to conclude road meetings in District 5
Idaho Transportation Board will conclude its
2004 statewide tour by conducting its monthly
meeting Sept. 14-15 in Pocatello. The board
alternates meetings among each of the states
six districts and Headquarters in Boise every
spring and summer. As part of its regional
tour, the board will meet with officials from
the Utah Department of Transportation in Preston
to discuss improvements to the U.S. 89 and
U.S. 91 corridors.
campaign focus on increased seat belt
will be encouraged to Click It,
Dont Risk It! Sept. 13-26
as part of a campaign by the Idaho Transportation
Departments Office of Traffic and
Highway Safety (OTHS) to increase seat
belt use statewide. The campaign reminds
motorists about the importance of using
seat belts and making sure that friends
and family also buckle up.
with a positive reflection
to roll out red carpet for Moscow
into and out of Moscow from the south
just got a lot easier. And smoother.
And faster. The Idaho Transportation
Department recently finished rebuilding
U.S. 95 from the South Fork Palouse
River Bridge to Sweet Avenue, providing
four travel lanes, a center turn lane
and a new five-lane bridge at the
southern city limit. And thats
reason to celebrate.
tranquil sound of rushing water as it feeds
a peaceful pond... A sanctuary from summer heat...
A place to collect thoughts and release anxiety.
Such places are common in northern Idaho. Now,
thanks to the efforts of Pam Knapp, their number
has grown by one and ITD employees don't have
to travel far to enjoy the serenity.
workshop to focus on change
Wilcox said, Progress involves
risks. You cant steal second
and keep your foot on first.
And you cant have progress
without change. If nothing changes,
youll stay on first base.
Changes are constantly occurring
in the transportation arena, and
the focus of this years
Administrative Workshop is change,
with a theme of Riding the
Waves of Change.
5 to honor Adopt-A-Highway groups
do the Choo Choo Square Dancers and Dingle
Ward Young Men & Young Women have
in common? More than meets the eye. Both
Pocatello groups share a commitment to
keep Idaho beautiful and free of roadside
litter. And both will be honored next
week for their participation in the Idaho
Transportation Departments Adopt-a-Highway
receives two international AAMVA awards
recently earned two international awards
from the American Association of Motor Vehicle
Administrators (AAMVA). The Public Affairs
and Consumer Education (PACE) awards recognize
creativity, cost effectiveness and the ability
to reach customers through public affairs
and consumer education work.
for first responders planned in Lewiston
three-day hands-on emergency preparedness
conference Oct. 7-9 in Lewiston will provide
first responders in north central Idaho
the training to handle emergencies on roads
and highways. The Idaho State University
Institute of Emergency Management (IEM)
will provide the training at no cost to
qualified first responders. All sessions
will be at the Red Lion Hotel in Lewiston.
Nearly 1,000 expected for Logan-Jackson
A reason to celebrate
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