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12/29/2011

Contact:
Reed Hollinshead
Public Information Specialist
(208) 334-8881

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Numerous pavement resurfacing, repair jobs slated for southwest Idaho highways next summer

BOISE - Nearly 110 miles covering numerous southwest Idaho roads will be resurfaced or repaired next summer, the Idaho Transportation Department announced. The work extends the life of the existing road and provides a smoother ride for motorists.

Resurfacing is planned for these highways:

•    Idaho 16, 11.5 miles, from Idaho 44 Jct. to Substation Road, Gem County
•    Idaho 21, 7.7 miles, from Mores Creek Summit to milepost 60, Boise County
milepost 60 is near Beaver Creek Summit
•    Idaho 21, 12.7 miles, from milepost 60 to Clear Creek Bridge, Boise County
•    Idaho 51, 9 miles, from Sheep Creek Road to Tindall Road, Owyhee County
•    Idaho 51, 4.8 miles, from Tindall Road to Grasmere, Owyhee County
•    Idaho 55, 1.7 miles, from Snake River Bridge to Pride Lane, Canyon County
•    Idaho 55, 10.4 miles, from milepost 80.636 to Boise National Forest Boundary
milepost 80.636 is just north of the Banks to Lowman junction
•    Idaho 55, 2 miles, from Payette River Bridge South to North, downtown Cascade, Valley County
•    U.S. 95, 14.8 miles, from Parma North City Limits to Jct. I-84
•    U.S. 95, 8.2 miles, from Wilder South City Limits to Parma South City Limits, Canyon County
•    U.S. 95, 5.5 miles, from Smokey Boulder Road to Hazard Creek, Adams County
•    Interstate 84, 16 miles, from Mountain Home to Hammett, Elmore County
•    Interstate 184 (the Connector), 4 miles, from Flying Wye to Main Street, Boise

The Idaho Transportation Department is responsible for all highways on the State Highway System – interstates, state highways and U.S. routes. All other roads are under the jurisdiction of the local, city or county entity.

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