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EHEI 2012 Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of the State DOTs and division offices whose efforts are represented in this year's EHEI selections, and thank you to all who submitted proposals for this year. We encourage you to continue to promote EHEI projects.

Category State Project
Joint EEI/EHEI Oregon West Coast Electric Highway
For creating a widespread network of electric vehicle charging opportunities between Oregon's major population centers and on arterials radiating from them.
Education and Training Programs Georgia Avondale Burial Place
For developing a comprehensive strategy to educate the public on the discovery and relocation of a historic cemetery.
Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Transportation Stormwater Education Outreach Program
For offering a cooperative education program that promotes public awareness of stormwater impacts and provides training to government staff and local officials on current stormwater management practices.
Washington Milepost 31, Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program
For establishing a history center that informs and educates visitors about Seattle's historic district and the archeological and engineering aspects of the viaduct tunnel project.
Enhancing the Environment for Human Activities Delaware Lightship Overfalls in Lewes Canalfront Park.
For using a mix of private and public funds to protect a historic ship anchored at Lewes Canalfront Park and to develop a network of trails within the Park.
New York Center Street over Allegheny River - Bridge Replacement Project
For incorporating threatened/endangered species protection and bicycle and pedestrian considerations into bridge reconstruction efforts.
New York Ithaca Carshare
For expanding transportation access and decreasing carbon emissions through a small car sharing program, creating a model program for other small urban communities.
Puerto Rico Dos Hermanos Bridge
For addressing cultural, environmental, and archeological considerations in the demolition and replacement of the Dos Hermanos Bridge.
Washington Inspiration Point Overlook Reconstruction
For restoring a historic overlook to maintain its heritage and to enhance the recreational opportunities along a scenic byway.
Encouraging Nonmotorized Transportation California Model Design Manual for Living Streets
For developing a comprehensive street design manual, including extensive guidance for active transportation and environmentally sustainable design practices.
New Jersey Route 36 Highlands Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Enhancements
For incorporating bicycle and pedestrian accommodations into the design and construction of a new bridge, and increasing access to the local beach and nearby National Park.
Ohio How We Roll Bicycle Safety Education Campaign
For implementing an innovative, peer-based strategy to teach college students road cycling etiquette and increase safe bicycling behaviors.
Process Improvements New York New York State Department of Transportation Asset Sustainability Management Team
For developing innovative methods to increase New York State Department of Transportation's sustainability and attainment of the triple bottom line of economic competitiveness, social equity, and environmental stewardship.
Other Oregon Oregon Solar Highway Program
For developing the nation's largest solar highway project that uses public rights-of-way to reduce carbon emissions and creates jobs in the green energy sector.
Updated: 11/15/2012
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