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District 6

District 6

Overview

East Idaho

d6_openroadDistrict 6 covers 18,588 square miles of the state and maintains 2,302 lane miles (lanes of road, on- and off-ramps, etc.) and 358 bridges.

District 6 is the third largest by population, with 207,000 residents or 13 percent of the state. Terrain includes plains, valleys and mountains, with highlands boasting eight of the 12 highest mountain passes in Idaho.

District headquarters is at 206 North Yellowstone Highway south of Rigby in Jefferson County, where Jason Minzghor is district (head) engineer. Former Idaho legislator Lee Gagner, of Idaho Falls, represents District 6 and is Vice Chairman on the Idaho Transportation Board. Learn more about District 6.


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Contacts
District 6 Phone: (208) 745-7781
District 6 Fax: (208) 745-8735
Office of Communication Contact:
Bruce King

Lee Gagner
Board Member
(208) 529-8888

Jason Minzghor
District Engineer
Email Jason

Projects

Public Outreach

Targhee Pass Environmental Assessment Update

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is initiating an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate risks, benefits, opportunities and costs associated with reconstruction of Targhee Pass (U.S. 20 between its junction with Idaho 87 and the Montana state line). The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is the lead agency on this study and will be signing the final study document. This study will be completed in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Public Meeting Notice
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017
Island Park EMS Building, 4124 County Circle Road, Island Park, ID

Join ITD and the study team between 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. to learn more about the EA, potential alternatives, and the concurrent effort to further improve highway safety and reduce Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions throughout the U.S. 20 corridor.

Visit www.IslandParkUS20.com for study information, updates, and to provide comments on the study.

You can also contact the study team at:
Targhee Pass Study Team (c/o The Langdon Group)
677 South Woodruff Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
208-220-5937
targheepass@langdongroupinc.com

Targhee Pass is a portion of the U.S. 20 corridor that has been evaluated as part of a larger safety corridor planning effort for U.S. 20 from Chester to the Montana State Line. ITD has put together a great data resource that contains a vast amount of information and data on this study: http://iplan.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=78faebef829344f9bffe3fba2475353b

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