Day: November 20, 2018

Plan ahead and slow down if you’re hitting the road this Thanksgiving

Plan ahead and slow down if you’re hitting the road this Thanksgiving

With the Thanksgiving holiday and the potential for winter weather moving through Idaho later this week, the Idaho Transportation Department wants to remind citizens to slow down and pay attention before heading out. ITD encourages everyone to check 511.idaho.gov before their journey. Whether by desktop or the free app, this tool offers …

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ITD offers holiday safe-driving tips

BOISE—Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, friends, and for many of us, travel. It’s also one of the deadliest times of year on our roadways because of drunk and impaired drivers. That’s why this Thanksgiving weekend, the Idaho Transportation Department’s (ITD) Office of Highway Safety is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …

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Traffic signal Tucson

Running late? New smart signals may make your morning

By Tom Herrmann / ADOT Communications A few minutes might not seem like much, unless you’re running late on a Monday morning and the boss is waiting to greet you. Then the last thing you want to see is a traffic signal ahead. But if you’re driving south of Oracle Road (State Route 77), headed toward …

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Modified Holiday Schedule for Select District Services

(Washington, DC) – The District of Columbia government offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018. Below is information regarding critical, on-going District operations for these days. The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) will suspend sanitation services on Thursday, November 22, and will resume services on …

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Airports across Idaho benefit from nearly $53M in federal and state grants

Federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants of about $39.5 million will help seven primary (commercial) airports across the state with needed improvements to their passenger and aviation facilities. In addition, AIP grants of almost $10 million will help 18 medium and small General Aviation airports across Idaho maintain and improve their aviation facilities. A local …

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Iowa Department of Transportation

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 20, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now accepting grant applications for the Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust program. In 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a complaint alleging Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act with the sale of motor vehicles between 2009 and 2016 equipped with “defeat …

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