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District 5

District 5 – Southeast Idaho

Overview

Southeast Idaho

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District 5 covers almost 9,500 square miles in southeastern Idaho and maintains 1,900 lane miles (lanes of road, on- and off-ramps, etc.) and 315 bridges.

District 5 encompasses seven counties, spanning rich farm land and geology from scenic mountains to serene rivers and secluded valleys.

District headquarters is in Pocatello located in Bannock County, where Todd Hubbard is district (head) engineer. John Bulger, of Pocatello, has been representing District 5 on the Idaho Transportation Board since February 2023.


District 5 Contact Information
District 5 Phone: 208-239-3300
District 5 Fax: 208-239-3367
Address: 5151 S. 5th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83204-2202
John Bulger
John Bulger
Board Member
406-370-4095
Todd Hubbard
Todd Hubbard
District Engineer
Email Todd

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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Winter weather forces road closures across the state

January 12, 2024
Road conditions are updated 24/7 at 511.idaho.gov. Drivers are reminded to know before they go and visit the website or check the 511 app before traveling.  
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Construction at System Interchange halfway complete

January 5, 2024
The historic rebuild of the System Interchange in Pocatello is nearing the halfway point, and motorists will continue to see...
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Nighttime detours start for System Interchange

December 15, 2023
Beginning Saturday evening drivers should expect various nighttime detours through next week at the System Interchange in Pocatello as crew...
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New I-86 bridge opens at Chubbuck

November 21, 2023
A new three-lane Interstate 86 bridge at Chubbuck is now open as construction crews head into Thanksgiving week. The new...
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New bridge to open at Chubbuck exit

November 6, 2023
POCATELLO – Tomorrow afternoon the Idaho Transportation Department will open the new bridge on westbound Interstate 86 near Exit 61...
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Detour planned for Monday at Fort Hall (Exit 80)

November 1, 2023
FORT HALL – The northbound off-ramp at the Fort Hall Interchange (Exit 80) is scheduled to close Monday at noon...
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Online open house available now for plans to repave I-15 in Blackfoot

November 1, 2023
BLACKFOOT - The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is hosting an online open house starting today, Nov. 1, through Nov. 14...
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East 1500 North Bridge over I-15 closed until further notice

October 30, 2023
The East 1500 North Bridge over Interstate 15 near Shelley will be closed until further notice. A vehicle travelling northbound...
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Construction

Highway Construction in Southeast 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



Planning & Design

Projects in Planning or Design Phases

For more information on ITD project plans & map locations go to: itdprojects.idaho.gov


Interstate Routes

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

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 5 Office
Address: 5151 S. 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83204-2202


District 5 Phone: 208-239-3300

District 5 Fax: 208-239-3367


Media Contact: Justin.Smith | 208-234-3614

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