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Build a Better Mousetrap

Nominations Open for 2023 Build a Better Mousetrap

Build a Better Mousetrap (BABM) is a national recognition program that highlights innovations that solve transportation challenges encountered by State, local, and Tribal government agencies. The Federal Highway Administration’s Local Aid Support (LAS) team is currently accepting nominations for the 2023 BABM. Submit innovative ideas, techniques, and tools that improve efficiency, lower cost, and save time in transportation initiatives.

Entries are due by June 9, 2023. Winners will be announced at the National Local Technical Assistance Program/Tribal Technical Assistance Program Conference in Columbus, OH, July 17–20, 2023. Visit the Local Aid Support website for further information on how to submit nominations.

Watch a video to learn more about FHWA’s Build a Better Mousetrap competition and see examples of past winners.

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Notice: The U.S. Government does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trademarks or manufacturers’ names appear in this article only because they are considered essential to the objective of the document.

Recommended Citation: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration - Washington, DC (2023) Innovator Newsletter, May/June 2023, Volume 16 (96). https://doi.org/10.21949/1521747