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ITD hosting open houses on Idaho 44 project this week

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 10:01:38-05

EAGLE, Idaho — The Idaho Transportation Department will host open houses on December 4 and 5 to gather input on potential improvements to Idaho 44 from Interstate 84 in Caldwell to West State Street in Eagle.

“Idaho 44 is one of the only east-west highway north of the Boise River between Ada and Canyon counties,” said Amy Revis, ITD District 3 Engineer. “ITD is developing long-term plans to improve safety, address mobility and support economic opportunity along the corridor.”

Community members are invited to stop by between 6 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4 at Eagle High School (574 Park Ln.) or Thursday, December 5 at Middleton Middle School (511 W. Main St.).

This project will include a full environmental analysis and build on an earlier Idaho 44 corridor study. ITD anticipates initial improvements will be constructed in 2023 and 2024 from Star Road to Linder Road.

Additional information about the Idaho 44 Corridor project is available here.