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Presoliciation Notice for Upcoming Broad Agency Announcement


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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a presolicitation notice.  The purpose of the notice is to make people aware that FHWA plans to issue a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program that would cover the following topics:

  • Topic 1: Virtual Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory for Highway Structures

  • Topic 2: Applications of Massive Data and Data Mining Techniques Relevant to Safety Data

  • Topic 3A: Behavioral based (or agent based) National Freight Demand Modeling

  • Topic 3B: Freight Data Development and Enhancement to Support National Freight Transportation Analysis, Modeling, and Forecasting Practices


FHWA anticipates issuing a BAA that will open on or about February 12, 2014, and close on or about April 9, 2014.

For a copy of the full notice, please see the announcement posted at