Have you or one of your co-workers recently built an innovative gadget or developed an improved way to do a job? The "Innovation Volunteers" competition offers you the chance to show off your creativity. (This competition is part of the FHWA Center for Local Aid Support - Build a Better Mouse Trap competition. For additional information go to https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/clas/babm/.
The purpose is to collect and distribute real world examples of best practices, tips from the field, and assist in the transfer of technology for local and county transportation workers and other LTAP/TTAP clients.
We are looking for projects that you, your employees or crew designed and built. Projects can be anything from the development of tools, equipment modification, and/or processes that increase safety, reduce cost, improve efficiency, and improve the quality of transportation.
The benefits to Local Road Agencies:
Examples of Innovations by Local Agencies:
Beaver Pipe Cage
Spring Load Arm Enhancement for Gravel Saver
Judging criteria will be based on a five point scale used at both the state and national levels:
The deadline to submit your entry is May 17, 2021
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