Milepost marker innovation allows precise reinstallation
A simple solution by District 4's Larry Anderson would alleviate the problem maintenance workers face when a milepost marker gets knocked down or run over, then carried down the road 100 feet or more from its original location.
Damaged sign bridge in Bonners Ferry replaced
Several employees in North Idaho put in extra hours last Thursday (June 28) after a wide load traveling on US-95 struck one leg of an overhead sign bridge, shearing the bolts that secured the 13,000-pound structure to the Kootenai River Bridge.
ITD From the Vault
Motorcycle safety PSA wins national award
Reprinted from the Aug. 19, 2007 Transporter:
ITD and its Office of Highway Operations and Safety received a national award last week for production of a public service announcement that emphasizes motorcycle safety.
ITD Social Media
#catchKenny promoting ITD’s mission
Earlier this month, the Office of Communication launched a social-media campaign called #catchKenny to showcase the efforts of the bridge department working to ensure the safety of the public. ITD has a new ally in the effort: Kenny.
Tiger Team proposes safety solution for equipment operators
Improving safety for operators was a key goal of a tiger team formed last year after frontline employees expressed a desire for more training with heavy equipment.
Clawson's capital counsel continues
It’s been several months since District 2 Materials Engineer Chad Clawson journeyed from Genesee to the capital to begin a year-long AASHTO fellowship in transportation management.
ID cards for released inmates to by issued by Dept. of Corrections
Identification cards, a needed credential for prison inmates being released into society, will soon be issued by the Idaho Department of Correction. Without proper identification, these former inmates cannot open bank accounts, cash a check, or fly commercially.
Pathfinder conference shares best practices in travel alerts for motorists
Our mission at ITD is to provide mobility while enhancing safety on the roads, so ITD Emergency Management coordinator Neal Murphy attended the Pathfinder conference in Salt Lake City last week to learn more about that.
Kids calendar, website redesign win NAGC awards
The kids calendar from ITD’s Office of Highway Safety won an Award of Excellence from the National Association of Government Communicators June 20, while the department’s website redesign won a first place award from the same group.