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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...

Eagle Water Company to be sold to SUEZ following lawsuit resolution

Multinational utility provider SUEZ Water’s purchase of the Eagle Water Company will move forward after the city of Eagle and Eagle Water Company reached...

Hundreds of ACHD street signs failed prematurely, replacement underway

You'll see it at the stoplight at 11th St. and Front St. And Eagle Rd. and Fairview Ave. And ParkCenter Blvd. and Bown Way. And Chinden...

Moving 55? McCall, ITD study rerouting highway around tourist destination, making other upgrades

Republished by permission from the Star-News of McCall. Subscribe to the digital or print editions. Moving Idaho 55 from its current route through town to Deinhard...

Study says Idaho underfunding transportation by a quarter billion dollars each year

A Boise State University study shows Idaho has a $241.8 million a year transportation funding gap — that it needs that much more in...

Developer wants to scale back road project required to build new homes, neighbors object

Many residents of the Warm Springs Mesa expressed concerns with a developer’s proposal to cut back on promised road improvements.  On Monday, developer Mark Tate...

New bikeway on Boise Bench coming soon

Last year, BoiseDev told you about the Ada County Highway District's plans to give cyclists on the Boise Bench an improved network. Today, ACHD announced...

Portion of widened Chinden Blvd. opens

Several lanes of Chinden Boulevard opened last weekend as part the Idaho Transportation Department's project to expand the roadway. ITD opened four lanes of the...