The Trucker News Staff produces engaging The Nation content for not only TheTrucker.com, but also The Trucker newspaper, which has served the trucking industry for more than 30 years. The department is also asking drivers choosing to use the detour, to ensure that they drive attentively in order to keep traffic flowing. For over 30 years, the objective of The Trucker editorial team has been to produce content focused on truck drivers that is relevant, objective and engaging. Kate Brown urges residents to call cops on shutdown violators, Teen held for murder in Kenosha freed on bail with help from MyPillow founder, ‘Silver Spoons’ star, Quiz: Learn about the traditions, lore and history of Thanksgiving, Gunman in December 2019 shooting at Pensacola base had been ‘radicalized,’ U.S. Navy concludes, D.C. schools chief says only 50% of students signed up to return in person showed up: Report, ‘Rally of Hope’ draws 1 million attendees seeking peace for Korean peninsula, How Biden’s electrical vehicle push may be a hidden boon for the coal industry. JavaScript is required for full functionality on this website, but scripting is currently disabled. “The highway will remain closed until we are able to evaluate this new development and determine the best option to safely stabilize the slope.” Idaho Transportation Department Operations Engineer Jared Hopkins said in a news release. The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office does not have an estimated time as to when it will be cleaned up. Saturday, July 4, 2020, ‘One kind of fraud’: Biden won thousands of illegal votes by noncitizens, study shows. You have entered an incorrect email address! Copyright ©2020 The Trucker Media Group, a division of Wilshire Classifieds, LLC. Quiz: US Citizenship Test - Could You Pass? These regulations often have a more significant impact on smaller companies who have limited resources and have more difficult time adapting. The closure starts at New Meadows to five miles south of the Riggins area. 'One kind of fraud': Biden won thousands of illegal votes by noncitizens, study shows Idaho State Police says an alternate route from southwest Idaho to Central or North Idaho would be I-84 west connecting to Highway 12 or I-90 east at Tri-Cities. GOP realized ‘if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em’ as they pivot to Dem tactic of ballot harvesting, Biden’s team warns that Trump will mismanage vaccine distribution, Pocket rockets: reliable .380 pistols for concealed carry, Obama: Trump an ‘elixir’ for Americans ‘spooked by a Black man in the White House’, Trump’s election challenge: ‘It’s just a simple legal process’, Doctor: “Doing This Every Morning Can Snap Back Sagging Skin (No Creams Needed)”, Oregon Gov. and View Comments, Terms of Use / Privacy Policy / Manage Newsletters. With a focus on professional truck drivers, the Trucker News Staff works to provide content that is relevant, objective and engaging pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. WATCH: Initial rockslide closes U.S. 95 near Riggins, cutting off vital north-south Idaho route. “The extensive rock fall that occurred last night confirmed that we had made the right decision to completely close that portion of US-95 to traffic,” Hopkins said. Toilet paper bandits strike rest stops along I-80 in Nebraska, FMCSA issues FAQs about emergency declarations for COVID-19 relief. The closure starts at milepost 161 to milepost 188, New Meadows to five miles south of the Riggins area. Fraud? RIGGINS, Idaho (AP) — Highway 95 is temporarily closed after a large rock slide blocked the road. For example, new equipment and personnel regulations can create extra expenses for trucking companies and meeting these regulations can be costly. The department had already built a temporary gravel road to detour traffic around the base of the slide, but continued significant movement on the slope closed it on July 8. The detour will remain closed at night in order for crews to perform maintenance operations on the roadway, which typically does not see this amount of traffic. KIVI reports Idaho State Police says an one alternate route from southwest Idaho to Central or North Idaho would be I-84 west connecting to Highway 12 or I-90 east at Tri-Cities. The Idaho State Police, Idaho Transportation Department ad Lewis and Idaho county sheriff’s departments are currently working a number of crashes. WHITEBIRD, Idaho — U.S. 95 in central Idaho is closed in both directions between mileposts 223 and 290, from Whitebird Grade to Culdesac, because of heavy wind, blowing snow and hazardous conditions, according to the Idaho State Police.