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America’s Transportation Award Making News for 2010

Hamburg Route 62 construction named Top 10 national project
Article from the Buffalo News (October 4, 2010):
A panel of judges will choose America’s Transportation Awards’ grand prize, and online voting will determine which of the finalists wins the People’s Choice.

Emergency project up for award
Article from The Wenatchee World Online (blog) (October 5, 2010):
The project is one of 10 finalists competing in the 2010 America’s Transportation Awards, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway Officials.

S-Curve rally set for Friday at City Hall
Article from the Laurel Leader Call (October 4, 2010):
As a finalist in America’s Transportation Award competition, the public is invited to attend a rally being hosted by representatives of the City of Laurel.

VDOT Wins America’s Transportation Regional Awards
Story from the Brookneal Union Star (September 29, 2010)
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) won two awards in America’s Transportation Awards’ southeastern regional competition.

PA Bridge Project Named to National Top 10 Transportation Projects List
PR Newswire (press release) (September 16, 2010):
The Top 10 winners compete for America’s Transportation Awards’ grand prize, to be selected by a panel of judges, and the People’s Choice Award, by

Wichita Central Rail Corridor Earns National Recognition
Story from KAKE (September 10, 2010):
The project was a joint effort of the City of Wichita and the Kansas Department of Transportation. America’s Transportation Award is sponsored by AASHTO, AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Landslide response recognized in nat’l competition
Story from KNDO/KNDU (September 10, 2010):
Washington DOT’s effort is one of 10 finalists competing in the 2010 America’s Transportation Awards.

America’s Ten Best Transportation Projects Unveiled Today: States to Vie for “People’s Choice” and National Grand Prize
Press release from AASHTO (September 7, 2010):
Ten states are in the running today to be called “best of the best” in transportation. The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the Top 10 finalists in the 2010 America’s Transportation Awards competition.

Recovery Projects Among Big Transportation Winners in Northeast Competition
Link to press release from AASHTO (June 15, 2010):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=321

What is America’s Best Transportation Project for 2010? 28 States and DC Compete for Top Prize
Link to press release from AASHTO (June 04, 2010):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=320

AASHTO/AAA/U.S. Chamber Competition Seeks the Best Transportation Projects of 2009
Link to press release from AASHTO (April 05, 2010):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=303


America’s Transportation Award Making News for 2009

AASHTO Report Highlights Smart Solutions: 50 Transportation Projects that Have Made America Better
Link to press release from AASHTO (October 26, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=266

Best in Transportation Symbolic of “Triumph Over Tragedy”
Link to press release from AASHTO (October 25, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=263

On-Line Voting for Transportation Projects Sets Record Pace: Top Ten Finalists Profiled in AASHTO Video Released Today
Link to press release from AASHTO (October 8, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=258

America’s Ten Best Transportation Projects Unveiled Today: States to Vie for “People’s Choice” and National Grand Prize
Link to press release from AASHTO (September 8, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=254

Winning Road Projects Deliver Innovation, Preservation, Congestion Relief and More!
Link to press release from AASHTO (August 31, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=252

Transportation Projects Improving America Honored by AASHTO, AAA, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Link to press release from AASHTO (July 15, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=245

Winning Road Projects Saving Lives, Time, and Money!
Link to press release from AASHTO (July 13, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=243

On Time, On Budget, Innovative Road Projects Win Big!
Link to press release from AASHTO (June 22, 2009):
http://news.transportation.org/press_release.aspx?Action=ViewNews&NewsID=239

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