Could we get another road home?
May 6, 2021
It was after moving to Green River that Mark Baker found himself traveling along Interstate 80 much more frequently.
Baker, the Republican legislator representing House District 60, said he sees what kind of threat driving on I-80 can be for people commuting between Sweetwater County’s two cities as a result of heavy traffic often using the route. Semi trucks, using the route as a direct means of shipping goods across the country, are a common sight on the interstate, as well as travelers and locals making their way to their destinations.
The heavy traffic load means an increased potent...