Expanding the use of e-Construction and 3D engineered models and fostering a continuous improvement culture are among the ways the highway community is using
State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) Incentive
funds to mainstream innovation.
Now in its fourth year, the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) STIC Incentive program offers up to $100,000 per STIC per year to support the costs of standardizing innovative practices in a State transportation department or other public sector STIC stakeholder.
Deploying e-Construction Tools in Connecticut
STIC Incentive funds enabled the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) to expand the use of mobile devices, one of the tools in the agency's
program. Using mobile devices allows field staff to access CTDOT's construction reporting system and other resources while at job sites, reducing project startup times and travel costs and increasing productivity.
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