Safety Stand Down Refresh
ITD safety took on a new look recently, as ITD shifted from the traditional orange safety vests to a new, high-visibility yellow. For those unable to attend the Safety Stand Down, we have a video of the event.
ITD wins Environment and Planning honors from AASHTO
A bridge-replacement project near Sun Valley and the consolidation of 17 bridge projects in a single contract to reduce time and save millions in taxpayer funds won President’s Transportation Awards Sept. 23.
The Maintenance Man
The Maintenance Man is from the Transporter in 1958. There were several gems 60 years ago - but this one was definitely eye-catching. Since 2/3rds of our workforce work in the Highways Division, it might really resonate.
The Crowded Commute
It is the question on drivers’ minds as they continue to navigate through orange barrels and divided lanes on I-90 in CDA: when will there be more than two lanes? The short answer: not in the immediate future.
District 4 Innovation
Tool bucket expedites common maintenance tasks
Innovation does not have to be a brand-new, never-before-seen product or service. It can simply be using an existing product or method to improve your job. Such is the case with this idea out of District 4.
Sign of the Times
A warning sign is located just north of Soda Springs on the east side of Idaho Highway 34. It's funny, but also a good reminder that the highway can be inherently unsafe, due primarily to driver (mis)behavior.
Better manage a precious resource: Your Time
At ITD, each of us is running – usually at maximum capacity. It helps to have tools to better manage our workload. The "Time Management with Outlook" class was created with this in mind.
Times change, signal not so much
In 1998, a new video-vehicle detection system was installed at the entrance to ITD Headquarters on State Street is part of new technology research. Twenty years later, much has changed, but the light remains.