new beginnings and old endings
dedicates WYE Stage 2
vision to provide a free-flowing, efficient
conduit for commuters and interstate traffic
in the heart of southwest Idaho has become reality.
Guests assembled near the confluence of Interstate
84 and I-184 Friday, June 11, to celebrate the
Stage 2 part of family legacy
the joint venture of Central Paving and Concrete
Placing was awarded the bid to construct Stage
2 of the WYE Interchange, it was a continuation
of family history for Terry McEntee and his
brother Pat. The McEntees father Larry
owned Asphalt Paving and Construction, which
had a significant role in constructing the original
WYE Interchange in the late 1960s.
the ground for new interchanges
Two groundbreaking ceremonies
in Idaho Falls last week required a lot of patience
and hard work soil seasoned by several
years of drought proved a stubborn adversary.
Breaking ground really was more sod-busting
that required determination and strong legs.
continues march to new financial system
Idaho Transportation Department kicked off the
initial phase of its Advantage Project (transition
to new Integrated Financial Management System)
in mid-April. The CGI-AMS consultants began arriving
at Headquarters on April 19. In addition, the
ITD project manager has begun working full time
on the transition effort.