Director Ness credits NTLI with shaping his leadership path
Two decades ago, ITD Director Brian Ness spent 13 days at the National Transportation Leadership Institute. He credits that experience with helping shape the leader he is today.
Hinen assists in saving lives in aviation search and rescue
On Aug. 17, the quick thinking and decisive action of Division of Aeronautics Search-and-Rescue Coordinator Jim Hinen in response to a near-fatal crash resulted in two lives being saved.
Winther and Maupin team for third-place tie
District 2's Ty Winther and D6's Trent Maupin recently teamed up to achieve a tie for third place in the 2018 APWA Western Snow & Ice Conference and National Snow Roadeo in Colorado.
ITD swag makes complex trip to Camas County Fair
A few weeks ago, on a blistering Wednesday afternoon, a call came in on the District 4 Communications Hotline. On the other end of the line was a Transportation Tech. who lives and works in Fairfield.
Travis McGrath's Highways memo - Oct. 2018
I hope you were able to enjoy the last bit of summer. For you hunters, I'm sure fall couldn't get here fast enough! Fall is an interesting transition time for ITD.
Port of Entry
Aid in fire suppression...and other random POE job duties
On Sept. 12, a truck carrying a new railroad tie and track layer entered the northbound Inkom POE on I-15. Shortly after the truck exited, Port Inspectors on both sides of the highway heard a loud explosion.
District 4 History
The Perrine by any other name...
The Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls is one of the iconic bridges in the entire U.S. However, until 2000, it was known simply as Bridge #17500. That travesty was corrected, as the bridge name was officially changed in law.