2016 Excellence in Transportation Awards

Applications for all categories must be received by the ITD Awards Coordinator by Tuesday, April 25, 2016 at 4 p.m. Awards winners will be officially recognized during an Idaho Transportation Department Board meeting later this year.


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.


Project Categories

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

The entry must be associated with a public transportation improvement, project and / or funded by transportation dollars and fall into one of the below listed award categories. See specific category criteria for project completion eligibility requirements.

Entries submitted in previous years may be resubmitted if it still complies with the aforementioned 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 and address its specified criteria.

ITD Personnel Categories

Any ITD or non-ITD individual may submit a nomination for one of the three personnel categories. Please review the eligibility requirements for each personnel award category because they vary.

Recognition and Awards:

Project Categories

One award will be presented to the winner of each category. Each winning entry will have the opportunity to present up to three additional awards to other firms/agencies who may have contributed to the project. Also, up to six certificates of recognition may be given to the project's key personnel.

ITD Personnel Categories

One plaque will be presented to the winner of each category.

Award Criteria:

Each category has its own set of criteria to be judged on. Please click on the categories below to view their criteria. In addition, all project related entries must submit an Awards Application.

Project Categories:

Editable PDF Awards Application
Awards Application in Word document

ITD Personnel Categories:


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 adam.rush@itd.idaho.gov.