Office of Highway Safety
Idaho enters "100 Deadliest Days" of driving
The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, marking the unofficial start of summer. The holiday weekend brings backyard cookouts and camping trips – and marks the beginning of the deadliest time on Idaho’s roads.
Public Transportation team excels in absence of leader
The four employees in the Public Transportation Office not only kept the ship afloat, they increased momentum during a six-month absence at the helm. Pallister, McGourty, Miller and Risch didn’t just maintain — they excelled.
Employees - Safety Innovation
Pallister’s safety railing for skid truck safeguards department employees
Trek Pallister, in ITD’s Operations, created a railing to enhance the safety of employees filling the 1,000-gallon water tank (daily during friction testing) or performing maintenance.
McCurdy, Serrano win District 6 equipment roadeo
Stacey McCurdy, Arco maintenance, won the District 6 Equipment Roadeo in the Sugar City maintenance yard May 17. Camilo Serrano, Dubois maintenance, won first place in the foreman/engineer/transportation technician-engineering category.
Division of Aeronautics
ACE Academy June 12-15 will include teacher's STEM "Living Lab"
For the last quarter century, Idaho's Division of Aeronautics has presented an Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy for Idaho high school students early each summer. This year, they are taking it a step further.
District 2 - Innovation
Innovation Steward Profile: D2's Roy Hill & Doral Hoff
ITD leadership noticed that great ideas generated in the field weren't getting submitted into the innovation funnel. Innovation stewards were added in each district to facilitate the submission of ideas.
Work on I-84 bridges in Elmore and Gooding will continue through summer
Drivers along I-84 should watch for maintenance work and resurfacing on 15 bridges at 13 locations between Glenns Ferry and Wendell. The work will impact traffic throughout the summer.