IRF opens 2008 GRAA Competition

Vernier Geneva, Switzerland – The International Road Federation (IRF) has officially opened the 2008 GRAA Competition. Started in 2000, this worldwide program seeks to honor and recognize road projects throughout the world that demonstrate excellence and innovation.

Since the IRF began this annual competition, more than 60 projects from two dozen countries have been recognized for their contributions in the advancement of road development worldwide.

The competition is open to all organizations involved in the road industry. There is no limit to the number of entries an organization may submit. Entries are open to projects that may have been recognized in other award programs, provided they have not been recognized in an IRF Global Road Achievement Award competition during any previous year.

This year, the IRF will be accepting awards submissions in each of the following categories:

  • research;
  • design;
  • innovative finance;
  • technology, equipment & manufacturing;
  • advocacy & lobbying;
  • environmental mitigation;
  • construction methodology;
  • maintenance management;
  • safety;
  • traffic management & intelligent transportation systems;
  • program management;
  • quality management;

Applications must be received by IRF no later than May 30, 2008. To inquire about the GRAA Competition or to obtain a copy of the 2008 Application, please contact Magid Elabyad at +1 703 535 1001.

GRAA Information and the 2008 Application are also available on the GRAA web page

Auteur: Redactie Infrasite

Bron: IRF International Road Federation