Hailey/Stanley crew recognized by Forest Service for winter efforts
A couple of U.S. Forest Service staffers commented they didn’t know the state would keep the road to Stanley open throughout the winter. Granted, they were new to the mountain region and the level of snow fall was surprising to them.
D2 Striping Crew tackles challenge of striping all of D1 and D2 (and some of D3) this year
This year, for the first time ever, the District 2 striping crew will take on the challenge of completing the striping throughout District 1 as well as their own district. In addition, D2 striped a number of miles of roads in District 3, which they have done for many years.
Rotary Adopt-a-Highway group cleans stretch of Idaho 21
Boise’s Centennial Rotary Club has been volunteering regularly as part of its commitment to the Idaho Transportation Department’s Adopt- a-Highway Program since 2008. On April 30, about 14 members of their service club spent their Sunday morning cleaning debris and litter along Idaho 21 near Robie Creek.
Office of Communication
ITD Communication, products earn multiple Idaho Press Club Awards
The Idaho Press Club held the “Best of 2016” awards banquet May 6 in Boise, where members of the Office of Communication received numerous awards, including a rare three-peat.
Idaho Transportation Board
I-15 work, Oneida’s repeat, potential heavy truck routes highlight next week’s Board meeting in Pocatello A
A tour of projects in the Interstate 15 corridor, recognition of Oneida County for zero fatalities, and approval of 129,000-lb. truck routes and airport funds will highlight the upcoming Idaho Transportation Board meeting in Pocatello May 17-18.
DMV unveils new, faster system to calculate legal weights
A new tool is increasing the speed and accuracy of calculating legal weights for trucks on Idaho’s highways and improving customer service.
ITD Governance Conference April 27 provides template for future
ITD’s Governance Board, a group that formed six months ago to prioritize work based on business needs and requirements, met April 27 in Boise. The outcome was a template to guide their future course.