3/22/2019

Employees
D3's Tim Streagle traded the sounds of nightclubs for the rhythm of the highway
Tim Streagle grew up in coastal Virginia playing and listening to the sweet sounds of the trombone. So it was no surprise that he spent his youth playing in dance clubs and performing in cover bands. Coming to Idaho to work on a highway crew - that was unexpected.

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District 2
Powell IDFG explosion highlights agency partnerships in rural Idaho
An explosion at an Idaho Fish and Game residence at Powell on March 16 rocked the remote location at Lolo Pass on US-12. ITD's crew heard the thunderous boom around 5:15 p.m. and began to investigate.

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Office of Highway Safety
ITD videos promote statewide work zone safety
Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 8-12. To commemorate the event this year, ITD will launch a statewide campaign promoting safety in our work zones.

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Employees
Blast from the Past: Transporter Top 10
Nearly a third of the workforce at ITD is new within the last several years. Because of that, it is instructive to occasionally revisit a few of the more engaging department issues of the recent past.

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Career Development
ITD Job Openings
The current list of job openings may help inform employees of the career choices available to them. It also may assist in external recruitment when looking for the best candidates.

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District 3
New higher-visibility stripe on exit-sign post in Boise significantly reduces vehicle strikes
When the sign at Exit 53 in Boise was getting hit too frequently, the Headquarters Sign Shop located at D3 went to work on a solution that has a Times 7 application — it can be used statewide.

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Department History
Cross-country trip 100 years ago showed need for interstate
Although President Eisenhower officially passed the bill creating the interstate system in 1956, a trip from the Nation's Capitol to San Francisco 100 years ago really set the stage.

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Roadside History
Time Warp
Remember the old Burma Shave highway signs? The brushless shaving cream started in 1925, and the first signs were introduced in 1927. Around 1935, the first safety themed signs appeared.

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