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Accelerating Innovation


ARTBA Foundation Names Award Winners
The ARTBA Foundation has announced the three winners of its TransOvation Awards as "models of innovation."

Colorado DOT using Slide-In Construction to replace Bridge on U.S. 34

New Video on Programmatic Agreements Now Available
Features 4 States' Success Stories

EDC2 Deployment Plans Released
13 Plans Available for Review

March/April Innovator is here!


The latest issue of the Innovator newsletter is now available here. You'll see videos, slides, and other audio-visuals to go with articles on the latest news in highway innovation. A pdf is also accessible.

What's New

  • - Washington State DOT Peer Exchange on Local Public Agency Certification Program. On June 11, 2014, the Washington State DOT hosted a virtual peer exchange to discuss the DOT's local public agency Certification program processes, challenges and successes. This report provides highlights of the exchange and could prove helpful to other agencies.
  • - First AID Demonstration Awards Announced. U.S. DOT Secretary Foxx announced more than $4 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designed to accelerate innovation in highway project delivery. The funds, which offset the cost of demonstration projects, will help to get roads and bridges repaired and built faster and more efficiently. Click here for more information.


There are currently no FHWA Accelerating Innovation events listed.

New Video

Restoring the Skagit River Bridge

Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Remember when that bridge got knocked down last year in Washington State? Here's the backstory of how the Washington State DOT and FHWA worked together to quickly restore service to the area, and used two Every Day Counts innovations in the process. Watch now.

Highways for Life

While the program is no longer active, many of its efforts and approaches have application today. To access these areas go to http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/.


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