Kudos to ITD employees for effort in 2016-17 winter, spring
The 2016/2017 winter and spring across Idaho will likely be remembered for its intensity on all fronts-from snow to floods to the damage left in its wake. In this edition of ITD in Motion, Jennifer Gonzalez talked to our crews on the front line about their experiences battling every challenge Mother Nature has thrown our way.
I-84 Canyon County work moving ahead; Board reviewing other potential project areas in state
The Idaho Transportation Board has approved funding to repair and add lanes on Interstate 84 between Franklin Boulevard and Karcher Road in Nampa in order to reduce congestion and improve safety in the region. In a unanimous decision, the board approved $150 million in GARVEE bonds.
Employee leaders give six-month update on 2016 Leadership Summit initiatives
Up-and-coming leaders throughout ITD are showing the results of their effort to improve ITD processes and culture. In 2016, 150 ITD employees from across the state and up and down the org chart came together to tackle specific issues facing the department and develop leadership skills during the Rapid Innovation Event.
District 5 wheel-bearing idea increases mileage, saves $44k
Sometimes in addressing one problem, a different one gets solved as well. It’s a great bonus. Recently, one of those unique situations occurred in District 5.
D6 Innovation Steward: Josh Sprague
A few years ago, ITD leadership noticed that great ideas generated out in the field weren't getting submitted into the innovation funnel. The main culprit was not an unwillingness, but rather just not knowing how. To address this, profiles of these stewards will be published in these pages in the coming weeks. We continue now with D6 Innovation Steward Josh Sprague.
Change coming May 1 for mail pickup and delivery at Headquarters
ITD employees in the Headquarters Building and East Annex will see a new schedule for mail pick up and delivery times starting May 1. The new mail routes will be performed by 10-year department veteran Kathleen Hall.