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FHWA awards cooperative agreement for pavement sustainability and resilience

News | October 6, 2023 | By:

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has entered into a cooperative agreement entitled, “Advancing Sustainability and Resilience in Pavements” with the University of California, Davis. The purpose of the agreement is to further the Sustainable Pavements Program by exploring topics related to sustainability and resilience such as the use of low-carbon materials, equity, life cycle cost analysis (LCCA), life cycle assessment (LCA), social LCA, vulnerability assessment, among others.

It will also support ongoing efforts such as the FHWA Climate Challenge, Every Day Counts (EDC) Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Sustainable Project Delivery, and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Section 60506 Low-carbon Transportation Materials Grant Program.

The cooperative is for five years and up to $7.5 million in federal award.

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