Public transportation, impaired driving and research activities led November board agenda
The transportation board heard reports on District 3 public transportation activities and the creation of an impaired driving task force, and received an update on ITD’s research program at its monthly meeting Nov. 13 in Boise.
Deep Thoughts: Zarate, Gordon ponder bridge over Clearwater River
How would ITD save a critical bridge over the Clearwater River in Lewiston while also enhancing fish habitat? Over the course of 29 days early this fall, that's the question ITD Engineer-in-Training Janet Zarate needed to answer.
Bathrick named new Public Transportation manager
Mark Bathrick was recently selected to lead ITD’s Public Transportation Section within Contracting Services. He took over leadership of the section Nov. 10. The newly formed section is responsible for many activities previously managed by the former Division of Transportation Performance (DTP).
Your email is getting better protection from spam
The filter that protects your email from spam is changing. While all department email will eventually migrate to the cloud where the Microsoft On-line Exchange spam filter offers protection from unwanted communications, ITD will temporarily move its email protection to a new spam filter used at the Department of Administration.
Inaugural Aeronautics Pilot Safety Seminar draws 150
Some 150 people participated in the Idaho Division of Aeronautics’ inaugural safety summit, featuring presentations from safety experts from across the country.
Encore (11-14-14): Lakey joins Asset Management team Nov. 3
Another asset has joined the burgeoning Transportation Systems unit, as Caleb Lakey moves into the Asset Management (formerly Pavement Management) engineer spot vacated by Karen Merrick. Lakey began his new role Nov. 3.
Encore (11-14-14): Motorists and moose don't mix
One winter night in 2010, a young man died when his car struck a moose on U.S. 20 near Thornton. The tragedy graphically underscored the dangers of wildlife, especially big animals, on state highways.
Encore (11-14-14): Third annual technology buyers guide presentations set for Nov. 25
Back by popular demand, Mark Borkowski will present the annual holiday Technology Buyers Guide in the Headquarters' Auditorium Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. and again from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Encore (11-14-14): Sen. Keough recognizes U.S. 95 construction
It is nice when good work is recognized — and even more gratifying when that recognition comes from a member of the state’s legislative body.