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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

Public Outreach

Targhee Pass Environmental Assessment Update

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is initiating an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the risks, benefits, opportunities and costs associated with reconstruction of Targhee Pass (U.S. 20 between the 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).

Thank you for all who attended the public meeting in Island Park on December 15, 2016. If you were unable to attend the meeting, below are the meeting materials and comment form.

Input on this study is also being received through our study email address: targheepass@langdongroupinc.com and our study hotline (208-220-5937).

Comments specific to the scoping phase of the study should be submitted by January 30, 2017.

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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