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See Something, Say Something Mass DOT Highway Video

This 13-minute video is part of a broader Security Awareness and Emergency Preparedness Training Program for Highway Division employees at MassDOT.  The training is being conducted by the Security and Emergency Management Department (SEM) at MassDOT.  The video and other parts of the training were developed with support from the Highway Operations Center and the Massachusetts State Police.  
 

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Pennsylvania DOT Highlights Savings, Tech, Contracts in Year-End Report

Via Central Penn Business Journal

Digital construction management practices helped the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation save more than $1 million on projects across the state this year, officials said this week.

The successful use of PennDOT's Engineering Construction Management System (ECMS) for highway and bridge construction was one of several items highlighted by the agency in a year-end report on department initiatives.

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Position Available: FHWA Resource Center - Operations Technical Service Team

 The Resource Center’s Operations Technical Services Team is currently recruiting for a transportation data/analysis specialist.    It will be filled either at the GS-13 or GS-14 levels,  in the transportation specialist series.  This vacancy will be filled at one of the four FHWA Resource Center office locations.   The vacancy announcement is open today, and closes on December 11th.

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TIM Awareness Week: Connected Vehicle Demonstration--Working to Save Lives

The National Operations Center of Excellence is proud to support the exceptional efforts taking place within the Traffic Incident Management (TIM) focus area, all the first responders and transportation operations personnel involved. Too many responders and motorists are dying on America's roads. We must get the Nation to focus on collaborating to reduce this trend. In August 2016, NHTSA released an analysis of 2015 statistics on road crashes. The news surprised those monitoring highway fatalities and injuries.

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Colorado DOT Wins Five Awards in Engineering News-Record’s Mountain States Competition

Via CDOT.gov

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) received five awards from the 2016 Engineering News-Records Mountain States Best Project competition for various transportation projects.

Mountain States Best Project awards are judged based on design and construction quality, contribution to the community and the industry, and how a project overcame unusual challenges through teamwork and collaboration.

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