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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

Paving awards are big win for north Idaho projects and drivers

January 16, 2018
COEUR D'ALENE - Three north Idaho projects received recognition from the National Asphalt and Paving Association just before Christmas for...
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North Idaho officers to work across jurisdictions to combat impaired driving this holiday season

December 20, 2017
With help from ITD, more officers will be patrolling for DUIs in Kootenai County during the holiday season.
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Open house in Bonners Ferry Dec. 14 will explain upcoming changes to US-95

December 11, 2017
ITD invites the public to an open house on Thursday (Dec. 14) to learn about a project to improve safety on US-95 through Bonners Ferry.
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Public invited to hearing in CDA on Tuesday (Nov. 28) to discuss upcoming ID-41 changes

November 27, 2017
The public is invited to attend a meeting in CDA on Nov. 28 to give feedback about upcoming changes to ID-41.
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ITD to protect travelers during No Refusal Weekend

November 17, 2017
With help from ITD, Kootenai County law enforcement agencies are expanding measures to protect the traveling public this holiday season, beginning with the No Refusal Weekend.
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ID-3: St. Maries Bridge Replacements Schedule Adjusted

October 27, 2017
The timeline for the St. Maries bridge replacement has been adjusted due to unforeseen delays. The adjustment will not change the expected project completion date.
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St. Maries Detour Paving to Start Next Week

October 20, 2017
Crews may start paving the detour route as early as Tuesday, Oct. 24, during daylight hours. This work will take place on Riverside Avenue, Railroad Avenue, 10th Street and 1st Street, and is in preparation...
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Eagle’s Salmon rescue, response to POE car fire show ITD concern for public safety

September 14, 2017
A few recent incidents highlight the safety role of Idaho Transportation Department workers in their everyday jobs, serving the citizens...
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Transportation department to host public meeting June 21 on U.S. 95 improvements

June 15, 2017
COEUR D’ALENE – A public meeting will be held Wednesday (June 21) to share information on planned improvements to a...
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Construction List

2019 Highway Construction in North Idaho


I-90 Construction

For information go to:

Complete:

  • I-90, Bridge Repairs – Post Falls
  • I-90, Fourth of July Hazard Tree Removal
  • I-90 Resurfacing Project, Washington-Idaho state line to Northwest Blvd in Coeur d’Alene

US-95 Construction


State Highways | Idaho Routes

Complete:

  • ID-57: Priest River Slide Repair
  • ID-41: Blanchard to Oldtown Repaving
  • North Idaho Bridges: ID-60 Little Hangman Creek (near WA-ID state line)
  • ID-200B Strong Creek Bridge Project
  • ID-3, St. Maries River Railroad Bridge & St. Joe River Bridge Construction

Planning & Design

Projects in Planning or Design Phases


I-90 Projects

For project information go to:


US-95 Projects


State Highways | Idaho Routes


Corridor Plans

 

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.

TTY/TDD Users: Dial 711 or (800) 377-3529 to use Idaho Relay System

Completed Projects

North Idaho: Construction Completed in 2018

COMPLETE: I-90: Kingston Interchange

  • The bridge was demolished and rebuilt in two phases — the first phase began in mid-March, and the second-phase began in mid-June.
  • Concrete Placing Company replaced the bridge to meet current standards, including height requirements, for $7.6 million. The new bridge includes two lanes with wide shoulders.
  • Read more about this bridge project in the Replacement of Kingston Bridge news story – February 20, 2018.

COMPLETE: I-90 – Sign Upgrades

  • ITD contractors replaced signs at various interchanges with I-90 between Washington and Montana. This was the final year of the project.

COMPLETE: I-90 – Northwest Boulevard to Sherman Avenue

  • Interstate Concrete and Asphalt completed the multi-year reconstruction of the interstate between Northwest Boulevard and Sherman Avenue. In 2017, I-90 was reconstructed between Sherman Avenue and Ninth Street, and in 2018 the interstate was constructed between Sherman Avenue and Northwest Boulevard, and repaired the Centennial Bridge. Improvements cost $23.5 million.
  • I-90 in CDA news story – April 6, 2018

COMPLETE: US-95 – Round Prairie Creek

  • ITD contractors replaced the box culvert over Round Prairie Creek near Eastport.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Echo Drive to Songbird Road

  • Woods Crushing and Hauling resurfaced four miles of highway and replace guardrail for $1.3 million.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Elmira Road Turn Bay

  • Interstate Concrete and Asphalt Company constructed turn bays and installed lighting at the intersection of Elmira Road and US-95 for $605,000.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Dufort Road to Gun Club Road

  • ITD contractors resurfaced two miles of the highway near Sagle.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Mica Creek to Cougar Creek

  • ITD contractors resurfaced five miles of the highway.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Moctileme Creek to Plummer

  • ITD contractors repaved ten miles of the highway and replace guardrail.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Moctileme Creek Bridges

  • ITD contractors replaced the bridge over Moctileme Creek. The bridges were located within another project to realign the Windfall Pass Road intersection.

COMPLETE: US-95 – Windfall Pass Curve

  • ITD contractors realigned the intersection of Windfall Pass Road with the highway to improve safety; the curve was straightened out to prevent future crashes at this high-accident location.

COMPLETE: ID-3 – Cedar Creek

  • ITD contractors replaced the box culvert over Cedar Creek near Clarkia.

COMPLETE: ID-5 – Emergency Repairs

  • ITD contractors repaired the roadway near milepost 6 after a landslide caused damage in March 2017. The project included significant excavation for the placement of a shear key to stabilize the slope.
  • To learn more about the process to reduce impacts to resources near the landslide, read this Idaho 5 story.

COMPLETE: ID-53 – Hollister Hills Intersection

  • Knife River Corporation constructed turn bays and installed illumination at the intersection of ID-53 and Hollister Hills Road in Hauser for $394,000. Improvements were designed to enhance visibility and decrease crashes.
  • CDA River Bridge
    Coeur d’Alene River Bridge

COMPLETE: ID-97 – Coeur d’Alene River Bridge

  • Wesslen Construction repaired supporting structures and improved transitions from the road to the Coeur d’Alene River Bridge near Harrison for $880,000.

COMPLETE: To preserve pavement, ITD contractors applied sealcoats to several routes.

  • Intermountain Slurry Seal applied sealcoats in Bonner, Boundary and Kootenai counties for $3.2 million.
    • US-95: Samuels Road to Tamarack Street; near Fawn Lane to ID-1 junction (25 miles)
    • ID-3: MP 80 north of Canyon Creek Road to Coeur d’Alene River Bridge (31 miles)
    • ID-54: East of Goodhope Road traffic circle to Bayview Terminus (3.5 Miles)
    • ID-58: Washington State Line to junction with US-95 (3 miles)

  • COMPLETE: The Union Pacific Railroad installed $1.8 million in safety improvements, including gates and warning signs, at the following locations: the intersection of Spokane Street and the Upper Railroad Crossing in Post Falls, the crossing near Poleline Road in Post Falls and the crossing near Watkins Avenue in Athol.

To see a comprehensive list go to the Kootenai County construction projects map prepared by the Kootenai Metropolitan Planning Organization. For more information on these and other projects, contact the appropriate city departments.

Coeur d’Alene

  • COMPLETE: Government Way: Contractors reconstructed Government Way from Hanley Way to Prairie Avenue to include two travel lanes in each direction, a center turn lane, two buffered bike lanes and sidewalks.
  • COMPLETE: Seltice Way Revitalization: Work reconstructed the road with the final layer of asphalt between Riverstone Drive and Huetter Road. Landscaping, signing, additional lighting and striping were installed, and the shared-use path paved.
  • COMPLETE: Seltice Way Sidewalks: Contractors added a pedestrian path on the east side of Seltice Way between Riverstone Drive and Northwest Boulevard.

Hayden

  • COMPLETE: Honeysuckle Avenue and US-95: National Native American Construction Inc. reconstructed the sidewalk and build a new bus stop.

Post Falls

  • COMPLETE: Seltice Way Congestion: Contractors installed new signals and constructed additional lanes at Compton Street and Seltice Way, Seltice Way and Henry Street, and Spokane Street and Mullan Avenue to reduce congestion.

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:
208-332-7187
Email: ITDD3Permits@itd.idaho.govCounties: Ada, Elmore, Gem, Boise, Valley - Shona Tonkin, 208-334-8341

Counties: Canyon, Adams, Owyhee, Payette, Washington - Tyson McCoy, 208-338-8335
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: Troy.Despain@itd.idaho.govCounties: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Teton, Madison - Troy Despain, 208-745-5644
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

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 Sausser | 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.

TTY/TDD Users: Dial 711 or (800) 377-3529 to use Idaho Relay System