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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-009
Date: December 2009

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Excellence in Highway Design 2010

Nominations will be accepted starting in early January 2010 for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) 2010 Excellence in Highway Design Awards. The biennial awards program recognizes innovation and excellence in the design of context sensitive highway-related facilities. The awards will be presented in seven categories:

  • Urban highways.
  • Rural highways.
  • Structures.
  • Intermodal transportation facilities.
  • Traveler service facilities.
  • Project management.
  • Program and project development.

Anyone may submit a nomination for an award. Highway or highway-related projects in the United States or its possessions are eligible to be nominated. Nominations are only being accepted electronically at www.fhwa.dot.gov/eihd. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2010. Award winners will be announced at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ annual meeting in October 2010. For more information about the Excellence in Highway Design Awards, including details on the award categories and previous winners, visit www.fhwa.dot.gov/eihd. Information on the awards is also available by contacting Brooke Struve at FHWA, 202-366-1317 (email: brooke.struve@fhwa.dot.gov).

Previous Excellence in Highway Design Award winners include the Biloxi Bay Bridge in Biloxi, MS, Thurston Avenue Bridge over Fall Creek in Ithaca, NY, and the East Entrance Road to Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park.

The Biloxi Bay Bridge in Biloxi, MS.
 
A view of the Thurston Avenue Bridge over Fall Creek in Ithaca, NY. The bridge is bordered by trees.
 
The East Entrance Road to Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park.

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