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2018 Road and Bridge Safety Award Program Now Open to Counties

June 15, 2018

Each year the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) team with various state organizations to recognize the best road safety or bridge improvement projects undertaken across the state.  For the 36th straight year, the program is now open for Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.  Eligible projects are those in which most or all of the safety improvements were completed in 2017.  The competition recognizes not only major, high-cost projects, but any improvements that have increased public safety.

Go here for complete information.

 

PHIA Programs & Awards

2013 Road and Safety Awards Program Open to Counties

June 6, 2013

CCAP2PHIA has launched its annual Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Award program for 2013.  The annual contest is now taking applications by members of the County Commissioners Association of PA (CCAP).

Each year the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) team with various state organizations to recognize the best road safety or bridge improvement projects undertaken across the state.   Eligible projects are those in which most or all of the safety improvements were completed in 2012.  The competition recognizes not only major, high-cost projects, but any improvements that have increased public safety.

The CCAP program will recognize county’s use of highway user fees for needed community safety improvements, culminating in a presentation to the winners at CCAP’s annual conference in Erie on August 7, 2013.  Click HERE to download a copy of the entry brochure.  The entry deadline is July 12, 2013.

For more information on other municipal organization’s Road and Bridge Safety Award programs, click here.

News, PHIA Programs & Awards

Call for Nominations: Transportation Advocate of the Year

January 14, 2013

PHIA’s mission is to be the leading organization educating the public on the importance and value of a safe and modern highway system.  As part of our mission, we periodically recognize those persons making lasting and outstanding contributions to the highway industry.

If you would like to nominate an individual to be considered for the award, please complete and return the enclosed form.  A committee will be assembled to review all nominations received.  The award will be presented at the PHIA Annual Meeting scheduled for April 23, 2013.

Eligibility
Nominees must be a highway transportation advocate from the public or private sector–working or retired–who lives in Pennsylvania.  Membership in PHIA is not required.  Recognition of an individual may be based on his or her contributions in a given year or for outstanding service in promoting the benefits of a vibrant, efficient and modern highway system over several years.

Please submit all nominations by March 1, 2013. 

  • DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM HERE.
  • To view a list of past recipients of the Transportation Advocate of the Year Award, go HERE.

 

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Road and Bridge Safety Awards Now Open to PA’s Counties

May 24, 2012

Each year the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) team with various state organizations to recognize the best road safety or bridge improvement projects undertaken across the state.   Eligible projects are those in which most or all of the safety improvements were completed in 2011.  The competition recognizes not only major, high-cost projects, but any improvements that have increased public safety.   All entries are graded in four categories:  Safety, Resource Innovation, Benefits of Improvements, and Cooperation.

Applications are now open to all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.  For more information on the program or to download an applications, click here.

Entries are being taken until July 6, 2012.