The Road Wizard appears in The Idaho Statesman, the Kuna Melba News and the Valley Times each week to explore local transportation matters. He tries to find out why situations occur and what is being done about them. The Wizard's column is a public service provided by ACHD.
If you have a question for the Wiz, e-mail it to Roadwiz@achdidaho.org or mail it to the Road Wizard, 3775 Adams St., Garden City, ID 83714. You may include photos of a particular situation, but photos cannot be returned.
Selected Year: 2017
January 22 -
Concern about snow-and-ice covered sidewalks and pedestrians, weather-related trench trouble on Meridian Road between Ustick and McMillan roads; readers thank ACHD for working hard to clear snow-covered residential roads
January 15 -
ACHD plows reach neighborhoods and review underway for possible quicker responses; snow-covered lane lines likely messed with signal at Edgewood Lane and Idaho 44; debate over use of asphalt or concrete at heavy traffic locations
January 08 -
ACHD plows major residential streets in response to 30-year storm event; the reason ice rings form around manholes; ACHD loath to consider landscaped media on Parkcenter Boulevard for simply looks