Congratulations 2013 Creative Solutions Award Winners

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

The winning solutions were as follows:

Town of Hebron – Sign Base Carrier

small Jeffs sign holderphotosmall Jeffs signphotoThis inexpensive solution improves safety and efficiency by allowing crews to carry sign bases on the outside of the trucks and increasing space inside the vehicle for employees.


DOT District Two – Salt Chute for Dump Body Rear Mounted Spinners

This solution improves efficiency by applying material where it works best and also reduces the amount of material used; saving money and reducing environmental impact.

Thank you to our judges: Tony Amaral – Town of Simsbury, Bill Dwinnells – Town of Bethel, Mose Saccary – Town of New Canaan, and Tim Webb – Town of Ellington- for their hard work and support. The winning solutions were highlighted at the 2013 Technology Transfer Expo here in Storrs on September 18th and received recognition at this year’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony on October 24th.

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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