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Excellence in Utility Awards
One of the critical challenges facing our industry is the need to reduce the cost and shorten the time required to accommodate or relocate utilities facilities associated with developing and implementing context sensitive transportation solutions. As the demands on the surface transportation system become increasingly complex, it is extremely important to consider the needs of and coordinate closely with utility companies beginning at the initial planning phases and continuing through to the construction and maintenance of transportation projects.
The Excellence in Utility Relocation and Accommodation awards program is conducted biennially by the Federal Highway Administration to honor outstanding achievement in the utility arena. The goal of this program is to showcase exemplary projects, programs, initiatives and practices that successfully integrate the consideration of utilities in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities.
2014 Excellence in Utility Awards
FHWA has distributed a Call for Nominations for the 2014 Excellence in Utility Awards. Nominations will be accepted through midnight December 18, 2013.
Awards will be presented, in the following five categories, at the 2014 AASHTO Right of Way and Utility Conference, April 27-30, 2014 in Salt Lake City:
To be eligible for these awards, a project must:
Previous awards program results:A description of previous award winners can be found in the award brochure for each year that these awards have been presented:
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