AUSTIN — In its ongoing effort to be a best-in-class agency, the Texas Department of Transportation took multiple honors recently at award ceremonies recognizing excellence in construction and transportation projects.
The Globe and Pride awards, presented by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF), recognize efforts to grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet public and business demand for safe and efficient travel. The Center for Digital Government’s 2013 Best of Texas Awards recognize public sector professionals and local government organizations for their dedication and contributions to advance information technology in Texas.
“We are honored and extremely proud to receive these awards,” said TxDOT Executive Director Phil Wilson. “Building safe and reliable roads is always our top priority, but we also feel a strong sense of obligation and responsibility when it comes to preserving the environment and engaging the surrounding community through meticulous planning and thoughtful design. These awards are a testament to the diligence of our engineers, construction workers and other TxDOT team members who make these roads a reality.”
The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 12,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency. Find out more at TxDOT.gov. Fan us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.