South Valley Connector competing to be “I Build America” finalist
Pocatello’s South Valley Connector project is one of the 20 projects nationwide competing to be a finalist in the “I Build America” Construction Impact awards. The public is voting for their favorites at the website below. The top eight vote-getters through midnight April 24 secure a spot in the next round of voting.
Jacobsen, already the record-holder at 57 years of state service, shoots for 60…and beyond
Where were you in 1959? Some of us were still a gleam in a parent's eyes, some were young kids or teenagers, and very few had any sort of meaningful job. But Terry Jacobsen was already on the clock with ITD. Fifty-seven years later, he's still on the clock, working toward a Diamond anniversary. That's right — he's going for 60.
Awards ceremony April 28 will honor Headquarters’ employees
Making the Idaho Transportation Department a leading agency in Idaho and the U.S. requires the talent and commitment of many people. Their hard work has contributed immensely to ITD’s success in providing safety, mobility and economic opportunity to the citizens of Idaho. Service awards are one way that ITD employees are recognized for dedicated efforts.
Rapid Innovation Event
Apply now for ITD 2016 Leadership Summit
Idaho Transportation Department’s Senior Leadership Team says it is excited to announce the department is now taking applications for ITD's 2016 Leadership Summit. The 2016 Summit will be a “Rapid Innovation Event” and is the next step in ITD’s journey to becoming the best by continually developing employees and innovating business practices.
Art reflective of Wood River Valley to adorn new Big Wood River Bridge
Many modern transportation bridge features are standard and unremarkable. The new Big Wood River Bridge, along Idaho 75 south of Ketchum, will not be one of them.
It's spring — roadways statewide available for adoption as roadside litter cleanup time arrives
While each political election cycle and scores of new businesses inundate us daily with new slogans, a familiar phrase perfectly describes this time of year on Idaho highways – “Idaho Is Too Great To Litter.” The 1990 campaign is still active and appealing to volunteer groups throughout Idaho. And more volunteers are needed.
Transportation Alterntives Program
ITD looking for alternative transportation project applications through June 1
Ensuring mobility throughout the state frequently involves more than just a passenger vehicle and a highway — it also involves bicycle and pedestrian mobility — so the Idaho Transportation Department, through the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), is looking for applicants to help grow these options over the next three years. Applications are due by June 1.
Work Zone Safety
Encore (04-08-16): ITD reminds motorists to drive safely in work zones
Safer driving means safer work zones. Not just safer for construction workers, but also safer for motorists. April 11-15 is national Work Zone Awareness Week, but awareness extends beyond the week.
Encore (04-08-16): Broadway Interchange and Gowen Ralroad Bridges project earns ACEC of Idaho Excellence award
The recently completed project to replace the traditional Broadway Interchange with a SPUI structure and replace the railroad bridges leading to Gowen Road, earned a first-place award from the ACEC of Idaho in Engineering Excellence, Transportation.
Encore (04-08-16): Pocatello’s South Valley Connector named APWA Rocky Mountain Project of the Year
The long-awaited South Valley Connector project in Pocatello was named the 2016 Project of the Year March 21 by the Rocky Mountain chapter of the American Public Works Association.