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GARVEE Program Unit filling positions
Organization of the transportation department’s
GARVEE Program Unit is nearly complete with the filling
of several key positions, according to Nestor Fernandez,
program administrator. Three ITD employees have been named
as a nucleus of the GARVEE (Grant Anticipation Revenue
office to assist with delivery of technology projects
A new structure for coordinating ITD’s technology-related
projects has emerged as the Information Technology Project
Management Office under the leadership of Don Bernaiche.
The evolution began when Bernaiche joined ITD as a manager
for a new technology project office to coordinate the
department’s broad range of technology projects.
Freeman, Palmer compete at western 'Roadeo'
Freeman, a veteran of district, state and regional competition
for plow and heavy equipment operators finished among
the top 10 in one of his specialty events at the annual
Western Snow and Ice Conference and Snow Roadeo. Representatives
from 16 western states, including cities, counties and
state transportation departments, assembled for the
competition Sept. 25-29 at Estes Park, Colo.
Career fair introduces youths to transportation
Facing a continuing loss of skilled
and experienced workers through retirements and
turnover, the transportation industry has recognized
the need to recruit and retain new employees. If
you ask ITD employees in District 5, planting the
seed of a transportation profession can’t
come early enough.
rail lights to warn Boise drivers
State-of-the-art lights at a railroad crossing on heavily
traveled Milwaukee Street in Boise will improve the
safety of motorists and increase railroad efficiency,
according to ITD and the Ada County Highway District.
The red lights, built into new individual railroad crossing
panels, are circular in design and are placed slightly
above ground on the north and south side of Idaho Northern
Pacific Railroad's track.
squash into art
with spray cans, precision carving instruments and a
lot of imagination turned ordinary pumpkins into unique
forms at Headquarters this week as a prelude to Halloween
on Tuesday night.The creations were judged and then
raffled off. Donna McRobert won the top-judged pumpkin
created by Leann Otis.
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