The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2010 Excellence in Transportation Awards program is is Wednesday (March 24), announces Monica Crider. Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m.
Winners will be announced at a 2 p.m. ceremony at the Headquarters auditorium on April 28. Application forms are available at: http://itd.idaho.gov/excellence.award/default.htm . The program will present honors in three personnel categories and four project categories.
Three awards will be given in the personnel category: ITD Engineer of the Year, ITD Professional of the Year and ITD Career Achievement. Project awards include: construction, environmental stewardship, maintenance and operations, public participation and transportation planning.
Each of the categories has a unique judging criteria. Detailed information is available on the ITD Web site.
The entry must be associated with a public transportation improvement project or funded by transportation dollars and fall into one of the award categories listed below. Projects must have been completed in the last three calendar years, inclusive of the current year and presently in use.
An entry submitted in previous years may be resubmitted if it still complies with the specified time span. Winning entries from previous years are ineligible. A project may be entered in as many categories as desired. However, a separate application must be submitted for each category entry addressing its specified criteria.