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$53 million in county projects

Comment by July 30 on ITD work for FY17-21



Read the draft ITIP; how to comment

Read the draft ITIP

Online: www.itd.idaho.gov/itip/draft.htm.

ITD district office in Lewiston

Request paper copy or CD

How to comment

Comments can be e-mailed to adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov or mailed to ITIP – Comments, Attn: Adam Rush, P.O. Box 7129, Boise, ID  83707-1129. Request paper or CD copies of the ITIP by contacting Adam Rush at 334-8119 or adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov.

State proposals call for more than $53 million in transportation infrastructure projects within Idaho County during the next five years.

These are part of the FY2017-21 draft of the Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP) currently up for public comment through July 30.

The Idaho Transportation Department is seeking comment on this five-year road map for planning and developing transportation projects that include highways and bridges, safety and public transportation. The projects start in 2017, and go through 2021. Public comments will help the department determine if proposed projects meet the department’s three main objectives of improving safety, mobility and economic opportunity.

Among the largest projects, dollar-wise, proposed within Idaho County include highway resurfacing on U.S. Highway 12: mileposts 151-174, $15.4 million (2019); mileposts 128-144, $11.330 million (2021); and mileposts 113-121, $6.333 million (2018); U S. Highway 95: White Bird Grade (mileposts 223-231) $4.942 million (2020); and mileposts 197-210, $3.604 million (2020).

Bridge replacement/restoration is proposed for Clear Creek Bridge ($1.189 million; 2021), US 95 Little Salmon River Bridge ($1.912 million; 2017), and on US 12 the Fish Creek Bridge ($1.770 million; 2018) and Maggie Creek Bridge ($1.320 million; 2018).

Proposed for 2021 are the Grangeville truck route bypass road turn bay on US 95 ($759,000), State Highway 13 curve improvement one mile north of Stites ($1.154 million), and US 12 Valley View Drive turn bay ($690,000).

Other proposed projects – all in 2017 — include sidewalks on East Street and US 95 at Cottonwood ($409,000), Clear Creek Road guardrail (mileposts 100-111; $208,000), and signs/beacons along Greencreek Road ($36,000).

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All comments on the draft will be reviewed after July 30. After approval by the Idaho Transportation Board, the ITIP is submitted to the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.



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