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AASHTO Leadership Thanks Congress for Passage of Historic, Bipartisan Surface Transportation Legislation

December 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON—Passage today of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act marks the first time in a decade that Congress has approved a long-term surface transportation authorization that gives state departments of transportation the certainty to plan…

AASHTO Director of Engineering King Gee Recognized for Professional Achievement

November 17, 2015 - in People, Roads

WASHINGTON—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is extremely pleased by the induction of King W. Gee, AASHTO's…

AASHTO Encourages Congress to Keep Up the Momentum; Pass A Multi-Year Bill

November 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulated members of the U.S. House of Representatives for passage…

Idaho Transportation Department Director Offers Security and Emergency Management Plan

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

BOISE - Idaho Transportation Department Director Brian Ness revealed his plan to upgrade security and emergency-management measures for state transportation departments at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) annual…

Lewiston’s Spalding Bridge Repair Wins National Award for Environmental Efforts

September 29, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

LEWISTON - The Spalding Bridge repair project in Lewiston was presented with an American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) President's Award for environmental stewardship at AASHTO’s annual meeting in Chicago. This marked…

AASHTO Board Elects Iowa’s Paul Trombino President and Maine’s David Bernhardt VP

September 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

CHICAGO – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials board of directors today elected Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino, III, association president. David Bernhardt, P.E., commissioner of the Maine Department…

Florida DOT Wins Top Prizes in America’s Transportation Awards National Competition

September 28, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

CHICAGO – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) earned the Grand Prize and the People's Choice awards in the…

Transportation Departments Across U.S. Select HERE to Provide Real-time Traffic Data

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

Chicago - HERE, a leader in mapping, navigation and location experiences, has recently been selected by the Georgia, Alabama and Missouri state departments of transportation (DOT) as the provider of probe-based Traffic Services to enhance driver safety and…

Seven Midwestern State DOT Projects Win Regional Awards for Cost Savings, Innovation and Community Focus

August 11, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Transportation

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, Aug. 11, 2015—State transportation departments in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio are winners in this year's fourth and final regional contest in the America’s Transportation Awards competition. The announcement today…

AASHTO Congratulates Greg Nadeau on His Confirmation as FHWA Administrator

August 7, 2015 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulates Greg Nadeau on his confirmation as Federal Highway Administrator. The Senate approved Nadeau to run the FHWA before starting its August recess late Wednesday.…