The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has released a proposed alternative to the West Davis Corridor. The new 19-mile highway will be constructed from noise-reducing pavement, will have ‘dark sky’ lighting and will be built low to the road where possible. To ensure the safety and mobility of vulnerable road users, a 20-mile bicycle trail network will also be constructed close to the highway, and a bike and pedestrian crossing will be installed over Interstate 15. The proposed highway is an example of how future transportation needs can be met while impacts on the community and environment are minimized.
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