Romrell follows in older brother’s footsteps at D5's Montpelier shed
Byron Romrell was serving as Foreman at the Montpelier maintenance shed at the time of his passing in 2001. His younger brother, DeLoy, hired on in 2003, is keeping the family tradition alive at ITD.
Vault: ITD names Hailey maintenance shed's road after Les Bartholomew
In 1974, longtime D4 Maintenance Foreman Les Bartholomew was run down by a drunk driver. Ten years ago, ITD took the opportunity to honor his memory, permanently.
Arancivia's CDL primer could help supplement pool of snowplow drivers
ITD recruits for culture first, not necessarily technical achievement. The latest example of this is within the maintenance workers classification.
ITD District 5 Uses "Direct Messaging" to stem tide of traffic fatalities
In late summer, ITD took a very direct approach to put the brakes on a rash of traffic crashes near Malad close to the Utah state line.
Leadership Summit - D5 5S
D5 looks to spread the 5S experience statewide
District 5 was one of the first adopters of the 5S process at ITD. The Blackfoot maintenance shed was one of the original 5S participants in that first Leadership Summit in 2016.
Social media helps the public #catchKenny
Our first full-fledged social-media campaign, called #catchKenny, was designed to showcase the department’s newest under-bridge inspection truck, nicknamed Kenny.
ITD joins community holiday parades in D2, D4
'Tis the season of snowplows wrapped in Christmas lights, ITD swag, and department involvement in holiday events in communities big and small across the state.
Leadership Summit - Python/EBUG
Pythons, Pandas and EBUGs: Summit team tackles data-analysis improvements
The Python/Ebug team at this fall's Leadership Summit featured a diverse group of data nerds bent on world domination. OK, maybe not world domination, but they certainly were aiming to expand their dominion.