|FHWA > Engineering > EIHD > 2006 Biennal Awards > Category 6 > Category 6|
Category 6-Highway Related Projects
Excellence Award Winners
Allegany River Rest Area (Southern Tier Expressway), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
This rest area facility near the Allegany Indian Reservation reflects a contemporary interpretation of a woodland theme characteristic of the Native American culture of the region. The building's lobby recreates the traditional woodland central gathering area, including mosiac tile, a fire pit, and seating stones. Contact: Dwight Mateer, NYSDOT, 716-847-3757 (email: email@example.com).
Merit Award Winners
Chautauqua Lake Rest Area, Southern Tier Expressway, NYSDOT
Located high above Chautauqua Lake, the rest area offers travelers a panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding region. The building's design creates the illusion of a Victorian hotel, reflecting the architectural style of many of the structures found at the nearby Chautauqua Institute. Contact: Dwight Mateer, NYSDOT, 716847-3757 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
I-235 Pedestrian Bridges, Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT)
Serving as gateways to the city of Des Moines, these three pedestrian bridges feature a distinctive blue color and graceful arched appearance, providing a safe and inviting environment for pedestrians. Contact: Nancy J. Richardson, Iowa DOT, 515-239-1111 (email: Nancy.Richardson@dot.iowa.gov).
Reedy Creek Greenway, NCDOT; Loring Bikeway and Bridge, Mn/DOT