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Media Coverage of West Davis Corridor Freeway

Farmington mayor accuses UDOT of road trickery” Bryon Saxton, Standard Examiner, May 16, 2014

Citizens group bolsters Farmington’s fight against West Davis Corridor route” by Bryon Saxton, Standard Examiner, March 19, 2014

Farmington bill to grapple with West Davis Corridor up to $100,000” Standard Examiner, March 5, 2014.

Farmington may sue to block West Davis Corridor freeway Notice; City tells officials the preferred route ignores its conservation easements.” Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, February 25, 2014.

Farmington lawyers up to fight UDOT over West Davis Corridor easements” Bryon Saxton, Standard Examiner, February 24, 2014.

Study Documents Effects of Road Noise on Migratory Birds” by Ralph Poore, Boise State University, November 6, 2013.

UDOT Right To Slow Development of West Davis Corridor” The Salt Lake Tribune, November 2, 2013.

UDOT Slows Decision Process on West Davis Highway” by Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune, October 30, 2013

Environmentalist rips county commission for double talk on West Davis Highway” By Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner, October 10, 2013

Bird groups protest proposed West Davis Highway” by Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner, October 5, 2013

Residents Fight UDOT on West Davis Freeway, Demand Other Options” by Curtis Haring, Utah Political Capitol, October 4, 2013

Army Corps softens tone on W. Davis freeway” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 26, 2013

Agencies pile on criticism against corridor plan” by Rebecca Palmer, Davis Clipper, September 25, 2013

Utah’s highway boss wants more transparency, collaboration; Culture shift: Wants more transparency, quality, collaboration with others”  by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 23, 2013

West Davis freeway receives more criticism” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 23, 2013

UDOT to consider changes to West Davis Corridor” by Ben Winslow, Fox 13 Utah News, September 23, 2013

Bishop to Interior: Butt out on Davis corridor” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, September 22, 2013

Army Corps of Engineers may block W. Davis freeway; Warning: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may block West Davis route over the wetlands”  By Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 20, 2013

UDOT purchases land for corridor” by Melinda Williams, Davis Clipper, September 20, 2013

Rep. Bishop blasts feds on West Davis freeway” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 19, 2013

Half of land purchased for corridor could go unused” Tom Busselberg, Davis Clipper, September 14, 2013

Farmington opposes West Davis Corridor freeway” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 13, 2013

Farmington officials vocally oppose corridor plans” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, September 13, 2013

Cities at odds over corridor plan” by Louise R. Shaw, Tom Busselberg and Rebecca Palmer, Davis Clipper, September 12, 2013

Davis commission amends corridor support letter after reaction” by Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner, September 11, 2013

Interior Department letter: ‘No-build’ option on W. Davis Corridor to protect wetlands” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, September 6, 2013

Dept. of Interior criticizes UDOT” by Melinda Williams, Davis Clipper, September 6, 2013

Interior Department to UDOT: Reconsider West Davis Corridor” by Max Roth, Fox 13 Utah News, September 5, 2013

West Davis Corridor Freeway“, KCPW Radio, September 5, 2013

Department Of The Interior Comments On West Davis Corridor” KUTV News, September 5, 2013

New voice emerges in criticism for West Davis highway route” by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News, September 5, 2013

Feds say new Utah highway would permanently harm wetlands; Could Interior’s concerns mean redo of Legacy Highway fight?” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, September 4, 2013

Farmington asks UDOT for new corridor plan” by Rebecca Palmer, Davis Clipper, September 4, 2013

UDOT gives public more time for West Davis Corridor comments” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, August 12, 2013

Over 500K birds fueling up at Great Salt Lake for migration to Argentina” by John Hollenhorst, KSL News, August 2, 2013

W. Davis Corridor comment period extended after flood of responses” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, July 23, 2013

Group seeks funds to fight corridor” by Melinda Williams, The Davis Clipper, July 18, 2013

My view: UCAIR should be in support of the Shared Solution and not the West Davis Corridor” by Carl Ingwell, For the Deseret News, July 12 2013

Poulson: Why a West Davis highway?”  Colby Poulson, Salt Lake Tribune, July 9, 2013

Study: Utah roads among best, but overspending among worst; Dings and plaudits: UDOT disagrees with claims that its costs have seen a 228 percent leap” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, July 2, 2013

Critics of West Davis freeway route say country club swayed UDOT; West Davis Corridor: Highway officials deny they gave Oakridge special treatment to avoid disrupting golf course” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, June 24, 2013

Davis County Chamber of Commerce shows support for corridor” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, June 13, 2013

Hundreds protest W. Davis highway proposal in Farmington” by Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner, June 12, 2013

West Davis Corridor hearing draws crowds and protest” by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News, June 11 2013

UDOT Holds Meetings On Controversial West Davis Corridor” KUTV News, June 11, 2013

West Davis Corridor protesters say it’s a ‘Highway to @#!*% ’ Some affected residents worry for environment; others say the proposed route is the best option”  by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, June 11, 2013

Protestors want to see West Davis Corridor plan abandoned” by Andrew Wittenberg, KSL News, June 11, 2013

Hundreds pack meeting to protest West Davis Corridor” by Ben Winslow, Fox 13 Utah News, June 11, 2013

Public Hearings Held Over Proposed West Davis Corridor” by Cristina Rendon, ABC 4 Utah, June 11, 2013

Birds, the moon and the West Davis highway” by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News, May 26 2013

Cities considering, taking action on West Davis Corridor impacts” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, May 25, 2013

West Davis Corridor project unveiled amid criticism”, By Jasen Lee, Deseret News, May 17 2013

Green activists, neighbors blast new West Davis freeway plan; State says route will have least impact on wetlands and homes; residents, environmentalists disagree”  by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, May 16 2013

Rethink Freeway; Opponents Have an Idea Worth a Look”  Salt Lake Tribune, May 10, 2013

Groups form coalition to push look at West Davis Corridor alternatives”  By Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, May 8, 2013

Residents protest possible construction of Davis County freeway” Fox 13 Utah News, May 7, 2013

Critics push for alternative to West Davis highway” by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News, May 7, 2013

Groups vow to fight proposed West Davis Corridor freeway.  Transportation; Groups stop short of threatening another Legacy Highway-style lawsuit, but say it’s too much, too soon” by Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune, May 7, 2013

UDOT to purchase property in advance of West Davis Corridor” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, April 30, 2013

Wharton: Do we need West Davis Highway?” by Tom Wharton, Salt Lake Tribune, March 20, 2013

Protesters worry corridor will hurt Farmington Bay, wildlife” by Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner, February 24, 2013

Kaysville chimes in on West Davis Corridor proposal” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, December 6, 2012

Farmington letter firm on West Davis Corridor interchange option” by Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner, November 24, 2012

UDOT tweaks Legacy North to save homes, farms” By Lee Davidson and Cathy McKitrick, September 9, 2011

UDOT releases West Davis Corridor road plan” by Wendy Leonard and Jasen Lee, Deseret News, September 8, 2011

Collected news stories on West Davis Corridor at Standard Examiner