Call for Entries – Excellence in Transportation Awards

Caltrans is seeking entries for its 2013 Excellence in Transportation Awards Program!  Now in its 27th year, the awards program honors the best of California’s transportation projects from across the State.  The Excellence in Transportation Awards Program is open to Caltrans districts, local and public transportation agencies, and private engineering and consultant firms.  Public transportation improvements or projects currently in use and completed since January 1, 2010, are eligible.  The deadline is Monday, January 28, 2013.

Please give thoughtful consideration to the projects in your jurisdiction eligible to compete in this year’s competition.  Guidelines and all forms necessary to apply are available on the Department’s website at:

We look forward to viewing your entries of the finest projects from your district, agency or organization.  For questions, please contact Caroline Moreno at or (916) 653-8879.

About John Hoole

John, as the District Local Assistance Engineer, is responsible for the administration of the Local Assistance Program in District 3, which covers local and regional agencies in eleven Sacramento Valley and Northern Sierra Counties. He supervises a group of 10-12 Engineers and Planners who ensure delivery of State and Federal funds to the locals. His experience in the District includes Design, Project Management, and Programming, and prior to the District he worked as a Transportation Engineer with the Federal Highway Administration.

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