GARVEE Transportation Program
ITD and IHFA refinance part of state’s GARVEE debt, saving $12.7 million
Idaho’s roads and bridges got extra help in June when a portion of Idaho’s outstanding GARVEE debt was refinanced, saving the state $12.7 million over the next decade.
Striking a pose for well-being
Practicing yoga may improve body, mind and spirit, but it also is a great way to have fun and make new friends. Five regulars and welcome drop-ins meet Mondays and Wednesdays in a quiet second-story space, located near Business and Support Management behind the main Headquarters' building in Boise. There, under the scrutiny of teacher Dawn White, the group is guided through classic poses and forms of breath control ranging from easy to more challenging.
Striping Crew recognized for Border Days pre-event help
Working closely with the cities contained in each ITD district has been a hallmark of the department for decades, and the recent work of the District 2 Striping Crew in conjunction with the city of Grangeville is another prime example.
Unit takes on pair of new challenges: webinars and negotiated rulemaking
Less than a month into his new position in ITD’s Governmental Affairs unit, Ramon Sanchez staked out new customer-service territory for the department when he tackled the complex world of webinars and negotiated rulemaking June 24.
ITD employees Tucker, Horrocks thanked by ISP for service and honesty
ITD District 6 employees Fred Tucker and Lynn Horrocks were thanked by Idaho State Police Lieutenant Chris Weadick, of Idaho Falls, for their honesty and customer-service focus for retrieving a lost wallet and turned its contents — including $400 in cash.
Cadre of new emergency response tools available to ITD employees
A new tool that will help ITD employees become better prepared for emergencies that affect Idaho transportation has been added to the department’s Transporter/Intranet portal site.
ITD Vault: 38 Years Ago (July/August 1977): Act of Heroism
District Five (note: the office in northern Idaho was at that point referred to as D5 rather than D1) is very proud of one of our employees, Tim Turrell, who exhibited a heroic act by saving the lives of two individuals.
Idaho State Police
ISP plans "All Hands on Deck" operation for July 2 travel day, provides tips for a safe holiday weekend
The Fourth of July holiday weekend is one of the busiest times of the year on Idaho's roads and highways. Idaho State Police seek to keep you and your family as safe as possible while celebrating our nation's independence. Public awareness and enhanced patrols have been found to be an effective tool in improving driving safety and reducing crashes.
Idaho Transportation Department
Encore (06-26-15): ITD Director Brian Ness featured in AASHTO’s Two-Minute Roundup
In a “Two-Minute State DOT Update” produced by AASHTO, Director Ness discusses passage this year by the Idaho legislature of a package of revenue enhancements for transportation that includes a gas-tax increase. The increases are expected to generate $95 million annually.
Encore (-06-26-15): Maupin wins ITD statewide equipment roadeo
Trent Maupin, Sugar City maintenance, won the statewide equipment roadeo June 9 in Pocatello, qualifying to compete in the Western Regional Snowfighter’s Conference in Colorado this fall.
Encore (06-26-15): Grayson featured on recent ISU recruitment billboard
Brittany Grayson, the daughter of District 5 TSEA Pat Grayson, who works in the Engineering Group in Pocatello, is featured on Idaho State University's recent recruitment billboard, shown above. The billboard is located on Interstate 15 about a mile south of the district office.