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ITD holds bicycle, pedestrian and traffic safety workshop Tuesday

Confusion about traffic laws regarding bicyclists and motorists may lead to serious injury and death. Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) statistics show that one Idaho bicyclist was injured or killed every 27 hours during 2013, which is nearly one per day.

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ITD’s ACE Academy offers teens chance to learn about aviation careers

Navigating small airplanes, controlling air traffic and exploring Blackhawk helicopters are all part of the Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy, June 16 to 18, hosted by the Idaho Transportation Department’s Division of Aeronautics in Boise. Thirty teenagers will have the

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In shift, U of I to pay full cost of Otter poll on transportation needs, funding

Concerns about the credibility of a poll funded by the trucking and construction industries that would benefit from new spending on roads and bridges prompted the University of Idaho to take over the entire expense of a survey sought by

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Middleton to Idaho Transportation Department: Thanks!

The addition of something many urban drivers take for granted, a center turn lane, has made some Middletons very happy. Here’s a happy tale press release from ITD: The Idaho Transportation Department’s maintenance crews restriped a center turn lane in

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Star: Idaho 44 traffic pattern to permanently change April 24

At the city’s request for safety and traffic movement, Idaho Transportation Department will change the traffic pattern on a short section of Idaho 44 that runs through town from two lanes each way to one lane each way with a

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Eagle: Section of Mace Road to permanently close

A 100-foot section of Mace Road that accesses Eagle Road will be permanently closed by the Idaho Transportation Department early next week. The area of the road that is closing is the short section south of the north Boise River

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Learn more about I-84 Meridian Road interchange March 20 and 21

The Idaho Transportation Department is planning to replace the Interstate 84 Meridian Road interchange in spring 2014. The public can preview the project at either of two public open houses Wednesday or Thursday, March 20 and 21, from 4 to

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West Ada: Chinden Boulevard closed March 10

Chinden Boulevard (U.S. 20/26) between Star and Can-Ada roads will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10, while Idaho Transportation Department crews replace an 80-foot-long leaking pipe under the road. Traffic will be detoured via Can-Ada,

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Boise: Learn more about Broadway bridge project Feb. 28

The Idaho Transportation Department will hold a public workshop on the Broadway bridge replacement project from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Washington Group Plaza, 720 Park Blvd., in the Central Plaza Training Room. Broadway Avenue is part

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Weiser: U.S. 95 bridge replacement work starts next month

The Idaho Transportation Department will start work replacing a 78-year-old bridge over the Weiser River south of Weiser on March 4. Work on $4.8 million project on U.S. 95 should be done by the end of this year. Traffic on

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