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Operations Group

The Operations group carries out the day-to-day functions of the Utah Department of Transportation required to keep the transportation system operating smoothly and safely. The responsibilities include statewide aeronautics operations; equipment purchase, repair, and management; management of motor carrier operations; oversight of the safety for rail transit systems and all public highway-rail grade crossings; traffic management and information systems and improving highway safety and traffic control.

Troy L. Peterson, P.E.
Director of Operations
Email:  tlpeterson@utah.gov
Office: (801) 965-4895
Cell: (801) 910-2062

Christine Newman
Assistant to Director
Email: cwnewman@utah.gov
Office: (801) 965-4033
Cell: (801) 967-3322

Mailing Address
Utah Department of Transportation
Attention: Operations Division
P.O. Box 143200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3200