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Bulldozing Through COVID | Idaho Transportation Department

Even during these challenging and uncertain times, the world of construction just keeps on pushing forward. While construction continues to ramp up, the number of qualified people in the industry is dwindling — but not for long. Through partnerships between the Idaho Transportation Department, Baker Technical Institute, Idaho Rural Water Association, and the Federal Highway …

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BLM crews conduct a prescribed burn along ID-51

Report shows significant reduction in human-caused fires along I-84 even as traffic increases

As historic catastrophic wildfires ravage the coastal states, a new report from the Bureau of Land Management is showing positive results of a fuel reduction program along Interstate 84 in southwest Idaho, a partnership between BLM and the Idaho Transportation Department. ITD crews mow alongside U.S. 20 in Elmore County The fuel …

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Blasting and road closures begin on ID-55 Smiths Ferry project

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) starts the blasting portion of the Idaho Highway 55 Smiths Ferry project Monday, September 21. Drivers can anticipate the fall road closure schedule of Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to begin Monday. If motorists need to travel during this time frame, they are encouraged to plan around …

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Nez Perce Tribe awarded $19.1 million BUILD grant to support construction of Aht’Wy interchange

On September 16, 2020, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) was awarded a $19,134,710 grant by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program to support the rebuild of the Aht’Wy Interchange (Project).  The Project is located on US 95/12, approximately 6 miles east of …

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Graphic of new traffic patter from Locust Grove to Eagle Road

Additional lanes on ChindenWest Corridor complete from Idaho 16 to Linder Road, work to the east progresses

The Idaho Transportation Department has opened four lanes of Chinden Boulevard from Idaho Highway 16 to Linder Road to traffic, marking a major milestone in the ChindenWest Corridor project. The widening of this section of Chinden Boulevard from two lanes to four began this spring. It will ensure the safety and mobility of the traveling …

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Westbound I-84 on-ramp closure expected next week at Exit 168 in Jerome County

Work is expected to begin next Monday (Sept. 21) on the Interstate 84 westbound on-ramp for Exit 168. This is part of the interstate rehabilitation project that has been underway since May of this year to provide a safer and smoother ride for motorists. The Exit 168 westbound on-ramp will be closed while crews work …

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