

CONTACT

Travis Jones 385 321-9202 twjones@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS This program funds the bridge rehabilitation and replacement program, the bridge preservation program, the bridge inspection program and the load rating maintenance program. In 2017: Thirteen bridges were rehabilitated Forty nine bridges received preservation treatments Two preservation projects were designed and bid for a total of 20 bridges

 

Fund CodeS: ST_BRIDGE, NHPP_BR, STP_BRIDGE

Deck replacement on the Foothill Boulevard to I-215 ramp bridge

This program funds the systematic replacement, rehabilitation or preservation of existing bridges to address deficiencies due to aging and deterioration. The load rating, maintenance and inspection programs, which are also funded through this program, ensure that bridges are in adequate condition to accommodate anticipated traffic needs. Bridges are ranked based on deficiencies observed during biennial bridge inspections. Projects are ranked based on bridge condition, load rating, AADT, significance, and delay factors. Region requests, Region projects and local government requests are also considered when selecting projects. This program funds the replacement, rehabilitation, preservation and maintenance of all state owned bridges as well as local bridges on the federal aid system.

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PUBLIC COMMUNICATION EFFORTS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2018: $795 thousand 2019 proposed: $800 thousand 2020 proposed: $800 thousand 2021 proposed: $800 thousand

Communication programs improve safety and mobility by providing messages, real-time traffic information, and construction updates so road users can make wise travel choices.

CONTACT

Joseph Walker 385 223-5233 josephwalker@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS In 2017, media outreach resulted in 3,678 print, online and broadcast stories. TravelWise recently launched a campaign asking Millennials to embrace carpooling, telecommuting, active transportation and mass transit. The campaign has been viewed tens of thousands of times. UDOT’s social media includes more than 10 thousand followers on Facebook, 24 thousand followers on Twitter, 13 hundred followers on YouTube and eight hundred followers on on Instagram. Communications worked with the Governor’s Office to produce materials showing how Utah’s high quality transportation system supports businesses that move to Utah. A new bi-monthly podcast called “Behind the Barrels” provides indepth discussions about complicated transportation-related issues with some of UDOT’s best and brightest.

ePM Master PIN: 8922 Fund Code: ST_PR

UDOT’s TravelWise outreach program recently launched an innovative and fun social media campaign urging Millennials to be “heroes” by embracing TravelWise behaviors like carpooling, telecommuting and using active transportation and mass transit. The campaign has been viewed tens of thousands of times, and comments from the target audience suggest it has been a significant success.

UDOT Traffic website and smart phone app: Provides live cameras, real-time traffic conditions, and statewide construction information. Special messages are integrated to communicate with diverse audiences. The UDOT Traffic App has been downloaded nearly 600,000 times. Media Relations: Media coverage prior to major construction-related closures or long-term traffic impacts helps optimize mobility and showcase helpful innovations such as new intersection designs or variable speed limit signs. TravelWise Outreach: Promoting trip reduction strategies like teleworking, carpooling or taking public transit, helps road users avoid delays, save energy, and help benefit air quality. New TravelWise Alerts, provided through the UDOT Traffic app, urge drivers to reduce trips during bad air quality days or major weather events. Zero Fatalities: Messages attack drowsy driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving, impaired driving and not buckling up, through powerful TV and radio ads, public events, websites, driver education classes and media coverage.

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HIGH VOLUME ROADS (HVR) PROGRAM FUNDING

This program supports a prescriptive and cost-effective resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation strategy that restores structure, prolongs the service life, and enhances the safety of existing roadways.

Programmed Funding: 2019: $160 Million 2020: $160.7 Million 2021 Proposed: $161.5 Million

The pavement management strategy for these roads is to maintain the current condition levels using a combination of preservation, rehabilitation and reconstruction projects.

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

CONTACT

Region Program Managers and William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@utah.gov

UDOT’s Central Asset Management division analyzes UDOT’s roadway network condition each year to determine the funding needed for the program and the funding allocation for each region. Each region identifies pavement preservation and rehabilitation projects during the annual STIP workshop. Program amounts and project lists are presented to the Utah Transportation Commission for approval at the March or April commission meeting.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS In 2017, UDOT completed 2,645 lane miles of surfacing projects. Road categories include: • High volume, which carry more than 1,000 vehicles per day • Low volume, which carry fewer than 1,000 vehicles per day

Ride quality is evaluated using the International Roughness Index, the standard for measuring ride quality on a generic vehicle. IRI calculations reflect relative comfort of the riding surface based on longitudinal road profile and vehicle speed.

PIN: 88073, 8074, 10031, 11731

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LOW VOLUME ROADS (LVR) PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding: 2018: $40 million 2019: $40 million 2020: $40 million 2021 proposed: $40 million

CONTACT

Region Program Managers and William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The program supports a prescriptive and cost-effective resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation strategy that restores structure, prolongs the service life, and enhances the safety of existing roadways. The pavement management strategy for these roads is to improve the existing condition levels condition using a combination of preservation and rehabilitation projects. UDOT’s Central Asset Management division analyzes UDOT’s roadway network condition each year to determine the funding needed for the program and the funding allocation for each region. Each region identifies pavement preservation and rehabilitation projects during the annual STIP workshop. Program amounts and project lists are presented to the Utah Transportation Commission for approval at the March or April commission meeting.

In 2017, UDOT completed 148 lane miles of surface projects. Road categories include: • High volume, which carry more than 1,000 vehicles per day • Low volume, which carry fewer than 1,000 vehicles per day

Ride quality is evaluated using the International Roughness Index, the standard for measuring ride quality on a generic vehicle. IRI calculations reflect relative comfort of the riding surface based on longitudinal road profile and vehicle speed.

PIN: 5927, 5928, 5929, 5936, 6632, 8071, 8072, 10032

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STATE PARK ACCESS FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The State Park Access Program provides state matching funds for projects on local roads that provide access to state parks.

Programmed Funding 2019: $500 thousand 2020: $500 thousand 2021 proposed: $500 thousand

CONTACT

Chris Potter 801 633-6255 cpotter@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Snow Canyon access road completed in 2017 Wasatch Mountain State Park access road Millsite State Park access road

Access road to Wasatch Mountain State Park

Escalante State Park and Kodachrome Basin State Park access roads

Municipalities may apply to the Joint Highway Committee for state funds to make necessary improvements and repairs. Participation in the program requires local governments to provide half of project funding. Improving access to state parks helps support the tourism industry in Utah. State parks benefit the state by: • Generating $9.85 in local economic impact for every $1 of general fund appropriation • Generating $67 million in state economic benefit through day-use, camping and golf • Paying $11.2 million to individual counties in 2010 property tax for off-highway vehicles and boats • Collecting and paying more than one million dollars in state and local taxes to counties and communities

Funding Code: ST_PK_ACCESS

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TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1

The Transportation Alternatives Program supports projects that enhance safety and expand options for non-drivers, mitigate environmental impacts and convert former interstate facilities to new uses.

Programmed Funding 2019: $7.2 million 2020: $7.2 million 2021 proposed: $7.2 million

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) changed the way funds are distributed and programmed. Funds are split in half between Utah Metropolitan Planning Agencies and UDOT.

CONTACT

Chris Potter 801 633-6255 cpotter@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Nephi City Main Street Lighting Replacement

To qualify for funding all projects must fit into one of nine federally designated categories. Examples include: • Construction, planning and design of facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act • Safe routes for non drivers to access daily needs. • Conversion and use of abandoned railroad corridors for trails. • Any Environmental mitigation activity • Reduced vehicle-caused wildlife mortality • Safe Routes to School projects FOR MORE INFORMATION: visit the UDOT TAP web page.

SR-28 Main Street; 200 South to 200 North in Nephi Snow College Richfield Bike Path (Richfield City Project Sponsor) Price City, Main Street, 100 East to 200 East (JHC SU) Lehi Historic Utah Southern Rail Trail – Phase II (MAG -2014/2015) 700 West; 7200 South to 7800 South, Trails and Bike paths, Midvale City (WFRC) Welby Jacob and Bingham Creek; North City Limit to South City Limit, South Jordan (WFRC) Center Street Trail; Redwood

Road to Legacy Parkway (WFRC) Lehi Rail Trail construction

Fund Code: TAP

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NON-URBAN PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding (Including matching funds @ 6.77%) 2019: $5.8 million 2020: $5.7 million 2021 Proposed: $6.1 million

The Joint Highway Committee Non-Urban Program provides federal funding for roadway safety and condition improvements in communities having a population of 5000 or less.

CONTACT

Chris Potter 801-633-6255 cpotter@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Old Hwy 91, Washington County Old Highway 91 (Phase IV), Juab County North Fork Road & North Fork Loop Road in Beaver County, construction completed in 2016 SR-87; Climbing Lane North of Duchesne, UDOT Region Three Project Sponsor, construction complete in 2015

The North Fork & North Fork Loop Roads were constructed in 2016

The Joint Highway Committee oversees applications on an annual basis; however local agencies may only have one project in the program at one time, and projects must be completed before agencies submit another application. Preference is given to projects that provide safety features and upgrade and improve existing roadway conditions. Projects must be located within non-urban areas and functionally classified as a major collector or higher. The value of the project must be between $4 hundred-thousand and $2 million.

FUND CODE: STP_RURAL

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SMALL URBAN PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding (Including matching funds @ 6.77%)

2019: $4.7 million plus match 2019: $4.7 million plus match 2021 Proposed: $4.9 million plus match

CONTACT

Chris Potter 801 633-6255 cpotter@utah.gov

The Joint Highway Committee Small Urban Program provides federal funding for roadway safety and condition improvements for communities having a population between 5 thousand and 2 hundred-thousand. The Joint Highway Committee oversees applications to the program on an annual basis. Preference is given to projects that provide safety features and upgrade and improve existing roadway conditions. To be eligible, projects must be located within small urban areas and functionally classified as a major collector or higher. The maximum amount of federal aid available for a project was recently increased from $1 million to $1.5 million.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017 projects: 1200 East, Heber City Coal Creek Road Improvements (SR-30 to I-15 Overpass), Cedar City 300 East; 400 South to 800 South, Ephraim 600 South; Main Street (US-40) to 500 E, Heber US-40; 500 South to 2850 South Safety Street Lighting, Naples SR-28 Main Street; 200 South to 200 North, Nephi Nephi Main Street, curb, gutter and sidewalk. 2016 projects: Price 1900 East, Airport Road Phase I

Richfield 100 East, Phase II

Richfield, 100 East Phase II

Fund Code: STP_SU_JHC

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OFF-SYSTEM BRIDGE PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1

The Joint Highway Commission Off-System Bridge Program helps aid in removing deficient structures from the National Bridge Inventory.

Programmed Funding (Includes state matching funds @ 6.77%) 2019: $2.1 million 2020: $2.1 million 2021 Proposed: $2.1 million

The Joint Highway Commission oversees the program and accepts project applications on an annual basis. The program improves public safety and reduces ongoing maintenance costs often associated with aging infrastructure.

CONTACT

The structure must be located on a rural minor collector or urban or rural local road. For more information visit the Off-System Bridge Program page on the UDOT Website.

Chris Potter 801 633-6255 cpotter@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2017 projects: Three bridges in Cache County Two bridges near Tabiona Past projects: Hoytsville Bridge Replacement in Summit County Icy Springs Bridge in Coalville Malad River Bridge in Box Elder County The Icy Springs Bridge has a wider cross-section and increased span to improve safety and reduce flooding.

Fund Code: STP_BR

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LANDS ACCESS ACCESS PROGRAM PROGRAM FEDERAL LANDS FUNDING FUNDING

Federal Federalyear: Year: October October 11 Programmed Programmedfunding Funding 2019: 2019: $11.7 $11.7 million 2020: 2020: $11.9 $11.9 million 2021: 2021: $11.9 $11.9 million 2022: 2022: $11.9 $11.9 million 2023: $11.9 $11.9 million 2023: 2024: $11.9 $11.9 million 2024:

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CONTACT William Lawrence CONTACT

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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801 879-1993 William Lawrence billlawrence@Utah.gov 801 964-4468 billlawrence@Utah.gov

Five projects selected, Projects have have beenbeen selected, planned, planned, and programmed through and programmed through 2024. The 2020:recent call for projects included most the selection of the following: Cascade Springs Road, restoration and rehabilitation in Road, Uinta Wasatch Cache Cascade Springs restoration and National Forest, Wasatch County rehabilitation in Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest, Wasatch County State Route 149, bridge replacement and rehabilitation at Dinosaur National State Route 149, bridge replacement Monument, sponsored by UDOT and rehabilitation at Dinosaur National

Monument, sponsored by UDOT Ephraim Canyon Road, restoration and rehabilitation in Manti-LaSal National Ephraim Canyon Road, restoration and Forest, sponsored by Sanpete County rehabilitation in Manti-LaSal National

Forest, sponsored by Sanpete County Lion Boulevard, parking in Zion National park,Boulevard, sponsoredparking by Town Springdale Lion inof Zion National park, sponsored by Town of Springdale Strawberry Sheep Creek, restoration and rehabilitation, sponsored by Strawberry Sheep Creek, restoration Wasatch and Utah Counties and rehabilitation, sponsored by

Wasatch and Utah Counties For more information, see the Utah Access Program page on the FHWA For more information, see the Utah website.Program page on the FHWA Access website.

Fund Code: TBD Fund Code: TBD

The Navajo Lake recreation area is one of the most popular recreation destinations Thethe Navajo recreation area one of the most popular recreation destinations on DixieLake National Forest. Theisroad prior to improvements consisted of 4-6” on the Dixie Nationalsurface Forest.base The road to improvements consisted of 4-6"ofofdust aggregate of aggregate that prior generated an unacceptable amount when surface base that unacceptable amount of dust when traveled uponwith by traveled upon bygenerated motorists.anThe unpaved roadway also presented motorists motorists. unpaved roadway also presented motorists an unsafe design standard an unsafe The design standard that was inadequate for the with amount of traffic generated thatthis wasroad. inadequate for the amount of trafficeliminated generated unwanted/unsafe on this road. Reconstructing the on Reconstructing the roadway dust clouds, roadway eliminated unwanted/unsafe dust clouds, but alsoand included sight but also included improved sight distance for motorists betterimproved air quality to distancepedestrians for motoristsalong and better air quality to nearby pedestrians alongspots, the road nearby the road (pullouts, campgrounds, fishing etc).(pullouts,completed campgrounds, spots,ofetc). The completed consisted of reconstructing The workfishing consisted reconstructing thework existing 22’ wide roadway by the existing 22'towide roadway 22’ by widening to awith consistent 22' wide shoulders on widening a consistent wide road, 4’ shoulders onroad, each with side,4'providing each side, providing space for activeThe transportation. The workofalso consisted of adequate space for adequate active transportation. work also consisted creating creating pedestrian crosswalks all campgrounds and pullouts, paving 4 existing pedestrian crosswalks at/nearat/near all campgrounds and pullouts, paving 4 existing (scenic) pull outs, outs, and (HIP) signs and (scenic) andinstalling installingnew newHigh HighIntensity IntensityPrismatic Prismatic (HIP)highway highway signs and object markers. from State Highway 14 14 to the intersection of Forest object markers.The Theproject projectpaved paved from State Highway to the intersection of Forest Service Road some of the improvements Service Road (FSR) (FSR) #31672. (see (seepicture pictureabove aboveshowing showing some of the improvements completed). completed). Page 29 Page 29


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STATE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding (Including state matching funds @ 20%)

2019 proposed: $ 2.3 million 2020 proposed: $ 2.4 million 2021 proposed: $ 2.4 million

CONTACT

Cameron Kergaye 801-965-2576 ckergaye@utah.gov

ACHIEVEMENTS During 2017, the Research and Innovation Division:

The UDOT Research and Innovation Division works with FHWA, other public agencies, academic institutions, and the private sector to support research and provide high-value information to the transportation community. Research and Innovation Division activities include: • Identifying implementable research ideas • Managing research projects • Publishing and presenting research reports, results and recommendations • Promoting new technologies through tours or demonstrations • Providing library services • Working with other states on pool-funded research in areas of concern • Promoting innovation and process improvement Funding for the UDOT Research and Innovation Division is provided through the Federal State Planning and Research Program. Additional funding is provided by the State of Utah and other federal programs. Research activities are federally mandated.

Held the annual UTRAC Workshop, a collaborative effort among researchers and UDOT experts to identify research priorities. Selected 22 problem statements to become newly funded research projects. Identified examples of successful implementation of research results including a specification and performance tests for cold in-place recycling of asphalt and adding UDOT’s liquefaction hazard analysis tool to the Geotechnical MOI.

Researchers and UDOT experts to identify research priorities at UDOT Research and Innovation Division annual UTRAC Workshop. UDOT Research and Innovation Division activities provide opportunities for UDOT professionals, universities, and consultants to engage in high-value research and innovation to benefit the transportation community.

Formed the Innovation Working Group, made up of employees from across the Department. The group supports employees with ready-toimplement innovative ideas. Coordinated the preparation of UDOT’s annual Innovation and Efficiencies Report

Fund Code: SPR

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STATE PLANNING FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2018: $5.5 million 2019: $5.5 million 2020: $5.5 million 2021 proposed: $5.5 million

State Planning Program provides data and other information about the transportation system to help plan transportation improvements and expand active transportation options.

CONTACT

Jeff Harris 801-965-4354 jeffharris@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS During 2017, the Planning Division: Completed the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study to develop solutions along the I-15/FrontRunner corridor Developed a corridor planning process that ties the long-range planning to project development Developed Move Utah, an Active Transportation program that promotes education and outreach Implemented Travel Demand Management awareness campaigns through TravelWise Rethink Your Trip Led by UTA, awarded a $20M Tiger Grant to build transit connections to rail for pedestrians and cyclists Became a funding partner of the WFRC’s Transportation and Land Use Connection program that assists local governments to coordinate their land use plans with existing or planned regional transportation

State Planning collaborates with partners to improve the safety, accessibility and availability of facilities for pedestrians and cyclists throughout the state.

The Planning Division works collaboratively with MPOs, local governments, transit agencies and groups within UDOT to plan Utah’s evolving transportation system. Planning functions include: Long Range Planning: Continuous collaborative planning for transportation improvements. The State’s long range plan is updated every four years. UDOT and the state’s MPOs combine plans for Utah’s Unified Transportation Plan. Intermediate Range and Collaborative Planning: Addressing nearer-term planning needs, such as corridor planning, transportation and land use coordination with local governments, and joint studies with planning partners. TravelWise: Reducing demand on our roadways by encouraging Utahns to drive less, drive smarter, and use alternative modes of transportation. Travel Demand Modeling: Forecasting travel demand, a major component of developing the State’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. Air Quality Planning: Working with regulatory agencies and local MPOs to assure compliance with federal air quality rules. Rail and Freight Planning: Working with industry partners to improve interstate and intrastate freight and rail movement. Active Transportation: Collaborating with partners to improve the safety, accessibility and availability of facilities for pedestrians and cyclists throughout the state.

Fund Code: SPR

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FREIGHT PROGRAM FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2018: $11.9 million 2019: $13.4 million 2020: $14.8 million 2021 proposed: $14.8 million

The Freight Program, part of the UDOT Planning Division, supports the efficient movement of goods along major freight corridors by partnering with the freight community and conducting transportation studies and public outreach.

CONTACT

Daniel B. Kuhn Railroad & Freight Planner 801 965-4148 dkuhn@utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Utah Freight Plan, 2017 Utah Freight Plan, 2015 Utah State Rail Plan, 2015 I-15 Truck Parking Study, 2010-2016

Knight-Swift operates nearly 23,000 tractors, 77,000 trailers, employs 28,000 people, and is the largest full-truckload motor carrier in North America. Photo courtesy of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc.

Detailed and concise freight planning supports the local economy by minimizing the cost of moving goods – a cost that can be reflected in the price consumers pay for food, clothing, fuel, and other necessities. Freight planning also allows UDOT to focus limited resources on projects that support economic activity. Current efforts include: Completion and acceptance of Utah’s first freight plan — Planning staff worked with Utah’s Freight Mobility Group and other stakeholders to complete the first Utah Freight Plan in 2015 and an updated plan in 2017 to conform to the FAST Act. This plan is a resource of information that feeds directly into UDOT’s Long Range Transportation Plan, and Utah’s Unified Plan. Completed UDOT’s first Freight Mobility Plan of Utah an extensive gaps, challenges, and opportunities analysis, identifying seven major needs for Utah’s freight future, shared with neighboring State DOTs Completion and acceptance of the Utah State Rail Plan – The first comprehensive assessment of Utah’s rail operations and needs since 1996. Focused on freight, this plan enables UDOT to implement an integrated approach that will incorporate freight and passenger rail elements into the larger multi-modal and intermodal framework, and feeds into the Utah Freight Plan. Conduct ongoing public outreach — Planning staff maintain a partnership with the Utah Trucking Association and freight stakeholders by updating industry partners and encouraging feedback. Freight economics planning — Planning staff develop and continually evaluate performance measures and report results in the annual UDOT Strategic Direction. A formal stakeholder outreach and communication plan keeps UDOT Planning in sync with industry and state economic development partners. Page 32


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REGION CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding per Region: 2019: $150 thousand 2020: $150 thousand 2021 proposed: $150 thousand CONTACT William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov

The Region Concept Development program allocates funding to the each of the four UDOT Regions to study and develop a practical scope, schedule, budget, and list of potential risks for future projects. These studies are normally completed for major construction projects, including reconstruction, choke point, and passing lanes. Following the April Transportation Commission meeting, each region begins identifying projects for the next Statewide Transportation Improvement Program Workshop. Each Region is allocated $100,000 to complete concept reports that reflect a practical budget, scope and summary of risks for the purpose of project selection.

The Region Concept Development program allocates funding to each of the four UDOT Regions.

PIN: 8752, 8754, 8756, 8758 Funding Code: ST_REG#_CONC_D

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METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding 2018: $2.8 million 2019: $2.8 million 2020 proposed: $2.8 million

CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov

Metropolitan Planning Organizations are the federally mandated and funded transportation planning entity for urban areas with a population over 50 thousand. MPOs act as a partner in coordination with cities, counties, transit and state transportation agencies to develop and recommend improvements to highways and transit. Utah’s MPOs each develop a 30-year Regional Transportation Program, called the Long-Range Plan and a Transportation Improvement Program. The LRP is produced every four years and lists capacity-driven projects addressing longterm mobility needs.

THE PLANNING PROCESS Transportation planning is a cooperative process designed to foster involvement by all users of the system through a proactive public participation process. Utah’s MPOs include: Cache Metropolitan Planning Organization - MPO for Cache Valley urban area Dixie Metropolitan Planning Organization - MPO for the St. George urban area Mountainland Association of Governments - MPO for the Provo and Orem urban area Wasatch Front Regional Council - MPO for the Salt Lake City and Ogden urban areas

Strategic, data-based planning helps identify and prioritize projects that address delay.

The TIP is produced annually and includes capacity projects from the LRP and short-term projects (such as pavement or operational improvements) from federal, state, and local governments and transit agencies. UDOT’s State Transportation Improvement Program – the STIP – includes projects from the LRP and TIP.

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UTAH STATE INFRASTRUCTURE BANK FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding 2018 Capitalized Tota = $62.48 million, (2018 Legislative Session) 2018 uncommitted balance available = $30.4 Million.

CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov

ACCOMPLISHMENTS St. George City, Logan City and Washington City have recently completed loans. Fountain Green City West Jordan City and Cedar City currently have outstanding loans and projects are underway. Vineyard City has recently been approved for a loan.

The Utah State Infrastructure Bank provides loans and credit enhancement to local government or private sponsors of transportation or transit projects. The loans hep state agencies leverage federal and non-federal transportation funds, assist local areas to develop facilities, and promote public-private partnerships. Loans can offer advantages over only grant-based funding by allowing project delivery to be accelerated by and helping local governments complete a financial plan. The fixed-rate, low-interest loans are tied to the State of Utah bonding rate and term length. Repayment must be completed no more than ten years from the time the loan is executed. No one entity may borrow more than twenty five percent of the fund. The Utah Transportation Commission has the authority to approve all qualified requests and loan terms. SIB loans can augment other project funding. The fund is a revolving account that does not deplete. Prior to 2012, the fund was capitalized at $4 million, including interest. House Bill 377, which passed in the 2012 legislative session, added $20 million to the account.

Project example: Cedar City obtained a SIB loan to augment other funding to improve the South Cedar Interchange.

SIB funds helped Cedar City complete a much needed project on I-15: 1-3, new ramps,a DDI, realignment and new profile of Cross Hollow Road; 4-5, the old flyover was saved for a pedestrian and livestock crosswalk and surplus property was utilized, and 6, the interchange area was landscaped.

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EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND FUNDING

Federal Year: October 1 Programmed Funding Funding varies. Up to $100 million is available to a state for each natural disaster or catastrophic failure.

The federal Emergency Relief Program is a special program from the Highway Trust Fund for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads on Federal lands which have suffered serious damage as a result of natural disasters or catastrophic failures from an external cause, and not an inherent flaw in the facility. 

CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@utah.gov

ER funding helped UDOT repair damage to SR-14 caused by a landslide.

Approved ER funds are available at the pro-rata share that would normally apply to the Federal-aid facility damaged. For Interstate highways, the Federal share is 90 percent. For all other highways, the Federal share is 80 percent. Emergency repair work to restore essential travel, minimize the extent of damage, or protect the remaining facilities, accomplished in the first 180 days after the disaster occurs, may be reimbursed at 100 percent federal share. It is the responsibility of the State to request ER funds based on detailed damage inspection reports (DDIR) prepared by the Department of Transportation. An emergency declaration by the Governor allows the state DOT to file a notice of intent with the FHWA office to initiate the ER application process.  

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FEDERAL FUNDS EXCHANGE CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov Example of a recent exchange: The Town of Virgin exchanged $2 million of 2014 STP Rural Federal funds for $1.25 million of Region Four’s 2014 State Preservation funds, and $0.45 million of Region Four State Preservation Efficiency funds. Virgin Town supplied the required 10% match to fund the US-50 chip seal.

The Federal Funds Exchange Program allows local governments to exchange federal transportation funds for state funds. The program provides funding flexibility for local governments. UDOT coordinates with the Joint Highway Committee and/or the Metropolitan Planning Organization to determine appropriate projects for the exchange.

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Funds Exchange projects are approved by the Utah Transportation commission. Once approved, local governments and UDOT enter into a cooperative agreement that details the required project documentation, performance reporting and invoice submission. A UDOT project manager oversees the activities detailed in the agreement. Approved exchanges are transacted in the year federal-aid funds are available. Funds are used on other federal-eligible projects. Eligible funding categories include STP Non-urban (Rural), STP Small Urban, and STP Urban. The exchange is $.85 state funds for each dollar of federal funds. Local governments are required to match 10 percent of total project costs. If a flexible match is offered, the details will be included in the agreement with value not to exceed UDOT average prices.

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JURISDICTIONAL TRANSFERS FUNDING

State Year: July 1 Programmed Funding: 2019 proposed: $300 thousand 2020 proposed: $300 thousand 2021 proposed: $300 thousand

CONTACT

William Lawrence 801 879-1993 billlawrence@Utah.gov Some recent Jurisdictional Transfers: A portion of SR 107 in West Point City was deleted from the State Highway System and transferred to West Point City. UDOT paid a onetime lump sum of $130 thousand to help West Point City to maintain the roadway. Utah County exchanged North County Boulevard for a portion of SR 146 and a $3.3 million lump sum to be used for future maintenance. North County Boulevard is now SR129.

Jurisdictional Transfer Funds are used to assist with physical improvements deemed necessary on the roadway before a transfer is completed, or they may be included as a part of the transfer agreement. State Law: 72-4-102. Additions to or deletions from state highway system -Designation of highways as state highways between sessions. (1) (a) The Legislature may add to or delete highways or sections of highways from the state highway system. (b) The department shall annually submit to the Legislature a list of highways or sections of highways the commission recommends for addition to or deletion from the state highway system. Utah Administrative Rule: R926. Transportation, Program Development. R926-2. Evaluation of Proposed Additions to or Deletions from the State Highway System. Purpose of the rules is to establish the following: (1) a process for a highway authority to propose additions to or deletions from the state highway system; (2) a procedure for evaluating requested additions to or deletions from the state highway system; and (3) a set of criteria by which proposed changes shall be consistently evaluated.

Region Four and Helper City recommended a jurisdictional transfer of ownership from the state to Helper City on SR-244, MP 0.189 to MP 0.91. UDOT will pay Helper City $750,000 to take ownership,

PIN: 6672 Fund Code: ST_HWY_TRNSF

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I-15 Technology Corridor to Start Construction in 2018

In May of 2017, thee Utah Transportation Commission approved the acceleration of the I-15 Technology Corridor project which will widen and reconstruct I-15 from Lehi Main Street to S.R. 92. The I-15 Technology Corridor is the last section of I-15 in Utah County to be reconstructed. The area has experienced rapid growth in population and new commercial development.

UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Program Development & State Transportation Improvement Program Fund Fact Sheets 2018

2018 UDOT Fund Fact Sheets  

Program Development & State Transportation Improvement Program

2018 UDOT Fund Fact Sheets  

Program Development & State Transportation Improvement Program