Delays Continue Through Highway 40 Strawberry Valley Construction

Most Basin travelers have come to expect some delays while traveling Highway 40 through the construction in Strawberry Valley and the latest UDOT update indicates those delays will continue. This week, crews started temporary striping to prepare for the asphalt removal between Mile Post 46 and 48. Pilot car operations have been in use for traffic control leading to obvious travel delays. Also be aware that there continues to be shoulder work between Mile Post 40 and 45. Construction is scheduled Monday through Friday from 7am to 7pm. UDOT encourages travelers to allow extra travel time, to use alternate routes when possible, and be aware of construction activities and workers near driving lanes. 

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.