Nominations accepted through April 21
for 2015 Excellence in Transportation awards

Applications are being accepted through 4 p.m. April 21 for entry in the 2015 Excellence in Transportation Awards. Winners will be officially recognized during an Idaho Transportation Board meeting this summer.

The Excellence in Transportation Awards are sponsored annually by the Idaho Transportation Department to recognize outstanding initiatives in developing, planning and implementing transportation projects throughout Idaho. The awards program also recognizes ITD employees in transportation related fields who have made exceptional contributions to the organization.

Any consulting/construction contracting firm or agency engaged in transportation-related projects in Idaho is eligible. Submitted projects must be located in Idaho.

The entry must be associated with a public transportation improvement, funded by transportation dollars and fall into one of the below-listed award categories.

Non-winning entries submitted in previous years may be resubmitted if it still meets eligibility requirements. However, winning entries from previous years are ineligible. A project may be entered in as many categories as desired, but a separate application must be submitted for each category and address its specified criteria.

Several project categories are available, as are three personnel categories.

Project Categories:

Small Design (Construction < $2.0 Million)
Large Design (Construction > $2.0 Million)
Environmental Stewardship
Maintenance and Operations
Public Participation
Transportation Planning

Awards Application (To be submitted with each project related entry)

ITD Personnel Categories:

ITD Engineer of the Year
ITD Professional of the Year
ITD Career Achievement Award

For any questions or comments regarding the application process or the Excellence in Transportation Awards in general, please contact Adam Rush at 208-334-8119 or

Published 04-03-15