Stories tagged: Highway 95
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
U.S. Highway 95 widening effort between Lewiston, Moscow takes a turn
An effort to widen the last 6.5 miles of U.S. Highway 95 between Lewiston and Moscow may be changing course.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Two major Highway 95 improvements in North Idaho approved for funding
Two major upgrades to U.S. Highway 95 in North Idaho were approved for funding this week by the Idaho Transportation Board.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Athol man dead in Highway 95 crash near Chilco Road
An Athol man died in a collision with a semi truck Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 95 near the Chilco Road exit.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Sandpoint woman dies in collision with semi on U.S. Highway 95
A Sandpoint woman driving on the wrong side of the highway died in a head on collision with a semi early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 95 north of Hayden.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Liberty Lake man injured in Monday crash dies
A Liberty Lake man injured in a crash south of Coeur d’Alene on Monday died of his injuries Friday.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Kootenai County deputy patrol car hits, kills pedestrian in Hayden
A Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputy hit and killed a pedestrian on Highway 95 in Hayden early Saturday morning.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Teens injured in crash near Post Falls
Three teens were injured in a roll over crash on Highway 95 near Post Falls Saturday morning. The 16-year-old male driver was driving a 1978 Chevy pickup north on the …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4 p.m.
Idaho State Police end investigation into fatal shooting of Adams County rancher
Idaho State Police investigators have handed the results of a four-month investigation into the shooting death of 62-year-old Jack Yantis to state prosecutors.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
Father, daughters killed in crash
A Spokane man who took his two young daughters along while he made an early-morning newspaper delivery to Sandpoint died with them Saturday in a car crash on U.S. Highway …
Sat., June 21, 2014, 3:03 p.m.
Downed power pole closes Highway 95 north of Athol for several hours
A dump truck hit a power pole on Highway 95 just north of Athol around 2:30 p.m. today and the highway will be closed for repairs for several hours, according …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
Eye on Boise: Highway projects’ payoff called ‘dramatic’
BOISE – From 2007 to 2012, traffic crashes in Idaho dropped by 18 percent, according to research by Scott Stokes, deputy director of the Idaho Transportation Department, while fatalities and …
Mon., July 29, 2013, 7:53 a.m.
Man found dead on Highway 95 in Coeur d’Alene
A dead man was found on the side of the highway in Coeur d’Alene late Sunday night.
Thu., May 9, 2013
Board begins crafting heavy truck rules
BOISE – Controversial legislation to let extra-heavy, extra-long trucks on Idaho roads is now law, but it’s unlikely new routes will be designated for the heavier trucks in North Idaho …
Sat., March 23, 2013
Extra-heavy rigs to lumber on Idaho highways
BOISE – Extra-heavy trucks could roll on North Idaho highways under controversial legislation that passed the Idaho House on Friday and headed to the governor’s desk. The extra-heavy trucks – …
Tue., March 19, 2013
Panel passes heavy-load bill
BOISE – Legislation to open nonfreeway routes in Idaho to extra-heavy trucks passed a state House committee over the objections of the two North Idaho lawmakers. The bill now moves …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
Sandpoint byway wins award
SANDPOINT – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho has selected the U.S. Highway 95 realignment project in North Idaho as the winner of the 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012
Sand Creek Byway has restored ‘small town’ feeling
It’s shoulder season in Sandpoint. The summer crowds have dispersed and skiers have a couple of months to wait until the slopes open. But there is a bustle in town …
Mon., June 25, 2012
Massive concrete girders take shape at Spokane business
Some of the largest pre-stressed concrete girders in the U.S. have been coming out of a manufacturing yard in Spokane in recent weeks. The 186-foot-long girders are being used for …
Mon., June 4, 2012
North Idaho police warn bypass trespassers
The Sand Creek Byway’s anticipated opening date isn’t until June 29, but some impatient drivers and pedestrians are slipping behind barriers and orange construction cones to try out U.S. Highway …
Sat., May 12, 2012
Widening, interchanges will ease access problems
Visitors to Silverwood Theme Park often find the last thrill ride of the day is pulling out of the parking lot back onto Highway 95. For drivers leaving the park …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2012
Getting There: Highway 95 upgrade slated for major work
A long-term effort to widen and improve U.S. Highway 95 north of Coeur d’Alene will take a major step forward this year. Two important segments will undergo construction in the …
Tue., July 19, 2011, 1:14 p.m.
Second megaload’s future uncertain
The smaller, first shipment by Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil crossed the Idaho/Montana border Monday night but — with a day left before the oil company’s permits with the Idaho Transportation Department expire …
Sun., July 17, 2011
ExxonMobil equipment goes through Moscow
MOSCOW – The first of two oversized loads of ExxonMobil refinery equipment set to leave the Port of Lewiston over a five-day span has started moving in North Idaho. The …
Sat., July 16, 2011, 3:18 p.m.
Oil equipment makes its way north on Hwy. 95
MOSCOW, Idaho — Some protesters were surprised when they showed up to the Pie Hole to find out Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil’s first oversized shipment of refinery equipment had already rolled through …
Fri., July 15, 2011
ITD fines increase for water violations
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines for Clean Water Act violations related to construction on Highway 95 south of Coeur …
Thu., July 14, 2011, 4:52 p.m.
ITD agrees to more than $1M in EPA fines
The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines for Clean Water Act violations related to construction on Highway 95 south of Coeur d’Alene, including …
Wed., July 13, 2011
Megaloads security beefed up
LEWISTON – ExxonMobil has hired off-duty police in Lewiston to provide extra security for its refinery equipment during an environmental conference taking place near the Idaho-Montana border. Company spokesman Pius …
Thu., March 24, 2011
Half-sized megaloads may travel Interstate 90
Some of the controversial, oversized loads of oil refinery equipment headed to Canada may be moved through Kootenai and Shoshone counties in the near future. The Idaho Transportation Department began …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, 4:04 p.m.
Two injured in crash at Cougar Gulch
Two people were injured today when their vehicles collided on Highway 95 at Cougar Gulch. The Idaho State Patrol said John M. Shepard, 57, was northbound on the highway in …
Mon., Dec. 13, 2010
Driver injured in crash with snowplow
A Hayden woman was injured after colliding with a snowplow on U.S. Highway 95 on Sunday.