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Drive safe, the 100 Deadliest Days are upon us

Drive safe, the 100 Deadliest Days are upon us

May 24, 2024
Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be a busy travel time in the Gem State. Idaho is about to...
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Work begins next week to resurface US-2 from US-95 to Montana

Work begins next week to resurface US-2 from US-95 to Montana

May 23, 2024
  On May 28 the Idaho Transportation Department will begin resurfacing U.S. Highway 2 starting at its junction with U.S....
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The westbound on-ramp will close at the I-84 South Jerome Interchange (Exit 168) in late May

The westbound on-ramp will close at the I-84 South Jerome Interchange (Exit 168) in late May

May 23, 2024
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) will close the westbound on-ramp (heading toward Boise) at the I-84 South Jerome Interchange (Exit 168) on Tuesday, May 28. The ramp will remain closed for a few months while crews build the new westbound on-ramp.  
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US-20 Exit 332 in Rexburg to fully close Wednesday, May 29 for construction

US-20 Exit 332 in Rexburg to fully close Wednesday, May 29 for construction

May 22, 2024
Exit 332 on U.S. Highway 20 in Rexburg will completely close for one month beginning next Wednesday, May 29 to...
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Open range cattle being struck by vehicles spurs ITD employee to take action along SH-51

Open range cattle being struck by vehicles spurs ITD employee to take action along SH-51

May 21, 2024
Collisions between vehicles and cattle along SH-51 is spurring an ITD employee to take action by repurposing unused signs into open range warnings. 
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87% of Idahoans wear their seat belt. Let’s make it 100%

87% of Idahoans wear their seat belt. Let’s make it 100%

May 20, 2024
Eighty-seven percent of Idahoans wear their seat belt, according to the Idaho Office of Highway Safety’s (OHS) 2023 observational seatbelt...
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Construction continues on I-15 at Inkom

Construction continues on I-15 at Inkom

May 17, 2024
The Idaho Transportation Department is continuing work on the Interstate roadway and bridges from the south Inkom interchange to the...
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ITD Board approves funding for Snake River Crossing environmental analysis, and other traffic improvement efforts in the Magic Valley

ITD Board approves funding for Snake River Crossing environmental analysis, and other traffic improvement efforts in the Magic Valley

May 16, 2024
ITD was approved to utilize up to $9 million to initiate recommendations presented based on a feasibility study developed with stakeholder interviews, traffic evaluations, design reviews, and close coordination with the Third River Joint Powers Board, the city of Twin Falls, and the Magic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization.
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ITD installing sensors at Idaho Ports of Entry to find damaged tires

ITD installing sensors at Idaho Ports of Entry to find damaged tires

May 14, 2024
A tire blowout on a semitruck traveling at highway speeds can be dangerous, even deadly. As part of the Idaho...
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Students showcase artistic skills to win Idaho Aviation Art Contest

Students showcase artistic skills to win Idaho Aviation Art Contest

May 9, 2024
A dozen Idaho students ages 5 to 18 recently had their artwork selected to win the 2024 Aviation Art Contest...
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Improvements start late May on SH-33 near Victor

Improvements start late May on SH-33 near Victor

May 9, 2024
Starting in late May the Idaho Transportation Department will widen State Highway 33 near Victor to include a passing lane,...
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Public can vote for Idaho’s Thornton Interchange project for national honor and $10k charity prize

The Idaho Transportation Department project to rebuild the Thornton Interchange is a national finalist in...
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ITD offers back-to-school safety tips for kids, parents, and drivers

The Idaho Transportation Department is committed to safety for all members of the public —...
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