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FHWA provides funding to accelerate innovative highway projects in 7 states

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced more than $5.6 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program grants to help seven states make the most of limited resources.

The program allows states to bring projects to fruition in a more cost-effective way by using innovative practices. Alabama, Arizona, Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Utah will receive funds in this round of awards.

FHWA has awarded more than $86.9 million for 117 grants to help federal, state, local, and tribal government agencies speed up their use of innovative traffic, safety, and construction practices, since the AID program was launched in February 2014.

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