closes U.S. 95 near Lucille
steep rocky wall that overshadows U.S.
95 along the Salmon River near Lucille
shed some of its exterior late Saturday,
interrupting Idaho’s primary north-south
highway. Rocks cascaded down the moisture-saturated
hillside and over protective retaining
fences and jersey barriers, forcing
overnight closure of the highway.
to discuss STIP next week
employees to receive merits on
June 17 paychecks
were distributed this week to
ITD classified employees who qualify
for one-time, short-term merit
increases authorized by the Idaho
Transportation Board. Those temporary
merits will be evident in larger
paychecks next week, June 17.
AAMVA honors Davis for work on Spanish
Davis doesn’t speak, write,
or understand Spanish, but she recently
won a national customer service
award for her work on revising ITD’s
Spanish language Commercial Driver’s
License (CDL) manual. Davis, an
IT production specialist in Administrative
Services, received the 2004 Customer
Services Delivery Support Staff
Star Search Award from the American
Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
receives two of AAMVA's
17 international awards
two international Public
Affairs and Consumer
Education (PACE) awards
from the American Association
of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
The Idaho Transportation
Board will begin its three-day schedule
in District 6 with a workshop focusing
on the draft Statewide Transportation
Improvement Program (STIP) and FY07. The
Wednesday (June 15) budget/work session
will be at the Idaho Falls Public Library
because of scheduling conflicts.
Falls business honored for clean-up efforts
Few people know U.S.
20 near Idaho Falls as intimately as Jim Pletscher.
He walks two sections of the highway alone several
times a year picking up after others as part of
the Idaho Transportation Department’s Adopt-A-Highway
program. For his efforts, he will receive the
District 6 Adopt-A-Highway group of the year award
on behalf of Lyn's Linens next week during the
Transportation Board’s meeting in Idaho
transit option opens in Mountain Home
Mountain Home, best
known for its Air Force base and fighter jets
has a new, slower form of transportation. ITD’s
Division of Public Transportation joined Mountain
Home Air Force Base, the city of Mountain Home
and Treasure Valley Transit, Inc. to bring public
transportation to the southern Idaho region.
WYE project receives engineering award
been enjoying it for nearly a year; they’ve
even started taking it for granted on their
daily work commutes or cross-state journeys.
But the professional attention continues for
the WYE Interchange on Interstate 84 in Boise.
state income tax schedules announced
The Idaho Tax Commission
last week issued a new Idaho Income Tax withholding
booklet that helps wage-earners determine
the most appropriate amount of taxes to have
withheld from their paychecks. Employees will
notice the new tax rates on their June 17
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