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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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AASHTO Board Of Directors elect new association president and vice president.

Maine Department of Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt, P.E was elected as association’s president by American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Board of Directors. He declared that he aims to implement AASHTO's strategic plan that was adopted in November 2014, which called for a review of the committee structure and operations. Tennessee Department of...

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Top 12 Transportation Projects compete for final national awards.

AASHTO, AAA, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announcedÂ- finalists in 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition. From 84 nominated projects last spring, 12 projects from 10 state departments of transportation are competing for national Grand Prize and People's Choice Award. The nation will decide, through online voting, which projects receive People's Choice Award,...

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AASHTO and FHWA Sign Agreement promotes environmental excellence.

AASHTO was awarded 5-year cooperative agreement by Federal Highway AdministrationÂ- (FHWA) to continue the Center for Environmental Excellence. Goals include advancing strategic national program to maximize efficiency, reliability, and consistency in delivering environmentally sound transportation projects, programs, and services. Under this cooperative agreement, the Center will expand...

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National Transportation Competition recognizes 5 states.

DOTs in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee won awards in national competition that recognizes excellence in transportation projects that improve travel safety, reduce roadway congestion, and provide more travel options to consumers. Sponsored by AASHTO, AAA motor club, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, America's Transportation Awards competition recognizes projects in 3...

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