Carbon County News Briefs
UDOT study finds insufficient volume to warrant traffic light at 100 North in Price
The Utah Department of Transportation recently completed a traffic study and motor vehicle count at the intersection of 100 West and 100 North in Price.
Acting on the city's request, UDOT conducted the survey to determine whether the vehicle volume at the intersection warranted the installation of a traffic control signal at the intersection.
The results of the study indicated the intersection does not meet the required traffic volume and vehicles per day to justify installing a traffic control light at the site, noted the city.
Carbon County residents may obtain copies of the survey results by contacting Price city or UDOT and referencing traffic study number 4-251-06
College of Eastern Utah schedules return of bread, soup nights on campus in Price
The College of Eastern Utah is sponsoring its eighth annual bread and soup nights on Nov. 5, 12 and 19 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The charity events will take place at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center with proceeds from the dinner going to the Carbon County Food Bank.
For the three consecutive Mondays leading up to Thanksgiving, three soups and different breads are available to patrons of the events.
"It gets the community involved with the college and get to know one another," said CEU student and SUN center president Heather Gray. "And it helps to feed the hungry in our area.
Bennett sworn in as representative on U.S. Air Force Academy board of visitors
Sen. Bob Bennett was officially sworn in as a member of the Air Force board of visitors on Oct. 17 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The board of visitors is made up of 15 members. The president appoints six members, with at least two being graduates of the USAFA. The remainder of the positions are filled by the senate and the house of representatives.
The board meets at least four times yearly to make recommendations to the president and other members of the armed services committee concerning the Air Force.
"It is an honor to serve," said Bennett. "I look to the opportunity to ahead, to continue the reputation of one of our country's finest military academies."