Embodied Carbon: How State DOTs Can Evaluate Sustainable Pavements and Building Materials

Embodied carbon is an important component of the total GHG emissions resulting from construction and maintenance projects, including manufacturing building materials, transporting those materials to job sites, and using various construction practices. As a result, states are increasingly considering the environmental effects of the pavements and building materials they choose.

FHWA Now Accepting Nominations for 2022 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Environmental Excellence Awards (EEAs) recognize outstanding transportation projects, processes, and organizations that incorporate environmental stewardship into the planning and project development processes using Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funding sources. Any organization, agency, group, or individual in the public, private, or non-profit sectors may submit a nomination Entries are due by December 15, 2021.