ACHD Capital Improvements Plan
Sponsor: Ada County Highway District
Status: Completed every three years
The Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) is a more strategic document that indicates projects that are anticipated to be needed in the next 20 years based on traffic demand models and assumptions on growth patterns. While the CIP lists project years and funding estimates, this is largely a planning document and the projects will be further refined as they move onto the Five-Year Work Plan and undergo greater analysis. The Plan was last updated in 2006.
Airport/Overland Realignment Study
Sponsor: ACHD and the City of Nampa
Status: Expected completion summer 2011
Study aims to extend Airport Road to Overland Road p roviding an east-west Ada and Canyon Counties connection south of I-84 from Nampa Airport and Garrity Interchange west through Ten Mile Rd into Overland Rd east. The corridor would function as a principal arterial and also serve as a detour route for I-84.
Alternatives Analysis for Downtown Boise Circulator System, Phase 1
Sponsor: City of Boise
Status: Ongoing 2011
The City of Boise will, in conjunction with its redevelopment agency, the Capital City Development Corporation, will undertake a study to determine the best routes for a circulator system that would connect Boise’s downtown core with adjacent neighborhoods. The study will also determine the preferred mode to use, as well as take a closer look at how a circulator could best connect with and move within the Boise State University’s campus. The Boise Depot is a natural node for the circulator system, as it is positioned along the primary traffic corridor that leads to downtown Boise. The Boise Depot would also allow the circulator to serve riders of a future planned commuter rail service at the Boise Depot.
Blueprint for Good Growth
Sponsors: COMPASS and Consortium of Ada County government entities
The project involves development of tools and policies to coordinate growth and transportation needs in Ada County. This study will be coordinated with, and complementary to, the update to Communities in Motion, the Regional Long-Range Transportation Plan prepared by COMPASS concurrent with this project. There will be no duplication of services between this project and Communities in Motion. See project web page for updates.
Bowmont Road Corridor Study, SH 45 to Canyon/Ada County Line
Sponsor: Nampa Highway District
Project on Hold
Identified in Communities in Motion as a future regional corridor that connects SH-45 to the ACHD Kuna-Mora Corridor. NHD will examine long-term function of the road to determine preferred alignments, setbacks and access management standards, in concert with planned land uses. A major portion of the study includes identification of alignments near the County line to connect to ACHD's Kuna-Mora Corridor and to McDermott Road which is also identified Communities in Motion as a major corridor and potential expressway.