Moving Uintah County Forward

The Uintah Transportation Special Service District (UTSSD) develops transportation solutions for Uintah County. We plan, facilitate, and build transportation projects through partnerships with the State of Utah, local governments and the private sector. From roadways to bike trails, bridges to airport facilities, we strive to create safe and environmentally-sensitive transportation facilities that promote prosperity in our growing region.

  • US Highway 40

  • State Route 45

  • US Highway 40 at State Route 88 Junction

  • McCoy Flats

  • Hay Canyon

  • Soldier Creek Dam Road

  • Seep Ridge Road

Vernal Regional Airport

UTSSD, in partnership with the County, will advance expansion of the Vernal County airport—already the largest airport in the Northeastern Utah area—to enhance economic activity in the Uintah Basin.

News & Notices

  • The Uintah Transportation Special Service District (UTSSD) is pleased to launch its new brand and website, providing the district timely information about regional transportation activities.
  • The Vernal Regional Airport’s main runway is being currently relocated and reconstructed just west of its current location, and a new parallel taxiway is being constructed to better facilitate air traffic at the airport. A significant portion of the airport’s second runway will also be reconstructed as part of this project. A new terminal building also began construction in fall of 2015. More >