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ITD admits construction contributed to Idaho 55 rockslide

The massive rockslide on Highway 55 near Smith’s Ferry that resulted in a two-week closure was caused in part by construction. In a news release,...

Work begins on river-front apartments, restaurant, retail, and future hotel along Boise River

Work started recently on a project that would give Garden City a new tallest building. BoiseDev broke news of the Boardwalk development in 2019....

You Asked: Here’s what’s going up at Ustick & Milwaukee

There's a new project popping up at Ustick Rd. & Milwaukee St. Another project. In 2019, we told you about a project to replace the...

Dog park. Skate park. Disc Golf. Coming soon to a large new park planned for 25 years

In 1995, the City of Boise acquired a large site for a park in Boise's Surprise Valley. Brent Coles was mayor, the Boise...

Highway 55 near Smiths Ferry will reopen after being closed for over two weeks

If you’re traveling from Boise to McCall this weekend, or vice versa, you no longer have to worry about Idaho Highway 55 closing at...

Closed by rockslide, Idaho 55 will reopen during limited hours

More than a week after a rockslide forced Idaho Highway 55 to close, the key route will partially reopen. Starting Wednesday, there will be one...

Two of Boise’s oldest buildings get a pandemic-era renovation

You may have noticed some major changes outside of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral in Downtown Boise. Crews started hauling away pews and workers ripped...

You Asked: Here’s what’s going up by Fred Meyer

As the saying goes, you'll find it at Fred Meyer. Or, well. Near it anyway. Construction crews started work on the Mountain View Townhomes behind the...

No ‘wrong side of the road’ turn at Eagle & Idaho 44: ITD changes course on intersection design

The intersection at Eagle Rd. and State St. (aka Idaho 44) won't get a new-style 'wrong side of the road' turn lane after all. BoiseDev...

Highway 55 shuts down due to rockfall near Smiths Ferry

You can't drive 55, for now -- as Idaho 55 remains closed in both directions, and crews say the area remains dangerous after a...

You Asked: Here’s what’s going up on Amity in SE Boise

We've had a flurry of questions about construction activity along E. Amity Rd. in Boise near Hayden Beverage. Construction crews started moving dirt in recent...

Going up: Old Town Lofts in Meridian takes shape as downtown area begins to change

A big new project in Downtown Meridian is one of a number in the works that will reshape the area's core area in years...

Prepare for closures, delays: construction on main route to McCall to restart

If you’re traveling from Boise to McCall on Highway 55 be prepared for considerable traffic delays. Last year, the Idaho Transportation Department started...

ITD may not build unconventional “crossover” intersection on Eagle Rd. after all

Last month, the Idaho Transportation Department went public with details on a new-to-Idaho type of intersection that would set up a unique configuration for...

That flagship Boise taproom we told you about? Here’s what Mother Earth has planned

In February, BoiseDev broke news of a new flagship taproom for an unnamed brewery in Downtown Boise. At the time, a final lease hadn't...