McGrath joins ITD as new Chief Operations Officer
Director Brian Ness announced Travis McGrath as ITD’s new Chief Operations Officer following a thorough national search during the last several months. He is expected to start in late March.
North Idaho drivers seeing blue as ITD crews use new road salt
As winter weather continues in the region, drivers in north Idaho are now seeing blue as ITD maintenance crews begin using a new blue salt product. The new salt may represent the next stage in the department's efforts to improve road-clearing efforts and resulting public safety.
Idaho Transportation Board
I-15 interchange funding, Gagner’s re-election and local small-town funding highlight board’s February meeting
A request for public-private partnership interchange funds in southeastern Idaho, the re-election of the board’s vice chairman, and a report on local funding for small towns highlighted the Feb. 22 Idaho Transportation Board meeting in Boise.
Contracting Services is latest group with interest in Communication Planning
You can probably guess by the title what ITD’s Contracting Services Section does on a day-to-day basis. Yet, they do much more than that. Conveying the scope of the work they do, and sharing their story within these walls and beyond, can benefit greatly from communication planning.
ITD Research Program
Research leads to new possibilities for Accelerated Bridge Construction in Idaho
ITD continues to find more effective processes, reduce construction timeframes, improve performance and minimize impacts to the traveling public through Accelerated Bridge Construction methods. Grouted couplers may be the latest example, thanks to work recently completed by Idaho State University under a contract initiated by the ITD Research Program.
Future of Transportation
Idaho joins autonomous vehicle discussion
It’s 2017 and the promise of flying cars and tube-based commutes remains in the realm of science fiction – but future tech is still changing the landscape of transportation with developments in self-driving cars. Almost every major car manufacturer is developing their own version of a car that needs no driver.