Springtime in Idaho offers different set of road maintenance challenges
As Idaho prepares to emerge from a historic winter that brought the most snow many areas had seen in decades, a new set of challenges face our road maintenance crews.
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ITD urges drivers to avoid driving impaired during St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s most popular times to celebrate and party. But unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking alcohol, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. In fact, 30 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes across the nation during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday period in 2015.
D5 delivers on design for I-84 repairs advanced to this summer
ITD's District 5 and District 3 offices recently collaborated to design repairs on an Interstate 84 project that was fast tracked to this summer due to historically harsh winter weather in the Treasure Valley. The initiative brings about a public benefit more quickly – the original repair project had been slated for Fiscal Year 18 or 19.
Site lets public comment on South Jerome Interchange rebuild
The Interstate 84 South Jerome interchange overpass bridge, built in 1966, will be replaced in several years. In preparation, ITD has launched an interactive website to gather public comment during the redesign.
From the ITD Vault (March 1997): Aeronautic's Adopt-An-Airport program prime example of public/private partnership at work
Partnerships joining private citizens or groups with Idaho's public agencies are becoming increasingly popular, and are proving to be a highly efficient and effective means of accomplishing needed improvements. More importantly, as with the Idaho Transportation Department's Division of Aeronautics Adopt-An-Airport program, these unions produce something of benefit to both parties, and often to all Idahoans.