Do you drive, walk, bike or use public transportation in Washington County? Do you have ideas or need more information regarding current or future road projects? Then the 2018 Dixie Regional Transportation Expo is the place for you. Attend this years’ Expo and be better informed on current and future transportation projects and have a voice in regional transportation planning.
This year the Expo will be held Tuesday February 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Dixie Center Ballroom. Representatives from surrounding cities, the county and UDOT will be available to explain transportation projects and studies and take your comments on projects.
ADMISSION IS FREE
City of St. George Trails
Leisure Services Dept.
Display the City’s regional trail master plan and be available to answer questions relating to parks, trails, way finding sign program and roadway beautification projects.
City of St George Public Works – Transit Division
SunTran – Public Transportation Highlights
SunTran provides public transportation in St. George and Ivins. The current and future routes will be shown. A bus will be on display in front of the Dixie Center. Ride the bus and enjoy public transportations benefits of social interaction while reducing the pollution in the air.
St. George Police Dept.
Traffic Laws: The More You Know, The Safer You’ll Be!
We will be highlighting our Monday Motor Minute Segment and featuring those videos in our booth. These videos focus on traffic laws and explain what is required by Utah Law. We will also have Officer Michelson, who is featured in these videos, available for questions.
I-15 Corridor in Washington County
The I-15 Corridor through Washington County has several ongoing and planned projects over the next several years. Projects currently in design include the I-15 Exit Interchange Improvements.
Projects along the I-15 corridor that are being implemented over the next few years include:
I-15; Exit 4 Brigham Rd Interchange Improvements
I-15; Exit 6 – Exit 8 Widening
Several other projects, including additional widening of I-15 through the corridor to provide auxiliary lanes, is planned over the next decade.
I-15 MP 11 Interchange Environmental Study
This project is an environmental study evaluating transportation needs and developing alternative solutions between Exit 10/Green Springs Dr. and Exit 13 Washington Pkwy in Washington City.
Southern Parkway; Sand Hollow – SR9
The Southern Pkwy (SR-7) Segment 5 is an 8 mile-long roadway section, starting at 4300 West extending north to SR-9, that completes the connection to I-15 in the south and SR-9 in the north. The new roadway alignment is located through a green field site and will include an interchange at SR-9 and 4300 West.
Washington City Transportation
Washington City Active Transportation Plan & Washington City priority projects.
Five County OAG
Mobility Management efforts rely on the community and transportation service providers to define transit/transportation needs for specific segments of the population (seniors, persons with disabilities & low income individuals). Comments generated at the EXPO will allow mobility managers to identify need and pursue resources to meet those needs.
Transportation Master Plan - Update
Hurricane City is updating the Roads Master Plan and creating and integrating Active Transportation Master Plan that will result in the creation of a true Transportation Master Plan. This plan will address the future needs for all modes of travel. We invite the public to participate in the planning process by visiting www.walkbikedrivehurricane.org
Long Range Transportation Planning
Regional transportation planners are seeking public input on their coming 2019-2050 Regional Transportation Plan. The RTP will forecast future travel demands and sets transportation goals and objectives for the next 30 years. Public input is needed to determine the importance of the new road alignments, congestion, management, safety, air quality, endangered species preservation, other environmental issues, connectivity, sustainability, multi-modal transportation, etc. Please stop by to help plan our future.