Eligibility dates are October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020
Nominations are due December 20, 2020
NDDOT is accepting applications/nominations for Vision Zero Infrastructure Awards. These awards are an annual event to recognize people, groups, organizations, programs, and projects that improve infrastructure safety across the state of ND for a safer and better quality of life. There are three categories:

  • Individual – this award is designed to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to promote or implement Safety Improvements or Programs on North Dakota’s State or Local road system, at any and all phases of those improvements. The individual could be a private citizen, work for a governmental agency, part of the contracting industry, or an engineering consultant. The individual must be nominated by another individual or entity.

  • Program – this award is designed to recognize organizations that have made a difference within their agency, community, or the state to be recognized. The program should be such that it implements or improves safety throughout the state, region, county, community, or organization regarding transportation related infrastructure. Recipients of this award have demonstrated long-term contributions to improve traffic safety. The entity can submit a nomination for a program they have administered or enacted or they can nominate another entity for the award.

  • Project  - this award designed to recognize a project that improved safety in an area regarding transportation related infrastructure. The project can be roadway improvement, bicycle/pedestrian, or a multi-modal project and demonstrated a commitment to improve safety. The entity can submit a nomination for a project they have completed or constructed or they can nominate another entity for the award.

The Vision Zero Partner Summit will provide you some additional information. Those who receive an award will be recognized at the Vision Zero Summit awards Banquet to be held virtually this year on April 12-16, 2021.

Questions concerning the Vision Zero Safety Awards contact: Justin J. Schlosser, P.E., 701-328-2673

This program is offered with sponsorship from FHWA, ND Department of Transportation, Western Dakota Energy Association, ND Insurance Reserve Fund, ND Township Officers Association, the Northland Chapter of the American Traffic Safety Services Association, and ND chapter of the American Public Works Association. 

NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. Direct inquiries to: Vice Provost, Title IX/ADA Coordinator, Old Main 201, 701-231-7708,