Congratulations 2012 Creative Solutions Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating the Town of Vernon and District Two of the CT Dept. of Transportation for their winning solutions.

The winning solutions were as follows:

Town of Vernon – Under Vehicle Washer

This inexpensive solution helps get the salt and debris off the underside of Vernon’s fleet.


DOT District Two – Bituminous Asphalt Trench Paving Box 

This solution saves DOT staff a lot of time and improves worker safety.




Thank you to our judges – Mark Carlino of Manchester, Tom Hughes of Danbury, Brian Mitchell of West Hartford and Mark Wantroba of CIRMA- for their hard work and support. The winning solutions will be highlighted at the 2012 Technology Transfer Expo here in Storrs on September 19th and will receive recognition at this year’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony on October 25th.

Details about this year’s winning entries as well as those from the past are highlighted in our online Creative Solutions Award Guide at

About Connecticut T2 Center

The Training & Technical Assistance Center at UCONN provides education and technical assistance to members of Connecticut's Transportation and Public Safety Community, including municipal public works directors, street and road maintenance superintendents and staff, city and town engineers, Connecticut Department of Transportation employees, transportation planners and law enforcement professionals serving as legal traffic authorities. We are Connecticut's LTAP Center
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