On behalf of the Idaho Transportation Board and ITD's
Executive Management team, may you have a wonderful Thanksgiving
and a safe trip if your holiday plans include travel.
Remember to consult the 511 Traveler Services Web site
or telephone number before leaving town.
a story of hope
Sen. Mike Crapo
Although verifiable facts about our
first Thanksgiving are few, they have proven fertile
ground for myths, stories and traditions that have
taken root over the past 386 years. Greater insight
into our Thanksgiving tradition and our uniquely
American spirit can be derived by examining events
that occurred in Plymouth, Massachusetts, from the
time a disparate group of entrepreneurs and religious
dissenters landed that bleak December, to their
famed celebration with a local Native American tribe
a year later.
18-year history of efficiencies presented to board
completed an extensive review of the way it delivers products
and services and will continue to look for innovative
ways to make operations even more efficient in the future.
Idaho Transportation Board members reviewed a preliminary
report on efficiencies that cover ITD operations from
1994 to 2012.
NCPERS open enrollment ends on November 30th
is once again time for our annual NCPERS open enrollment
where all benefited ITD employees have the opportunity
to purchase optional term life insurance at group rates.
The Voluntary Group Life Plan is underwritten by the Prudential
Insurance Company of America and is administered by American
Administrative Group, Inc.
family meetings for healthy interaction
is so rushed sometimes; it feels like we are passing family
members like ships in the night. However, it is important
to stay connected to those you love even if it takes a
formal family meeting to accomplish family time. Here
are some tips for conducting a family meeting that may
keep you from missing the boat when it comes to finding
time to get together and discuss important issues in everyone’s
New era of Practical Design brings many benefits;
District 2 receives first two design exceptions
projects scheduled to begin next year will do more than
realign a highway and extend the width of travel lanes.
They literally will help pave the way for a more streamlined
approach to project design that bases decisions on the
context in which the projects will fit.
strives for safe travel for holidays
together to keep more families safe this Thanksgiving
holiday, law enforcement agencies statewide and the Idaho
Transportation Department will join in an enhanced seat
belt and impaired driving education and enforcement campaign
beginning Monday (Nov. 12). The goal of the combined effort
is to reduce deaths and serious injuries on Idaho highways
caused by impaired drivers and unbelted motor vehicle
construction season winds down
this point in the year, everyone in construction is crossing
their fingers that the snow doesn’t start to fly
and the temperatures stay warm, but it will be a battle
to the end. While several small projects have dotted the
highways of District 4 this summer, it is the major reconstructions
that have received the most attention
for Life generates revenue, new hope
I can list dozens of retired
D-4 co-workers who have died from cancer. I can list
numerous who are currently working with us that are
fighting or have fought the cancer battle. A group of
about 10 folks have decided that they can do something
to help. The way to beat cancer is through research.