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Interstate 55 and Lake Shore Drive Interchange Projects Receive Awards in 2018 National Transportation Competition

The Interstate 55 and Lake Shore Drive Interchange project and 400 Trail (PATH 400) projects are selected as the winners of 2018 America's Transportation Awards Competition and are awarded with the prize money of $135 million and $9.3 million respectively. The Interstate project now connects major interstate and an urban expressway near Chicago’s recreational and educational destinations...

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AASHTO Elects Its New President and Vice President - Carlos Braceras and Patrick McKenna

The AASHTO’s board of directors elected Carlos Braceras P.E., executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation as its president and Patrick McKenna Missouri DOT Director as the new vice president. Braceras served as vice president and secretary-treasurer and focused on areas such as workforce development and reauthorization of current surface transportation legislation to include...

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AASHTO Appoints New Executive Director-Jim Tymon

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation elects James J. Tymon as the sixth executive director during the association’s annual board of directors meeting. Tymon previously worked as the chief operating officer and director of policy and management. He will be responsible for the management of the association’s internal operations, budget and administration. James was...

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Eleventh American Transportation Awards Now Enters into Final Phase

Competing in four regional level competitions, America’s top 12 transportation projects now move into final stage to win a cash of $10,000 for a scholarship or non-profit in their home states. The award is sponsored by American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Socrata, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. These projects are evaluated in three categories that include...

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AASHTO Honors Eight Transportation Projects from Six Southeastern States

Sponsored by AASHTO, Socrata, AAA and the U.S. chamber of Commerce the 11th Annual American Transportation awards are given to eight projects from six southeastern states in Quality of Life/Community Development, Best Use of Technology and Innovation, and Operations Excellence categories. The winning projects are Georgia 400 Trail/PATH 400, I-24 Improvements for Hankook Tire, Wilmington Bypass,...

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Online Voting is Underway for AASHTO Sponsored Contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials sponsor annual Faces of Transportation photography and video contest. The four song title categories included in the contest are: Highway Song” by Blackfoot; “Sailing Away” by Christopher Cross; “The Subway Song” by The Icarus Account; and “Watching Airplanes,” by Gary Allan. The award is given to the photo...

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Northeast Transportation Projects Won Regional America Transportation Awards

The 11th Annual America’s Transportation Awards Competition was sponsored by AASHTO, Socrata, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The awards were given to New Hampshire Department of Transportation and Maryland Department of Transportation (Quality of Life/Community Development), Delaware Department of Transportation and Maryland Department of Transportation (Operations Excellence) and...

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Nine Projects Awarded in Categories of Quality of Life/Community Development, Best Use of Technology and Innovation and Operations Excellence

AASHTO, Socrata, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored five western states in the 11th annual America’s Transportation Awards. Thirteen western states nominated 27 projects this year from which nine projects received top honors today. DOTs of Utah, Nevada, Colorado and California states received awards in Quality of Life/Community Development category. Caltrans and DOTs of South Dakota...

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AASHTO Announces the Retirement of Frederick G. Wright

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials announces that Frederick G. “Bud ” Wright, Executive Director about the retirement by the end of 2018. Wright joined association in November 2012 and contributed to the development of strategic plan to focus on all transportation modes. Previously he served as the executive director of Federal Highway Administration from...

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AASHTO announces Grand Prize and Peoples Choice Award Winners.

Announcing Grand Prize and Peoples Choice Award Winners, AASHTO, AAA and U.S declared Connecticut Department of Transportation as Grand Prize winner and Florida Department of Transportation as Peoples Choice Award winner in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition. Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge and Eller Drive Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Overpass as award winning...

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