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CCDC will build bus stations along revamped Main & Fairview; Construction costs push project well past budget

The Capital City Development Corp. voted to spend at least $879,000 to build six transit stations along Main Street and Fairview Ave. in the...

Road construction season: Another project will slow that trip to McCall

Starting next week, you can expect delays when driving on Highway 55 between Donnelly and McCall. Crews with the Idaho Transportation Department will work...

Get your float on: Boise shakes up parking for floating the river

Floating the Boise River is more popular than ever and the City of Boise is hoping for some changes to accommodate demand.  Starting tomorrow, the...

What’s the future of McCall’s airport? City looking at next steps

The City of McCall is working on an updated Airport Master Plan and is looking for feedback from residents.  The upgraded master plan will layout...

ACHD opts to move maintenance yard out of Garden City, but it’s not the end of the government feud

Ada County Highway District will move its maintenance yard out of its longtime location near the Boise River. But it does not mean the...

Funding for new north-south ‘freeway’ connecting with I-84 added, project set for next year

A new freeway-like road that will run north to south in the center of the Treasure Valley just took a big step forward. The Idaho...

Meridian City Council hopes $2.5 million from city coffers will convince ITD to build new bridge over I-84

The City of Meridian is allocating more than $2 million to a “regionally important” bridge over I-84 to connect Linder Rd.  Meridian City Council approved...

Suez cuts deal with the state on brown Bench water; May agree to much lower rate hike

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission staff will oversee Suez Water’s efforts to address the long-running issue of brown water coming from Boise Bench faucets. And...

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...

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 will remain shut down until at least Tuesday

The Idaho Transportation Department says Highway 55 is still not safe for drivers and will remain closed until at least Tuesday. The road has...

Avimor is growing, far from other SW Idaho cities. Who pays for emergency services – and how will it change?

A new planned community is taking shape in the shadow of the foothills off of Highway 55, far from the city centers of Eagle,...

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...

Kuna hopes to ‘do it right,’ use urban renewal to keep residents close to home

Growth continues to ramp up all across the Treasure Valley. While Boise, Meridian and even Nampa get a lot of attention - the smaller...

With a nudge, ITD considers leaving Boise campus, with redevelopment possible

The Idaho Transportation Department owns a choice piece of property in Boise. It sits on the banks of a pond filled by the Boise...