ITD one of only two states to claim multiple ARTBA awards

Only two states in the country – Idaho and Maryland – returned with multiple awards from the 2012 American Road and Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

As announced previously in the Transporter, ITD and its partners received a second-place Globe Award for the U.S. 30 corridor project that widened and realigned the highway between McCammon and Lava Hot Springs. It was Idaho’s first GARVEE-funded project.

ITD and its contractors also earned first place in the Pride Award category for public involvement related to the Sand Creek Byway project near Sandpoint.

The Maryland State Highway Administration finished first and second in the “Major Highway (more than $100 million) for inter-county connector projects.

Globe Awards recognize both private firms and public transportation agencies that protect or enhance the environment in transportation projects. PRIDE Awards, honor outstanding programs that elevate the image of the transportation design and construction industries.

ITD and Connecting Idaho Partners, Globe Award
Idaho Transportation Department took home second place in the "Major Highway (Project, less than $100 Million)" category for its U.S. 30- McCammon to Lava Hot Springs Corridor Improvement project.

ITD and URS Energy & Construction (formerly Washington Group International), Pride Award
Idaho Transportation Department won first place in the "Community Relations: Public Sector" category for its U.S. Sand Creek Byway project.

Published 6-15-2012