tour, meeting in northern Idaho
Idaho Transportation Board will begin its road meeting
in Coeur d’Alene this week with a breakfast
discussion involving members of the Kootenai Metropolitan
Planning Organization (KMPO). The planning organization
will provide an overview of the CityLink program Wednesday.
ITD, BLM wage roadside war on
Cheatgrass is a common sight for travelers along just
about any highway throughout the West, and Idaho is
no exception. The aggressive oat-like grass, or brome,
challenges Idaho Transportation Department road maintenance
crews each year to check its relentless spread along
the state’s roadways.
bridge collapse prompts numerous media calls to ITD
Last week’s rush-hour collapse of the Interstate
35W bridge in Minneapolis, Minn., shook state transportation
departments across the nation. From California to
Main, state DOTs were asked the same question –
“Are our bridges safe?”
to leave ITD
Susan Simmons announced this week that she
will step down as Administrator of the Division
of Administration for ITD.
conditions increase fire activity in Idaho
Fire activity report from the National Interagency
Fire Center, as of Friday, Aug. 10...
closes book on initial round of efficiency measures
transportation department has completed efficiency
measures initiated during the leadership of former
director Dwight Bower and continues to identify
and refine efficiencies that will improve the delivery
of transportation services, Director Pam Lowe said.
to participate in Sept. 8 career fair
The Idaho Transportation Department is stepping
up efforts to attract qualified, motivated professions
to fill the positions it has available. In an effort
to attract applicants, representatives of ITD’s
Human Resource Services will join other public departments
and agencies at the sixth annual Law Enforcement
Career Fair and Public Safety Day Sept. 8 in Boise.