All hands on deck as D2 crews address flooding
Mid-April brought significant rains to the Kamiah area, prompting multiple closures on US-12, ID-13 and ID-162, as well as emergency actions by the Red Cross, the Nez Perce Tribe and Idaho and Lewis counties.
Crews in D3 go overtime to reopen Highway 55 after slide
Idaho Highway 55, closed between Banks and Smiths Ferry by a mudslide since early April 16, reopened a day later in the afternoon following a massive cleanup effort by crews from all over D3, who converged on the road.
Division of Motor Vehicles
Governor Little joins campaign to promote Star Card
Idaho Governor Brad Little has joined the campaign encouraging Idahoans renewing their driver’s licenses to choose the Star Card.
Jersey Barrier mover saves time and reduces risk
The maintenance crew in Caldwell is continually realigning jersey barriers hit by cars. The crew machined a hydraulic attachment for a plow truck that is much safer and faster than the old method.
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.
D2’s Amundson aids military veteran Novak in cross-country cause
Just weeks into his journey to raise awareness for veterans who may struggle with suicidal thoughts, recently retired Army veteran Jimmy Novak crossed into the state of Idaho. District 2's Allen Amundsen wanted to help.
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:
Blast from the Past
Here are a few of the "Oldies but Goodies" from the last century. Using these today would definitely test your patience!
D4 proposes discing roadway shoulders to save on materials
A proposed innovation from District 4 will help reduce the amount of shoulder material purchased by ITD. By utilizing a shoulder disc, the department's maintenance workers are able to retrieve material that is pushed to the side or lost over time.