Thanks to new system at Inkom POE, trucks bypassing port are saving both hours and dollars
The weigh-in-motion (WIM) system installed in February at the Inkom Port of Entry on Interstate 15 in southeast Idaho is already saving significant time and money.
Department receives hundreds of comments on draft ITIP
The public comment period on the annual draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program concluded at the end of July, with 439 comments submitted. This was well above the 301 submitted last year.
Minzghor’s close call prompts chainsaw-safety warning
D6 District Engineer Jason Minzghor was involved in an incident with his chainsaw during Fourth of July wood cutting. Here are his warnings:
D3 works on curve flattening in New Meadows
Rock excavation and scaling work have recently been completed along U.S. 95 north of New Meadows as part of a project to improve safety and sight visibility on the highway. The curve-flattening project began in early July and will be complete this fall.
ITD using LIDAR to map Idaho highways
It’s a new technology, at least for ITD. The acronym means “Light Detection and Ranging,” and consultants are mapping Idaho highways with the invention.
ITD sponsors training for Heavy Equipment Operators
Heavy-equipment operators – those who run excavators, graders, and bulldozers - are going the way of welder, pipe fitters, carpenters and other trades jobs; the demand for work is high but there are too few people skilled enough to do it.