Don't let your guard down
Regardless of the activity, have your guard up and be attentive to your surroundings. This is a story of an employee’s spouse showing why it is so important to be prepared, pay attention, and be ready to act.
ITD uses media to remind drivers to be careful in work zones
Every spring, with road-construction season approaching, ITD reminds motorists to drive carefully through work zones -- for their own safety and the safety of construction workers. During National Work Zone Awareness Week, the department held media events at different locations throughout the state to help spread the safety message.
Celebrate the wins
Most of us spend as much time at work, or thinking and preparing for it, as we do at home or in any other pursuit. We routinely celebrate the little victories at home, and that doesn’t need to change at work.
In early 2018, ITD engineers reached out to the public to discuss a major undertaking for US-12: two bridge replacements and 50 miles of paving. This revival of the Lochsa corridor featured significant work and miles of orange barrels for the first time since 2000.
Pre-wet modification saves thousands
Pre-wetting solid salt with liquid salt brine before dropping it onto the road helps the application stick and be more effective. It’s one way ITD optimizes snowfighting efforts.
“That word ‘donor’ represents hope"
If you could save a life, wouldn’t you? Idahoans’ answer to that question is a resounding ‘YES!’ There are now more than a million people in Idaho registered as organ donors, making the Gem State one of the top seven states in the nation in terms of percentage of the overall population.
ITD employees have an avenue to share their appreciation for the assistance and guidance that is an essential component of job satisfaction. These are the MVP cards submitted by employees in the past week:
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.
Idaho Transportation Board
April board meeting will focus on youthful drivers, public transportation funding, and US-12 tour
The Idaho Transportation Board meeting in Lewiston next week will feature a visit to the Highway Safety Summit, a review of public transportation projects providing funding for local providers, and a tour of the US-12 corridor.
Stanton Crossing Safety
About two miles west of the Timmerman junction, the Stanton Crossing project reconstructed and widened the 62-year-old bridge, reconstructed the adjacent roadway, and improved highway access for the Stanton Crossing campground.