FHWA doles out millions to help speed up construction projects on nation’s highways

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded $34 million in grants to 10 projects in 10 states under the Advanced Digital Construction Management Systems (ADCMS) grant program in an effort to reduce highway construction delays and cost overruns.

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According to a news release, the grants will help promote digital construction, such as computer modeling and 3D design.

The new program under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a total of $85 million over five years…

The program goals include:

Accelerated adoption of advanced digital construction management systems throughout the project lifecycle to boost productivity and manage complex projects.
More timely and productive information-sharing through reduced reliance on paper.
The development and deployment of best practices on construction sites.
Increased technology adoption and deployment by states and local governments.
Increased transparency as the result of the real-time sharing of information.

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