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District 2

District 2 | North-Central Idaho

Overview

North-Central Idaho

d2_us95hazcrkpinehrst267x200District 2 covers just over 13,000 square miles of north-central Idaho and maintains 1,500 lane miles (lanes of road, on- and off-ramps, etc.) and 180 bridges.District 2 encompasses five counties, with diverse geology highlighted by the pristine Clearwater River, one of the most scenic rivers in the United States. It has robust populations of fish and wildlife, and is rich in history. The Middle Fork of the Clearwater River was one of the first rivers designated under the U.S. Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

District headquarters is in Lewiston located in Nez Perce County, where Doral Hoff is district (head) engineer. Gary Osborn, of Troy, represents District 2 on the Idaho Transportation Board.
 


District 2 Contact Information
District 2 Phone: 208-799-5090
District 2 Fax: 208-799-4301
2600 Frontage Rd, Lewiston, ID
Mail: P.O. Box 837, Lewiston, ID 83501
Gary Osborn
Gary Osborn
Board Member
509-336-3958
Doral Hoff
Doral Hoff
District Engineer
Email Doral

News

Nine ITD snowplows hit so far this winter season

January 18, 2024
Winter weather has brought snowy driving conditions to much of Idaho. Unfortunately, the rise in snowy road conditions has also...
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Expect construction to US-95 bridge near Potlatch

December 18, 2023
Tomorrow crews will work on the bridge on U.S. Highway 95 over the Washington Idaho Railroad near Potlatch.
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US-95 Aht’Wy Interchange shifts into new traffic pattern on November 16

November 8, 2023
Fall construction is progressing at the Aht’Wy Interchange  on U.S. Highway 95 near the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge RV Park, and motorists should expect a new traffic pattern starting Thursday, November 16.
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Public invited to provide input on plans to replace US-95 and US-12 bridges over Clearwater River

November 1, 2023
A public meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 8, for the community to learn more, ask questions, and provide input for studies underway to replace two aging bridges east of Lewiston.
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Lane closures on the US-12 Clearwater Memorial Bridge

September 15, 2023
Construction on the Clearwater Memorial Bridge will begin on Monday, September 18, and will close two lanes, leaving just one lane open in each direction.
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Reminder: Open house for US-12 Clearwater Memorial Bridge will be held September 12

September 5, 2023
As a reminder, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will host an open house for the community to learn more about the U.S. Highway 12 Clearwater Memorial Bridge improvements on Tuesday, September 12 from 2- 7 p.m. PST at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel.
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Plaza access changes on US-95 Aht’Wy Interchange begin September 14

September 5, 2023
Beginning September 14, motorists should expect a new traffic pattern affecting access to the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge at the Aht’Wy Interchange project on U.S. Highway 95.
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Open house for US-12 Clearwater Memorial Bridge rescheduled

August 2, 2023
A new date for the U.S. Highway 12 Memorial Bridge Open House has been selected. The informal meeting will now be held on Tuesday, September 12th from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. PST at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel.
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Delays anticipated on U.S. Highway 12 Dike Bypass for railroad track removal

July 18, 2023
Motorists should anticipate delays on U.S. Highway 12 Dike Bypass beginning Monday, July 24 as contractors are scheduled to remove railroad tracks by the levee that cross US-12.
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Projects

Highway Construction in North-Central Idaho

For more information about projects in construction or planning phases go to: itdprojects.idaho.gov


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

Project Bid Information

US-95, Milepost 188 Slide Repair Details for Bid Information


West Fork Potlatch River Bridge Details for Bid Information


Old Potlatch Mill Rd to Princeton Flats Project Details for Bid Information


Culdesac Canyon Passing Lane, Phase 2 Project Details for Bid Information


18th St. to Clearwater Rv Bridge Project Details for Bid Information

Right-of-Way Permits

*NEW* Check it out: Right-of-Way Online Permit Tool

The Right-of-Way (ROW) permit tool is both a guide and an application for completing different types of ROW permits.

  • This tool helps you identify the appropriate type of permit.
    • Then the tool steps you through the specific process.
  • Within the tool are the digital forms to fill out online which expedites the application process.
    • Direct links to traditional ITD PDF forms are in the tool as another option.
  • The tool also includes Online Payment Portals for each ITD District Office.
    • The Payment Portals are always open 24/7.
  • Encroachment information & permitting resources are together in this new online tool location.

Right-of-Way Permit Tool
 
Remember, you will need to:

  • Include all requested plans and details with your completed application form.
  • Prepayment is required.
    • Include your payment portal receipt with your application.
  • Once the completed packet is submitted, allow 30 business days for processing
  • After the application is approved, contact ITD Maintenance Foreman at least five days prior to installation for start date approval.

Resources: Encroachment, Utility & Other Permits

This table contains resources for processing requests involving Idaho highway right of way. For additional details, see the “District Submittal” contacts below.

Permits Quick LinksResources
Idaho Parcels
Milepoint Logs
iPlan – Mapping tool for Idaho highway route information
IDAPA 39.03.42 - Governing Rules
Access Management Information
DIG-Line | 811 - Contacts & rules for safe digging
ITD Manuals & Guidance - Complete list

District Submittal Locations, Details & Contacts

Regional LocationsOffice HoursEmail Contact & District Right-of-Way ResourcesCounties & Specific Contacts
North Idaho | District 1
600 W. Prairie Ave
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pacific Time
Email: D1permits@itd.idaho.gov
• District 1 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 1 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 1 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone
Phone: 208-772-1297
North-Central Idaho | District 2
2600 Frontage Rd | P.O. Box 837
Lewiston, ID 83501
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pacific Time
Email: Shane.Niemela@itd.idaho.gov
• District 2 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 2 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 2 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce
Shane Niemela, 208-799-4239
Southwest Idaho | District 3
8150 Chinden Blvd
Boise, ID 83714
8 a.m. to 5 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
• District 3 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 3 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 3 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Washington, Valley
• Approach & Commercial Permits:
Josh Nopens, 208-332-7190
• Utility, Special Event & Other Encroachment Permits:
Shona Tonkin, 208-334-8341
South-Central Idaho | District 4
216 S. Date St
Shoshone, ID 83352
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: MaryEllen.Russell@itd.idaho.gov
• District 4 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 4 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 4 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls
Mary Ellen Russell, 208-886-7839
Southeast Idaho | District 5
5151 S. 5th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83205
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: D5EncroachmentPermits@itd.idaho.gov
• District 5 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 5 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 5 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, Power
Phone: 208-239-3300
East Idaho | District 6
206 N. Yellowstone Ave
Rigby, ID 83442
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain TimeEmail: JR.Grotjohn@itd.idaho.gov
• District 6 | ROW Permit Quick Reference
• District 6 | ROW Permit FAQs
• District 6 | Traffic Impact Study FAQs
Counties: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Teton, Madison
JR Grotjohn, 208-745-5625

Roadway Sign Request Contacts

Truck Routes

DMV Ports of Entry, Freight Maps & Trip Permits

For all Motor Carrier Trucking Route Maps in Idaho 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)

Contacts

Idaho Transportation Department, District 2 Office
Mail Address: P.O. Box 837, Lewiston, ID 83501
Location: 2600 Frontage Rd, Lewiston, ID 83501


District 2 Phone: 208-799-5090

District 2 Fax: 208-799-4301


Media Contact: Mark Pfeifer | Phone: 208-799-4405

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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