April 2009

The FHWA Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program is soliciting proposals through a Broad Agency Announcement on 12 topics in four focus areas:

  • nanoscale research,
  • concepts for integrated highway safety and systems operations,
  • new technologies and advanced policies for energy and resource conservation systems, and
  • macro, mega and national scale modeling systems.

Proposals are due Wednesday, June 24.  The EAR Program plans to award around $11.6 million to proposals responding to the solicitation.  For additional details about the topics and proposal requirements, please see the announcement located at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/advancedresearch/index.cfm.

FHWA would appreciate you forwarding the above information to your membership.  Thank you.