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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

Daytime detour for I-15/I-86 System Interchange expected in the next week

August 16, 2023
POCATELLO – Drivers on I-15 northbound heading west on I-86 toward Chubbuck will be detoured several days in the next...
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Night Closures Planned for I-15 Northbound Lanes at Fort Hall Exit 80

August 15, 2023
POCATELLO – To facilitate construction of the new bridge at Fort Hall Exit 80 on I-15, night closures of the...
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I-15 resurfacing work to begin Monday north of Rose

August 4, 2023
POCATELLO - Beginning Monday August 7, the Idaho Transportation Department will be resurfacing Interstate 15 from the Rose Interchange 7...
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ITD to begin night work on several Idaho Falls area roads from July 25 – August 18

July 19, 2023
IDAHO FALLS- The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will begin micro-surfacing on several Idaho Falls area roads beginning Tuesday, July 25....
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Idaho Transportation Department seeks feedback on draft seven-year transportation plan

June 30, 2023
POCATELLO — The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is seeking feedback on the just-released draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP). The...
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ITD to hold open house about Interstate 15 widening project between the Northgate Interchange and Fort Hall

June 20, 2023
POCATELLO – The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is hosting an open house on June 29 to share information and gather...
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Roadwork to begin in Blackfoot area

June 9, 2023
BLACKFOOT – Beginning Monday the Idaho Transportation Department will begin work on pavement preservation projects in the Blackfoot area on...
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American Falls Interchange 40 westbound on-ramp closed until mid-July

June 5, 2023
AMERICAN FALLS – The Idaho Transportation Department has restarted work on I-86 bridges near American Falls. This work necessitates the...
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Idahoans value work zone safety

April 17, 2023
From 2017 to 2021, Idaho saw 3,119 crashes in work zones resulting in 36 deaths, stressing the need for this year’s theme: “You play a role in work zone safety. Work with us.”
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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