A New Interstate Could Come through The Magic Valley
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) You've probably never heard of Interstate Eleven, but that could change in the years ahead. According to Twin Falls County Commissioner Terry Kramer a new commerce route is being created that would run between Mexico and Canada. And, one of the routes under consideration would basically turn Highway 93 into Interstate 11. It would connect Las Vegas to Twin Falls via Ely, then intersect with Interstate 84. A second bridge over the Snake River Canyon would be created connecting Twin Falls to Vancouver, British Columbia.all part of an effort to avoid the congestion that now exists in the current routes. The project would be completed over the next twenty to thirty years. It’s will support the potential route just yet. They plan on talking with ITD to see how it fits into their plan, along with the City of Twin Falls and Jerome County before making a decision.