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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

First widening project begins on SH-53 near Hauser

August 17, 2022
Two lanes will remain open through construction, but starting Monday, Aug. 22, speed limits will be reduced.
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Construction begins Sunday night on US-95 near Sagle

August 11, 2022
For approximately two weeks, crews will work at night to repave US-95 from Pit Road in Sagle to the Long Bridge.
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Limited services available at the I-90 Huetter Rest Area until further notice

August 2, 2022
Commercial vehicles may stop at the Port of Entry and travelers with watercraft like kayaks and boats must stop for inspection by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. No services are available at the westbound rest area.
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Construction begins next week on the I-90/SH-41 interchange

July 25, 2022
Two lanes in each direction will be open on I-90 during the day, but the speed limit will be reduced.
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Garwood Bridge over US-95 to open to traffic by end of July

July 22, 2022
Construction of the new Garwood Bridge is nearing completion, with a tentative date for the bridge to open to traffic next Friday, July 29.
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Girl Scouts improve bluebird habitat near McArthur Lake project

July 15, 2022
Last month Girl Scout Troop 1806 partnered with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) to install homemade birdhouses near the US-95 McArthur Lake project south of Naples.
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Paving on I-90 near mountain passes to kick off this month

July 7, 2022
Drivers should plan for extra time for commuting and check 511.idaho.gov for traffic conditions and restrictions on up to seven planned work zones east of CDA this summer.  
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Idaho Transportation Department now taking comments for all upcoming projects

July 1, 2022
Comments will be taken from July 1-31 and can be e-mailed to ITDcommunication@itd.idaho.gov or mailed.
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Work on SH-200 near Trestle Creek starts in July

June 29, 2022
The project is expected to take six weeks to complete.
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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 HoursEmailCounties & Contact Information
North Idaho - District 1
600 West Prairie Avenue
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific TimeEmail: 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 TimeEmail: 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 3:00 p.m.
Payment Phone Line:
208-334-8300, Ext. 2
Email: ITDD3Permits@itd.idaho.govCounties: Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Washington, Valley
Shona Tonkin, 208-334-8341

Josh Nopens, 208-332-7190
South-Central Idaho - District 4
216 South Date Street
Shoshone, ID 83352
8:00 a.m to 5:00 pm 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 pm 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 pm 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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