Idaho


U.S. 95, ID-53 Construction Project Taking Shape in Idaho

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is reconfiguring several roadways near the current U.S.-95 junctions with ID-53 and Garwood Road north of Hayden. The proposed project will: Construct a new interchange at U.S.-95 and ID-53; Realign and widen ID-53 from Ramsey Road to U.S.-95; Replace the existing deficient ID-53 bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR); Provide a grade separation at Garwood Road over U.S.-95 and the UPRR (eliminate direct access to U.S.-95 at Garwood Road); Construct a new east-side frontage road from ID-53 to Garwood Road; Construct an assortment of connector roadways....


Family Business McLaughlin Logging Thriving in Idaho

In Idaho, you can find forest for miles. These trees are a resource and a way of life for many who live there. Being surrounded by endless forest can transport you back to a simpler time. But there's another thought that it can bring to mind — finding a way to survive....


Clearwater Construction Gives Expert Treatment on Wastewater Project

When the city of Lewiston, Idaho, decided to rehabilitate its wastewater treatment plant for energy and cost efficiency, Spokane, Wash.-based Clearwater Construction and Management LLC undertook what would be its, and the city's, largest such project to date....


Knife River Executes Bridge Slides on I-84

The twin east-west bridges – 112 ft. long, two lanes each – at the Blacks Creek Interchange on I-84 in Ada County, Ida. (20 mi. east of Boise and built in 1963) reached the end of their lifespan and have been replaced – hence the Idaho Transportation Department's (ITD) $12.1 million project awarded to Knife River Corporation that had prefabricated two new bridges off-site that were eventually slid into place....


Drilling Begins on U.S. 95, Crews Preparing for Demolition

Drilling began on Aug. 20 at the U.S. 95 slide south of Riggins. This is part of the long-term repairs, which will involve controlled blasting and reinforcing the rock face, that are planned for completion in late October....


Power Associaton Awaits $1.4B for Idaho Nuclear Plant

A Utah municipal power association is expecting an influx of $1.4 billion in federal funds for the modular reactor plant it is looking to build in Idaho, but association members are still deciding whether to go forward with the 720-MW project and the completion date has recently slipped, officials said....


Granite to Build $245M Project Near Idaho Falls

Granite has been awarded a $245 million subcontract by Fluor Marine Propulsion LLC (FMP) for the concrete placement construction of the Naval Spent Fuel Handling Facility near Idaho Falls, Idaho. The project was included in Granite's 2019 Committed and Awarded Projects (CAP)....


Expansion Begins on $12 Million Idaho Falls Airport Upgrade

Construction began last week on a $12 million expansion project at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) that will add an additional 38,000 sq. ft. to the air terminal and a variety of new services and amenities....


Knife River Corp. Replacing 80-Year-Old Idaho Bridge

Knife River Corporation is constructing the Idaho Transportation Department's (ITD) $7.3 million U.S. 95 Weiser River Bridge Replacement project, which involves rebuilding a two-lane structure that has been in existence for more than 80 years dating back to 1939....


Gov. Brad Little: Idaho Is Least-Regulated State in U.S.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Idaho is the least-regulated state in the United States, Gov. Brad Little said. The Republican governor said he's cut or simplified 75 percent of Idaho's administrative rules this year and leapfrogged ahead of South Dakota as the least-regulated state....






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