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District 1

District 1 – North Idaho

Overview

North Idaho

d1_i90bridgeDistrict 1 covers just more than 7,750 square miles of northern Idaho and maintains 1472 lane miles (lanes of road, on- and off-ramps, etc.) and 279 bridges.

Included in the five-county District 1 region is some of the most beautiful country in the Pacific Northwest, as the area is known for its recreational opportunities and for being a major commercial route to both entry ports into Canada. District 1 currently oversees more than 3.5 million vehicle miles traveled daily.

District headquarters is in Coeur d’Alene located in Kootenai County, with Damon L. Allen as district engineer. Jim Thompson, of Sandpoint, represents District 1 on the Idaho Transportation Board.


District 1 Contact Information
District 1 Phone: 208-772-1200
District 1 Fax: 208-772-1203
DMV Locations & Contact Information
Address: 600 West Prairie Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815-8764
Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson
Board Member
208-597-4335
damon-allen
Damon L. Allen
District Engineer
Email Damon

News

Construction continues in Kellogg to replace two I-90 overpasses

February 3, 2023
Construction is anticipated to start Monday, February 6, at which time traffic on I-90 will be restricted to one lane in each direction at all times through October.  
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Load restrictions to start again this Friday, be in place indefinitely

February 1, 2023
On two-lane highways like SH-53, commuters will need to plan extra time to get to their destinations and expect to be slowed down by commercial vehicles respecting the restrictions.
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I-90 no longer closed in Post Falls

December 29, 2022
Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes and to check 511.idaho.gov for updates.
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Diesel leaking from dozer at the bottom of Lake Coeur d’Alene

December 27, 2022
ITD is again working with DEQ to pursue a specialized contractor to implement a quick and minimally invasive solution to capture and contain the leak.
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US-12 east of Kooskia now open under reduced avalanche risk

December 26, 2022
Drivers should use 511.idaho.gov to stay updated on road conditions.
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Eight snowplows hit this season; ITD calls on drivers to be more cautious

December 20, 2022
So far this season across Idaho, drivers have caused eight crashes with snowplows. As more winter weather moves across the...
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The Dos and Don’ts of driving near snow plows

November 29, 2022
Talking about sharing the road with plows is really more of a discussion on what you shouldn’t do.
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Public invited to open houses to comment on preliminary I-90 corridor designs

October 24, 2022
The open house will be held in Post Falls on Nov. 1 and in CDA on Nov. 2.
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SH-3 north of St. Maries reopened with wider, safer shoulders

October 21, 2022
Construction widened the highway 11 feet to the east, making room for 11-foot travel lanes and 3-foot shoulders. Guardrail was also added along the east side.
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Projects

Highway Construction in North-Central Idaho

For ITD construction projects & map locations go to: itdprojects.org

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For current construction & traffic conditions go to: 511.idaho.gov


For more information about projects in planning or design phases go to: itdprojects.org


Learn more about transportation in Idaho by listening to the: Drive Idaho Podcast


Services | Contacts

For application forms go to ITD Form Finder and then search for “EncroachmentUtility Permits Video

  • Approach Permit application – i.e. driveway, road access, etc. (Right of Way Encroachment Application and Permit Approaches or Public Streets) – Search for form # “2109” or “Encroachment” at ITD Form Finder
  • For the Utility Permit application – (Right of Way Encroachment Application and Permit for Utilities) – Search for form # “2110” or “Encroachment” at ITD Form Finder
  • Other Encroachments application – i.e. signs, banners, etc. (Right of Way Encroachment Application and Permit for Other Encroachments) – Search for form # “2111” or “Encroachment” at ITD Form Finder
  • Milepoint Logs go to the iPlan – Mapping Resource for Idaho highway route information
  • iPlan – Mapping Resource
  • Access Management Informational Brochure

Encroachment Application Office Locations & Contacts

Regional LocationOffice HoursContact Information Email Counties
North Idaho - District 1
600 West Prairie Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pacific Time
Email: Stacy.Simkins@itd.idaho.govCounties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone - Stacy Simkins, 208-772-1297
North-Central Idaho - District 2
2600 Frontage Rd
Lewiston, ID 83501
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pacific Time
Email: Shane.Niemela@itd.idaho.govCounties: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce - Shane Niemela, 208-799-4239
Southwest Idaho - District 3
8150 Chinden Boulevard
Boise, ID 83714
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Payments are not accepted after 3 p.m.
Payment Phone Line:
208-334-8300, Ext. 2
Email: ITDD3Permits@itd.idaho.gov

Approach & Commercial Permits
Josh Nopens, 208-332-7190

Utility, Special Event & Other Encroachment Permits
Shona Tonkin, 208-334-8341
Counties: Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Washington, Valley
South-Central Idaho - District 4
216 South Date Street
Shoshone, ID 83352
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: Deb.Pierson@itd.idaho.govCounties: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls - Deb Pierson, 208-886-7839
Southeast Idaho - District 5
5151 S. 5th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83204-2202
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: D5EncroachmentPermits@itd.idaho.govCounties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, Power - Phone: 208-239-3300
East Idaho - District 6
206 North Yellowstone
Rigby, ID 83442
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: Anthony.Black@itd.idaho.govCounties: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Teton, Madison - Tony Black, 208-745-5625
Idaho Transportation Department Headquarters - Boise, IDUtility Permits
Email: Barbara.Waite@itd.idaho.gov

Sign Permits
Email: Justin.Pond@itd.idaho.gov
Barbara Waite, 208-334-8522


Justin Pond, 208-334-8832

Roadway Sign Request Contacts

For all Idaho Route Maps go to the ITRPS website at:

Then click “Helpful Links” in the top left corner of the banner to access maps & attachments for the following:

  • Idaho Maps for Approved Routes Up to 129,000 lbs. (129K)
  • 129K State Route Maps (by District/Region)
  • County Maps for Special Permit & Requirements
  • Vertical Clearance Maps | Pilot/Escort Requirements
  • Route Capacity Maps
  • Route Capacity Maps (by Color)

Idaho Transportation Department, District 1 Office
Address: 600 West Prairie Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815-8764


District 1 Phone Number: 208-772-1200

District 1 Fax: 208-772-1203

District 1 DMV Contact Information with direction


Media Contact: Megan Jahns | Phone: 208-772-1295

Accessibility | Title VI | Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is committed to compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related regulations and directives. ITD assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any ITD service, program, or activity. The department also assures that every effort will be made to prevent discrimination through the impacts of its programs, policies, and activities on minority and low-income populations. In addition, the department will take reasonable steps to provide meaningful access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency.

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