Improvements to U.S. 95's north corridor awarded $5.1 million USDOT grant
The United States Department of Transportation awarded $5.1 million for the upcoming U.S. 95 north corridor access improvements. The FASTLANE grant, which must still be approved by Congress, represents a significant portion of the estimated $8.5 million that the improvements are estimated to cost.
Innovation - District 3
Joint RWIS site serves department and Air Force
The contest began as a way to thank Mountain Home Air Force Base for providing power to the new Roadway Weather Information System site located in Grasmere by letting them name the structure.
D1 maintenance crews recognized for “routine” work that impresses
ITD’s maintenance crews across the state perform extraordinary feats every day, but it usually goes unnoticed. A mid-June effort in northern Idaho did not.
D5 steps up to advance needed projects during funding window
Taking advantage of a surplus when lower-than-expected asphalt prices created significant savings in the department's construction program, the District 5 office and a former member now in District 6 collaborated to advance a trio of interstate pavement-preservation projects.
Idaho communities share secrets of successful biking, walking effort
When you want people to share their good ideas on improving your community's transportation system, offer free beer and food to get the conversation flowing.
Summer driving season Is In full swing: Do you know what to do if your vehicle breaks down?
With the temperatures rising along with the number of vehicles on the road, Idaho State Police want you to know what to do if your car breaks down on one of Idaho's highways or interstates.
Encore (07-08-16): Longer hours and unrestricted travel highlight Idaho 14 landslide clean up near Elk City
Taking advantage of earlier sunlight hours to expedite clean-up efforts in the aftermath of a massive landslide west of Elk City on Idaho 14, the Idaho Transportation Department on Monday (July 11) will move up work hours to start at 5 a.m. on the project. The slide clean up is on pace for completion in late August.
Encore (07-08-16): Idaho’s Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle program transforms state’s infrastructure
After a decade of investment in Idaho’s roads and bridges, the state’s Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) program has wrapped up — and it has transformed the state’s infrastructure in a way we haven’t seen since the interstate system was built through Idaho in the 1960s.