The Utah Traffic Laboratory (UTL) is a University of Utah Advanced Transportation Systems facility that is part of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

The research emphasis of UTL is Adaptive Traffic Signal Control Systems. We are interested in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Traffic Operations Research, and Innovative Transportation Solutions. We focus on application oriented research. UTL uses the latest technology to solve problems, validate and evaluate transportation systems and recommend solutions for technological applications.

Salt Lake City enjoys unprecedented economic growth and faces many transportation challenges. We are involved in tackling a variety of problems such as traffic congestion, deterioration of traffic control systems and highway reconstruction.