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Eagle Rd /ID-44 Intersection Construction Project

New auxiliary lanes and additional left turn lanes will improve safety and mobility at this intersection.

This intersection serves more than 70,000 drivers each day. The new design will increase capacity at the intersection, reducing overall delay and improving safety. Details of the improvements are below.

Project Complete
Fall 2021
Knife River
Anticipated Cost
$8.9 million
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Conventional Design

Highlights of the new design include:

  • Eliminate free-running rights – safer for pedestrians and cyclists!
  • Add east- and westbound auxiliary lanes for additional through-put.
  • Add second left turn lane on west- and southbound legs.

November 2014
Concept Report and Feasibility Study completed
October 2018
Complete preliminary design
November 2018
Public meeting for comment on preliminary design
Complete final design
February 2021
Begin construction
March 2021
Design altered to conventional signalized intersection
Fall 2021
Construction complete
October 2021

Construction moving towards completion

Most activities scheduled to wind down in mid-October.

August 2021

Milling and paving

Milling and paving activities will begin as part of intersection widening.

July 2021

Increased construction activity

Motorists can expect increased construction activity

June 2021

Work Zone changes

Motorists can expect a new traffic pattern at Eagle Road and Idaho Highway 44.

April 2021

Eagle Rd./ID-44 Pop Up meetings

ITD held pop-up meetings to share information about the design


New information on updated design

Details about project design and features.


ITD proceeds with new design for improvements

ITD has adjusted the design to be a conventional, signalized intersection with additional capacity.


Construction is underway.

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October 2021 Update


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