ITD unveils memorial to honor fallen workers (INCLUDES BOOK OF NAMES)
An important part of the department’s emphasis on employees includes remembering our past, and paying tribute to those who paved the way for our current workforce to thrive.
Department expands outreach with first-ever podcast
Utilizing a new and more modern communication tool to expand outreach to the driving public prior to major commute impacts on I-84, ITD recently launched its first podcast.
Anderson's pressure-release device eases plow removal
Once plows are installed on our trucks, removing the plow when the truck needs to be repaired or serviced requires releasing the pressure from the hydraulic line, which can be dangerous. Terry Anderson, from Coeur d'Alene Maintenance, solved that problem.
D2 Powell crew delivers lost dog to owners
The Powell crew has demonstrated excellent customer service in the last month. You might remember a story about efforts to transport a lone traveler’s purse 90 miles up the Lochsa. That's tough to beat—unless it involves a dog.
I-86/I-15 interchange planning earns Excellence award
The interchange at the I-86/I-15 junction, slated to be replaced in 2022, has won an Excellence award for its Value Planning process. The study saved $20M and a year off the design time.
ITD Job Openings UPDATED
The current list of job openings may help inform employees of the career choices available to them. It also may assist in external recruitment when looking for the best candidates.
D1’s new Sheep Creek shed builds capacity and helps D2 test brine
Positioned just north of the Benewah and Latah county lines, the new Sheep Creek facility builds capacity for District 1 and allows experimentation with roadway applications in District 2.
Alternatives merged in design for Post Falls interchange
The result of a robust value-engineering process in the last several months, the future design of the I-90 and ID-41 interchange has now been selected.
From the Vault: 1979 Transportation Topics
Forty years Ago, wide lapels, brown suede, shag carpet, big glasses, guys with perms, and cars with wood-panel siding were all the rage. Some transportation things were happening, too.