ITD District 1 thanked for help in Idaho State Police's high-speed chase
Earlier this week, Idaho State Police made the news for its high-speed chase on US-95 to capture a suspect driving a stolen vehicle. ITD was a partner in the capture.
Leadership Summit - Team Clean
Team Clean looks to significantly reduce maintenance costs for snowplows
The winter season at ITD means longer hours for operators, more pressure from the public, and a never-ending effort to keep snow-removal equipment on the road.
Leadership Summit - D2 5S
District 2 shapes up some of its sheds
ITD volunteers came together this August to transform the Moscow and Kooskia sheds using the 5S process. To our crews, it means better organization, increased efficiency, and boosted morale.
Leadership Summit - Doublewide Dozen
Improving consultant-evaluation process to benefit future consultant selection
A returning 2017 team at the recent Leadership Summit tackled the issue of leveraging consultant evaluations to ensure better selection on future projects. This protects a significant ongoing taxpayer investment in Idaho's state highways, bridges, and interstates.
McGourty leaves ITD-PT helm for nation's capital, marriage
Kim McGourty, manager of ITD's Public Transportation unit since September 2017, will leave the department Dec. 17, get married a few days later, and head to Washington, D.C. with another familiar face from years gone by.
Idaho Transportation Board
Board's November meeting features historical markers, pavement research, and RRXing safety
Updates on the Historical Marker Sign program, pavement and materials research, railroad crossing safety, and off-road vehicles highlighted the board’s November meeting.
Can't hold a candle(stick) to D5's Montpelier shed
District 5 recently came up with an improvement to the current practice of hauling and setting up traffic-control candles. Their solution is easier to haul and set up, and easier to take down once the project is done.
Leadership Summit - Forms Management
Summit empowers ITD staff to manage electronic forms, improving efficiency
The team was puzzling over how to solve a bottleneck in the management of electronic forms. The challenge: How to update and edit forms when she was the only staff member who had access to them.
Eroding bank on ID-200 prompts proactive maintenance led by a D1 maintenance worker
Idaho Highway 200 winds east of Sandpoint along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, providing drivers scenic views as they access recreational opportunities in nearby national forests.