140 W. MITCHELL
ARLINGTON, TX 76010
DIVISION FOR ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
ARLINGTON, TX 76019
HOURS: MONDAY - THURSDAY: 8AM - 5:30PM
FRIDAY: 8AM - 5PM
FHWA's BUILD A BETTER MOUSETRAP
Build a Better Mousetrap is a competition by the Federal Highway Administration to discover, share and celebrate innovations in road construction. These innovations can range from new tools or equipment to new safety practices.
TxLTAP is currently accepting any new or existing innovative ideas meeting the criteria listed below.
THIS PROGRAM RECOGNIZES INNOVATION IN 4 CATEGORIES
Category 1: Innovative Project
Any solution that addresses any or all phase(s) of the 'project' life cycle- Planning, Design/Engineering, Construction, and Maintenance. This project shall introduce new ideas, is locally relevant, original, and creative in thinking..
Category 2: Bold Steps
Any locally relevant high-risk project or process showing a break-through solution with demonstrated high-reward.
Category 3: Smart Transformation
A locally relevant significant change in any transportation activity or process that is SMART "Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timebound" in nature that results in improved efficiencies.
Category 4: Pioneer
A locally relevant product/tool that is among the first to solve a maintenance problem with a home-grown solution.
Click here to see previous Build a Better Mousetrap winners!
Click here for more information regarding the Federal Highway Administration BABM