UA to receive $8 million grant to improve traffic control systems in West Alabama

By Associated Engineering Press

The University of Alabama is getting an $8 million grant to help improve traffic control systems in west Alabama. The money comes from the US Department of Transportation. It will be used to improve safety, reduce congestion, and help with local transportation systems. Sources: ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)NBC 13 (Birmingham)WAAY-ABC (Huntsville)Yellowhammer NewsWVUA (Tuscaloosa)Travel Wire NewsNBC 13 (Birmingham)Fox 6 (Birmingham)ABC 33/40 (Birmingham)CBS 42 (Birmingham)WAAY-ABC (Huntsville)Crimson WhitePhone WeekEquipment World

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: March 30, 2019    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Center for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features:   , , , , ,